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Finger sentence examples

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  • I was about to deny, but she put a finger to my lips.

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  • He tapped his finger on the paper.

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  • As my finger tips trace line and curve, they discover the thought and emotion which the artist has portrayed.

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  • He pointed his finger and snarled, "Remember that!"

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  • Even David Dean, although he was smart enough to keep his mouth shut in front of his wife, was forced to cross every finger of both hands.

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  • Fritz pointed a stubby finger at her.

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  • Oh!" and she shook her finger at him, "I have even heard of your doings in Paris!"

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  • He ran one finger along her lips.

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  • When Destiny wanted to wear a ring like mommy, Carmen tied a yellow ribbon around her finger and made a bow of it on the top.

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  • With the DNA you could tell whose finger it was, if you happened to have the rest of the guy's body or a few squirts of his liquids.

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  • The ball of the human finger is but a drop congealed.

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  • He touched her face and trailed a finger down her neck, between her breasts, and rested his hand on her stomach.

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  • I read my first connected story in May, 1887, when I was seven years old, and from that day to this I have devoured everything in the shape of a printed page that has come within the reach of my hungry finger tips.

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  • He told her they had found the finger and it later turning up missing.

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  • And then you found the dropped finger bone.

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  • And smilingly raising a finger at him, she left the room.

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  • Quinn thumped his finger on the paper.

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  • The tramp screamed and touched her finger to the oozing blood.

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  • We got lucky and pulled a single finger print from the rest room door.

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  • "Your joke is too bad, it's witty but unjust," said Anna Pavlovna, shaking her little shriveled finger at him.

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  • Every day in imagination I made a trip round the world, and I saw many wonders from the uttermost parts of the earth--marvels of invention, treasuries of industry and skill and all the activities of human life actually passed under my finger tips.

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  • I tried to say more but she put her finger to my lips as she wiped her face.

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  • "Then we take them out back and—" Dustin ran his finger across his throat.

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  • He placed the ring on his finger, his body buzzing with lust and anticipation.

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  • My guess is it came from a finger or toe.

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  • Dean's question was met with a smile and a kindergarten finger to Fred's shushing lips.

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  • Her hand shot out before Dean could see it, slapping him across the face so hard four finger prints glowed in red on his cheek.

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  • When she looked up at him, he put an index finger to his lips indicating silence.

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  • His shriveled old hands were folded and on the finger of one of them Pierre noticed a large cast iron ring with a seal representing a death's head.

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  • Maybe someone gave us 'the finger' only this time it isn't an insult.

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  • He rose to leave and then added, Whatever the age of that skeleton, the facts still remain that someone swapped the bones, someone stole the finger and 'metalman29' was offering an inflated price for the mine.

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  • Eyes widened when she learned someone had pilfered the small finger bone from Cynthia's bureau and she shivered when told the Deans had been followed into the mine.

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  • She touched one with her index finger.

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  • "Come, let's argue then," said Prince Andrew, "You talk of schools," he went on, crooking a finger, "education and so forth; that is, you want to raise him" (pointing to a peasant who passed by them taking off his cap) "from his animal condition and awaken in him spiritual needs, while it seems to me that animal happiness is the only happiness possible, and that is just what you want to deprive him of.

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  • She put her finger to her lips to quiet Dean.

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  • Finally he released one hand and lifted it to her face, crooking a finger under her chin to lift it.

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  • Deidre watched in growing horror as his teeth turned from normal to sharpened, and two long canines half the size of her index finger lengthened from his gum.

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  • The Wizard reached out, caught the wee creature in his hand, and holding its head between one thumb and finger and its tail between the other thumb and finger he pulled it apart, each of the two parts becoming a whole and separate piglet in an instant.

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  • She keeps the relative position of the keys by an occasional touch of the little finger on the outer edge of the board.

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  • At length, as I leaned with my elbow on the bench one day, it ran up my clothes, and along my sleeve, and round and round the paper which held my dinner, while I kept the latter close, and dodged and played at bopeep with it; and when at last I held still a piece of cheese between my thumb and finger, it came and nibbled it, sitting in my hand, and afterward cleaned its face and paws, like a fly, and walked away.

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  • "England is done for," said he, scowling and pointing his finger at someone unseen.

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  • He bent down his head and listened, shaking a warning finger at his master.

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  • He lifted her chin with a curled index finger and forced her to meet his solemn gaze.

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  • She brushed water from his face and traced a finger along his jaw.

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  • The chain around his hand bit into his finger, and he looked at it.

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  • As he spoke, he continued the light stroke of one thumb and trailed a finger down the side of her face and traced her jaw.

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  • Puzzled, she studied her finger, not understanding what was cutting it.

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  • Maybe some miner lost his finger and when they rushed him to a doctor the severed piece was lost.

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  • I found a finger bone and had it authenticated as human.

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  • She picked at her finger and sucked on it.

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  • Somebody switched the bones, stole the finger, and took the cigarette tin.

