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  • …at your brain, jump inside want to scream troops of tapping feet fall into rhythm, marking time, right between your eyes get the urge to dance louder, louder, ultra gray-matter power, shock waves of energy mushroom inside your head you want to let go detonate, annihilate barriers, bring down the walls, unleashing floodwaters, freeing long-captive dreams to ride the current through arteries and capillaries, pulsing, rushing, raging torrents pounding against your heart sweeping you away.†   (source)
  • The mosaic thickens and throws more clots, and the clots drift through the bloodstream into the small capillaries, where they get stuck.†   (source)
  • She met a sculptor with a face full of burst capillaries, English, his wife was dying, and she had a long talk with him, a completely intense conversation about the way in which their work exposed them, layer by layer, as inadequate, and they took solace one from the other, seeing how such things can be shared no matter how seemingly unique.†   (source)
  • Pressure on the capillaries from tight clothing keeps them from filling.†   (source)
  • I cried until I was spent, dehydrated, my eyes and the flesh around them a site map of broken capillaries.†   (source)
  • Junior's face and limbs were puffy, his capillaries leaking out what was being poured into him.†   (source)
  • The corpse spun around, staring at David as though every vein and capillary would burst.†   (source)
  • The sap of his outermost capillaries plays havoc with the earth, for the way the sap exits in lines and curves is the scythe of fate.†   (source)
  • Broken capillaries in his face, in his eyes.†   (source)
  • The city was hers, as, made up and sleeked so with the customary words and images (cosmopolitan, culture, cable cars) it had not been before: she had sale-passage tonight to its far blood's branchings, be they capillaries too small for more than peering into, or vessels mashed together in shameless municipal hickeys, out on the skin for all but tourists to see.†   (source)
  • Cut down on sleep and you impair circulation and contract the capillaries, which causes hydration and sagging.†   (source)
  • Instead of going for the jugular, his instinct is to go for the capillaries.
    capillaries = smallest blood vessels
  • Percy traced his hand across a web of capillaries.†   (source)
  • I even know what capillaries are, I even spelled it right.†   (source)
  • Six hours after death the capillaries coagulate.†   (source)
  • The director of CERN, Maximilian Kohler, opened his eyes to the cool rush of cromolyn and leukotriene in his body, dilating his bronchial tubes and pulmonary capillaries.†   (source)
  • The Old Magic that crested within him was terrifying, electric surges of energy that rocketed through every vein and capillary.†   (source)
  • How can they say that, when I've won a special mention for my essay on Temperance, about drunken men having car accidents and freezing to death in snowstorms because the alcohol dilates their capillaries?†   (source)
  • Now that he was trained to see, he put together the other clues he recalled: red palms, the starburst of capillaries on cheek and neck, the womanly breasts, and the absence of armpit hair.†   (source)
  • She struggled against Loki's will so intensely that a capillary had burst across her forehead, making a dotted red line there.†   (source)
  • I felt it fighting me, tearing open tissue and capillaries faster than I could mend them, gnawing at Blitzen with malicious hunger.†   (source)
  • The house shuddered, oak bone on bone, its bared skeleton cringing from the heat, its wire, its nerves revealed as if a surgeon had torn the skin off to let the red veins and capillaries quiver in the scalded air.†   (source)
  • The house shuddered, oak bone on bone, its bared skeleton cringing from the heat, its wire, its nerves revealed as if a surgeon had torn the skin off to let the red veins and capillaries quiver in the scalded air.†   (source)
  • They are not that massive, but they come equipped with a capillary, a very tiny channel, that emerges here, as you can clearly see, just above the tip.†   (source)
  • For Hans Castorp understood that this living body—with its mysterious symmetry of limbs, nourished by blood through a network of nerves, veins, arteries, capillaries, all oozing lymph; with its scaffold of bones, some of them tubes filled with marrow, some like blades, some like bulbs, some torqued vertebrae, but all originating in a gelatinous base that with the help of calcium salts and lime had grown Arm enough to support the rest; with its joints made of tendons, cartilage, and…†   (source)
  • Capillary attraction is a natural phenomenon.†   (source)
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