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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • His features were writhing with those horrible symptoms which he already knew, and which had so seriously alarmed him when he saw them for the first time.
  • Still, let it not be supposed that amid this affected resignation to the will of Providence, the unfortunate inn-keeper did not writhe under the double misery of seeing the hateful canal carry off his customers and his profits, and the daily infliction of his peevish partner’s murmurs and lamentations.
  • This second attack was much more violent than the first, and he had slipped from the couch to the ground, where he was writhing in agony.
  • All around him were lying the Palikares, writhing in convulsive agonies, while two or three who were only slightly wounded were trying to escape by springing from the windows.

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  • The patient writhed in pain.
  • She writhed on the sidewalk begging that someone call an ambulance.

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