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  • "You are this close from me kissing you," he said and held up his index finger and thumb an inch apart.

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  • Darkyn was one finger, his mate two fingers and Wynn three.

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  • He said nothing, even as the last finger of light faded from the horizon and starlight replaced the sun.

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  • Little Tim was so tame that he would hop on my finger and eat candied cherries out of my hand.

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  • Only dip your finger in it and I'll drink it all up.

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  • "It's very small," adding, "maybe a little finger or a ring finger.

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  • He picked the ring up and stared at it absently, rolling it back and forth between his thumb and index finger.

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  • He slipped the ring on her finger.

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  • Cynthia looped the coils of the telephone cord around her finger.

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  • The woman checked a ring binder on the picnic table, running down the names with her finger.

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  • He lifted her chin with one finger.

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  • He wiped the corner of her mouth, and she resisted the urge to nip his finger.

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  • He knelt over Damian and pulled the ring from his finger.

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  • "No, no, no," she whispered and pushed at the teeth with a finger.

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  • Joseph rose from his chair, pointing an accusing finger.

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  • What are you going to do with the finger?

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  • The death dealer touched a gloved finger to a blank spot on the construction paper, and an orchid sprung up, ethereal and hovering over the paper.

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  • He took her hand and pricked her finger.

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  • He took her hand gently in his feathery, cool hands and pressed a finger to the inside of her forearm.

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  • As promised, he did not drink long, and she felt him press another finger to the wound to seal the seepage.

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  • Evelyn hugged herself before looking down at the massive diamond on her ring finger.

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  • She looked back and with a finger wave of two chubby digits and called, "Nighty-night. Time to visit the planet Draghow!"

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  • She twisted her now-empty left hand ring finger and spoke, in barely a whisper.

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  • Before they could comment, she rose, and putting a finger to her lips, whispered, "We mustn't let Claire know our little secret."

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  • I have a diamond ring adorning my finger, just as a bride might wear!

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  • And he's pointing his finger at me.

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  • "You watch your ass," he told Dean, pointing his finger for emphasis.

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  • Then this one snot-nose gives me the finger.

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  • Without standing, the man spoke, pointing a long nailed finger.

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  • Jackson put his index finger on her lips to silence her.

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  • He shook a long finger at her.

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  • She pointed a finger at Jackson.

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  • Sarah pinched her bottom lip with her thumb and index finger.

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  • She traced his jaw line from temple to chin with her index finger.

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  • They were quiet for a long time until Elisabeth propped up on her elbow, tracing his jaw line with her finger.

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  • You had those kids wrapped around your finger.

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  • He backed up, tearing his gaze from her finger.

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  • Jackson held Elisabeth's finger and bellowed, "Sarah, get in here, now!"

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  • He held up Elisabeth's finger, "THIS happened to me."

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  • She crunched up her face, then used her index finger to wipe Elisabeth's thumb.

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  • Jackson rubbed his chin with his thumb and index finger.

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  • His face softened into a grin, as he crooked a long index finger at her.

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  • He brought his index finger to his lips.

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  • He exhaled a long breath and tapped his index finger on his lips.

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  • She smacked him, and pointed a finger.

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  • He observed the glass for a minute then dipped his index finger and touched it to his tongue.

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  • You go put that ring on her finger, and I will come by her house in a few hours.

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  • He placed the ring on her finger and they sat holding each other admiring it.

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  • Jackson put his index finger to his ear.

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  • He ran a finger along her jaw line.

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  • She shook a finger at Carmen.

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  • She wound the twine around her finger.

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  • She pointed at the door with a trembling finger.

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  • He traced her jaw line with a finger.

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  • He traced her jaw with a finger and his gaze became tender.

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  • Josh shook a finger at Alex.

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  • She kept her head down, pretending she had a sliver in her finger.

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  • She even caught herself touching her ear to keep from sliding her finger behind it to the subcutaneous net implant.

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  • "No, it doesn't," he said softly.  He reached out to her.  His hands trailed down her soft cheek and tangled in her wayward curls.  With his index finger, he drew a line from her chin, down her neck, between her breasts and rested his hand on her belly, where the hatchling grew.

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  • He leisurely began to trace a finger along the elastic waist­band in search of a telltale imperfection he could locate on a later date, giving identifying confirmation to his theory.

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  • He felt good, though he couldn't put his finger on the reason.

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  • He pointed his finger.

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  • He reached out and traced her jaw with an index finger, his gaze becoming sultry.

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  • His finger left her jaw and softly followed the curve of her neck.

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  • He reached out and ran a finger down her cheek in a soft caress that increased her pulse.

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  • She touched his lips with an index finger.

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  • He flipped her chin with a curled index finger.

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  • He lifted her chin with a curled index finger "Everything will be fine, sweetheart."

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  • She ran a finger across the top of the potbellied stove and pulled away a sooty finger.

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  • He reached out, gently lifting her chin with a curled index finger and gazing into her eyes.

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  • Her gaze followed her finger as she rested it on her name below theirs.

