He glanced back apprehensively, half expecting to find the limp white things crawling after him in sightless pursuit or snaking up through the treetops in a writhing and ungovernable mutative mass.
’They certainly look beautiful now writhing in agony or stupefied with morphine, don’t they?
’Taste it,’ Milo urged, following Yossarian’s writhing face around with the banana insistently.
All at once he realized — though the writhing turbulence beneath him had not diminished one whit — that she was no longer grappling with him, recognized with a quiver that she was not fighting him but heaving her pelvis up against him remorselessly in the primal, powerful, rhapsodic instinctual rhythm of erotic ardor and abandonment.
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The patient writhed in pain.
She writhed on the sidewalk begging that someone call an ambulance.