’Damn!’ muttered the sick man between his teeth, and writhing impatiently in his bed.
’These are only some pupils of mine,’ said Wackford Squeers, pointing to the little boy on the trunk and the two little boys on the floor, who had been staring at each other without uttering a word, and writhing their bodies into most remarkable contortions, according to the custom of little boys when they first become acquainted.
Ring merrily for births that make expectants writhe, and marriages that are made in hell, and toll ruefully for the dead whose shoes are worn already!
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The patient writhed in pain.
She writhed on the sidewalk begging that someone call an ambulance.