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Quotes of swollen

  1. Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen and drowns things weighty and solid. – Francis Bacon
  2. Undernourished, intelligence becomes like the bloated belly of a starving child: swollen filled with nothing the body can use. – Andrea Dworkin
  3. When I got back to my father and mother and was sitting up there in our tepee, my face was still all puffed and my legs and arms were badly swollen but I felt good all over and wanted to get right up and run around. – Black Elk
  4. I don't think I ever had a swollen head: I remember where I come from. – Eva Herzigova
  5. Creation destroys as it goes, throws down one tree for the rise of another. But ideal mankind would abolish death, multiply itself million upon million, rear up city upon city, save every parasite alive, until the accumulation of mere existence is swollen to a horror. – David Herbert Lawrence
  6. Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly. – Mao Zedong

Usage examples for swollen

  1. They were swollen to three times their natural size and were so inflamed that I thought I would be obliged to give up. – In and Out of Rebel Prisons by Lieut. A. [Alonzo] Cooper
  2. There was something grotesque in the aspect of this drink- swollen face, all convulsed with sorrow. – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  3. She came down soon with a smile on her face, but the swollen eyes showed the grief she had been struggling with. – Dawn by Mrs. Harriet A. Adams
  4. The ankle was badly swollen – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  5. For a long time I gazed at the swollen features before I realised what it was that fascinated and puzzled me about her. – The Dream Doctor by Arthur B. Reeve
  6. His own was moist and hot; and I noticed under the stronger light of the hall, that the veins in his temples were swollen and throbbing and that he moved listlessly, as though he had been under a great strain. – The Professor's Mystery by Wells Hastings Brian Hooker
  7. Only try to cross the swollen brook, in a boat, on horseback, or on foot. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  8. After all, if he comes home with a swollen face it will be in a good cause. – A Prairie Courtship by Harold Bindloss
  9. Her face was swollen from crying and her eyes were red. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  10. Her eyes were red and swollen with weeping. – A Monk of Cruta by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. The poor music- teacher's face was swollen almost past recognition with crying. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  12. I came here to get your opinion, he said, holding up a swollen hand, but I want to tell you first that I ought to get ten thousand, not a cent less. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. One day Cosmo came late, and to say there were traces of tears on his cheeks would hardly be correct, for his eyes were swollen with weeping. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  14. By six o'clock the last bottle was packed, and Nance washed the blood and dirt off her hands and forced her swollen aching feet into her shoes. – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  15. " Well, jest one tech," agreed Billy; " an' I ain't a- goin' to be 'sponsible neither," and he poked out a swollen jaw for Jimmy to touch. – Miss Minerva and William Green Hill by Frances Boyd Calhoun
  16. And getting up abruptly, he left the room, to be alone in his study, and bathe his swollen and aching face. – Eric, or Little by Little by Frederic W. Farrar
  17. The valley was so narrow that we crossed a swollen and rapid mountain stream five times. – Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California by Mary Evarts Anderson
  18. Shortly he went to sleep with his swollen face fallen forward on his chest. – Maggie: A Girl of the Streets by Stephen Crane
  19. He drew out of the swollen leather bag a stone as big as a small marble, and held it out. – The Bag of Diamonds by George Manville Fenn
  20. Mine were swollen too, and we stood staring miserably at each other, but not approaching a step nearer, until at last she said coldly- Mother sent me upstairs to ask if you would prefer to have your breakfast in bed. – The Heart of Una Sackville by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

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