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  • There was; it heaved itself out of the water in endless, galvanic convulsions.†   (source)
  • Dobbs was almost as bad as Orr, who seemed happy as an undersized, grinning lark with his deranged and galvanic giggle and shivering warped buck teeth and who was sent along for a rest leave with Milo and Yossarian on the trip to Cairo for eggs when Milo bought cotton instead and took off at dawn for Istanbul with his plane packed to the gun turrets with exotic spiders and unripened red bananas.†   (source)
  • The twins lay face-to-face, feeling the basin's galvanic touch against their skin.†   (source)
  • Once in a while there's someone…someone like you…and then the only thing that convinces is galvanic contact."†   (source)
  • From a mail-order house she ordered a battery-operated galvanic device which applied the stimulation of low-voltage electrical current to his paralyzed limbs.†   (source)
  • Dead slizzard legs are made to jump with galvanic currents.†   (source)
  • Reich shook with galvanic spasms that forced him to release the girl.†   (source)
  • There are fourteen water-mills, six steam-engines, and a galvanic battery   (source)
  • Reactionary grumblings are more like galvanic twitching of the dead than a basis of an uprising.
  • a galvanic cell
  • a galvanic battery
  • And there are plenty of animals that can create enough galvanic force for a spark.†   (source)
  • "It's a type of galvanic force," I said, then hesitated.†   (source)
  • He shook with galvanic spasms that forced him to release the girl.†   (source)
  • The President switched off the music and, with the final note of the final stanza, there was absolute silence–the silence of stretched expectancy, quivering and creeping with a galvanic life.†   (source)
  • Ooh-ah!" the stereoscopic lips came together again, and once more the facial erogenous zones of the six thousand spectators in the Alhambra tingled with almost intolerable galvanic pleasure.†   (source)
  • It was as though he had received a galvanic shock.†   (source)
  • The haste, and, as it were, the galvanic impulse of the movement, were really quite startling.†   (source)
  • It was as potent, and perhaps endowed with the same kind of efficacy, as a galvanic ring!†   (source)
  • Quick jerks as of galvanic shocks disclosed under the flat coverlet the outlines of meagre and agitated legs; he let go my shoulder and reached after something in the air; his body trembled tensely like a released harp-string; and while I looked down, the spectral horror in him broke through his glassy gaze.†   (source)
  • 'There are fourteen water-mills, six steam-engines, and a galvanic battery, always a-working upon it, and they can't make it fast enough, though the men work so hard that they die off, and the widows is pensioned directly, with twenty pound a-year for each of the children, and a premium of fifty for twins.†   (source)
  • Don't be galvanic, sir!'†   (source)
  • It happened when he was studying in Paris, and just at the time when, over and above his other work, he was occupied with some galvanic experiments.†   (source)
  • …occupied all the space between the two windows; on the walls hung Turkish firearms, whips, a sabre, two maps, some anatomical diagrams, a portrait of Hoffland, a monogram woven in hair in a blackened frame, and a diploma under glass; a leather sofa, torn and worn into hollows in parts, was placed between two huge cupboards of birch-wood; on the shelves books, boxes, stuffed birds, jars, and phials were huddled together in confusion; in one corner stood a broken galvanic battery.†   (source)
  • Words cannot describe the effects produced by our galvanic rays on these huge, whimsically sculpted blocks, whose every angle, ridge, and facet gave off a different glow depending on the nature of the veins running inside the ice.†   (source)
  • At first they wore the aspect of charity, and seemed white and slender angels who would save me; but then, all at once, there came a most deadly nausea over my spirit, and I felt every fibre in my frame thrill as if I had touched the wire of a galvanic battery, while the angel forms became meaningless spectres, with heads of flame, and I saw that from them there would be no help.†   (source)
  • As we raised a cry of victory, Jack, desirous of a share in the glory of conquest, ran close to the creature, firing his pistol into its side, when he was sent sprawling over and over by a movement of its tail, excited to a last galvanic effort by the shot.†   (source)
  • It was the pregnancy of solemn admonition in the singular, low, hissing utterance; and, above all, it was the character, the tone, the key, of those few, simple, and familiar, yet whispered syllables, which came with a thousand thronging memories of bygone days, and struck upon my soul with the shock of a galvanic battery.†   (source)
  • The draught produced a galvanic effect, a violent trembling pervaded the old man's limbs, his eyes opened until it was fearful to gaze upon them, he heaved a sigh which resembled a shriek, and then his convulsed body returned gradually to its former immobility, the eyes remaining open.†   (source)
  • The old man sat up erect, pallid, and like a corpse which rises under the influence of a galvanic shock.†   (source)
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