Taking special care not to crimp the IV cord, she cuddled Destiny close.
Cynthia looped the coils of the telephone cord around her finger.
"Shouldn't you cut the cord?" she asked anxiously.
The simple cut reminded her of something she'd seen in movies about ancient Rome: loose-fitted and airy, it was secured by a thin cord around her neck.
The silk cord was fastened to the brass gas lamp that centered the ceiling of the room, the other end tightly knotted about her soft white neck.
I have unfastened the silken cord from the drapes and knotted it to the gas fixture above.
Then, with her back still turned toward him, she unfastened the drape cord and began tying the knot.
Racing to the dairy, she jerked out a drawer and removed the book, some disposable gloves, a pair of scissors, some cord and a bottle of iodine.
She lifted her hand and the IV cord hung limply.
When do I get this umbilical cord removed?
Gabe took the necklace, looking at the two emeralds on the black leather-like cord. He'd missed his necklace after eons wearing it. He'd missed his mother and baby brother. He squeezed them in his hand in the only hug he could give his dead family.
He was bound to the porcelain fixture with a nylon cord around his ankles and one around his arms, which were tied behind him.
The beat cop pointed to the rear room where they found Ralph hanging from a ceiling water pipe by a thin nylon cord, slowly turning until the twist of the line tightened and reversed his direction.
Dean moved behind a post, trying to get what little privacy the squad room and the length of his phone cord allowed.
Now that we've severed that umbilical cord, why don't I show you around the woods a little?
Every campaign, he gave it to her for safekeeping, in case the weapon of an enemy severed the leather cord and it was lost.
He held out a black cord with a red gem.
Jessi fumbled with the lobster clasp on the black cord necklace, completely shaken by his size and heat.
The operator, whose attention is thus attracted, inserts a peg in the jack, then throws over the speaking key of the cord circuit, and having ascertained particulars of the requirement places the other peg of the pair in the nearest multiple jack of the wanted subscriber, whom she proceeds to ring up. In the meantime the callinglamp has darkened; and each subscriber's line being equipped with a cut-off relay whose function it is to disconnect tl, e calling apparatus while the circuit is in use, the insertion o r a peg is immediately followed by the disappearance of the calling signal.
The cord was drawn tight and the victim ceased to breathe; its spirit passed into the world of the gods.
The Mayas have left no r cord of their institutions or of the causes of their decline, beyond what may be deduced from their ruined structures.
But these two harpoons, each by its own cord, are both connected with the line; the object being this: to dart them both, if possible, one instantly after the other into the same whale; so that if, in the coming drag, one should draw out, the other may still retain a hold.
Unerringly impelling this dead, impregnable, uninjurable wall, and this most buoyant thing within; there swims behind it all a mass of tremendous life, only to be adequately estimated as piled wood is--by the cord; and all obedient to one volition, as the smallest insect.
As when the stricken whale, that from the tub has reeled out hundreds of fathoms of rope; as, after deep sounding, he floats up again, and shows the slackened curling line buoyantly rising and spiralling towards the air; so now, Starbuck saw long coils of the umbilical cord of Madame Leviathan, by which the young cub seemed still tethered to its dam.
Meanwhile Nesvitski, Zherkov, and the officer of the suite were standing together out of range of the shots, watching, now the small group of men with yellow shakos, dark-green jackets braided with cord, and blue riding breeches, who were swarming near the bridge, and then at what was approaching in the distance from the opposite side--the blue uniforms and groups with horses, easily recognizable as artillery.
How can you chuck it in like that or shove it under the cord where it'll get rubbed?
A vein in the young man's long thin neck swelled like a cord and went blue behind the ear, and suddenly his face flushed.