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  • She released a deep sigh, finger lingering on the names from her past.

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  • Jenn's eyes went to the finger on his chest.

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  • When he shifted, Jen leaned away with a coy smile and trailed the finger across his lower abdomen, moving around him.

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  • They were half the size of her longest finger.

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  • Touching him was like sticking her finger in a light socket.

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  • Maroon bubbled from her finger.

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  • His index finger lifted her chin and he softly kissed her forehead.

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  • Carmen explained what had happened and introduced Alex with a point of the finger.

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  • He touched her neck, softly tracing a finger from below her ear all the way down to the swell of her breasts.

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  • She put a finger to her lips.

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  • Felipa said with a finger to her lips again.

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  • Finally he pointed a finger at Carmen.

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  • He brushed a lock of hair back from her face and then traced her jaw with a finger.

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  • She put an index finger on his lips.

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  • She stifled a sneeze with an index finger under her nose and gave Mr. O'Hara a disgusted look.

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  • She could hardly point a finger at him for being an opportunist.

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  • He reached out and claimed her hand, running a finger around the white band where her engagement ring had been.

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  • If you were asking Clara, then why were you pointing a finger at me?

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  • I wasn't pointing a finger at you.

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  • This one slid through the lemon like it was tissue paper and pricked her finger on the other side.

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  • Xander brushed her cheek with the back side of his index finger.

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  • He trailed a finger down the side of her face as he spoke.

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  • After four steps, she felt them and grimaced, a rough edge piercing one finger.

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  • The first night in his house, Xander reacted strongly to her slicing her finger.

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  • Jessi squeezed her finger, until she felt the warm blood.

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  • The two appendixes attached to the upper lobe or lobus pyramidalis, and known in modern nomenclature as processus pyramidalis and processus papillaris, were described respectively as the "finger" of the liver and as the "offshoot."

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  • The pollex and the third finger are as a rule reduced to one phalanx each, while the index still has two.

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  • Another type exists in Rhea and in the Anseriformes, greatly specialized by being spirally twisted and partly reversible like the finger of a glove.

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  • Second finger the longest.

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  • It was His " finger " that wrote the brief code which has come down to us in the decalogue.

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  • He enlarges, as it was his business to do, on the tranquillity and prosperity of the empire in that period, but he does not fail to place his finger on the want of political liberty as a fatal defect.

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  • In receiving it the communicant must not touch the host with his finger; otherwise it loses its virtue.

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  • In the Malay Peninsula the blood of a murdered man must be put in a bottle and prayers said over; after seven days of this worship a sound is heard and the operator puts his finger into the bottle for the polong, as the demon is called, to suck; it will fly through the air in the shape of an exceedingly diminutive female figure, and is always preceded by its pet, the pelesit, in the shape of a grasshopper.

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  • In Nemertines the everted proboscis is retracted in the same way as the tip of a glove finger would be if it were pulled backwards by a thread situated in the axis and attached to the tip. The comparison may be carried still further.

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  • Some have their legs or arms distorted by long continuance in one position; others have kept their hands clenched until the finger nails have pierced entirely through their hands.

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  • The Rhinedaughters appear to him, and ask him to give them the ring that is on his finger.

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  • The simple siphon is used by filling it with the liquid to be decanted, closing the longer limb with the finger and plunging the shorter into the liquid; and it must be filled for each time of using.

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  • He checked the vainglory of Alexander, when he aspired to the honours of divinity, by pointing to his wounded finger, saying, "See the blood of a mortal, not of a god."

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  • Then comes a feeling of discomfort which can be often localized, the individual pointing with his finger to a spot somewhere behind the end of the breastbone.

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  • For personal ornament finger-rings of great variety in the material and design were worn by men, sometimes to the extent of one or more on each finger, many persons possessing small cabinets of them.

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  • It reported favourably, especially on the use of the measurements for primary classification, but recommended also the adoption in part of a system of "finger prints" as suggested by Francis Galton, and already practised in Bengal.

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  • Each principal heading was further subdivided into three classes of "small," "medium" and "large," and as an increased guarantee height, length of little finger, and the colour of the eye were also recorded.

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  • Anthropometry, however, gradually fell into disfavour, and it has been generally supplanted by the superior system of finger prints.

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  • In Bengal measurements were already abandoned by 1897, when the finger print system was adopted throughout British India.

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  • Three years later England followed suit; and as the result of a fresh inquiry ordered by the Home Office, finger prints were alone relied upon for identification.

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  • Thus an abortive supernumerary finger may not cause much, if any, inconvenience to the possessor, but nevertheless it must be regarded as a type of disease, which, trivial as it may appear, has a profound meaning in phylogeny and ontogeny.

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  • Sand consists of grains of quartz or flint, the individual particles of which are large enough to be seen with the unaided eye or readily felt as gritty grains when rubbed between the finger and thumb.

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  • An old theory is that it represents the hand, while X= io is the two hands with the finger tips touching.

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  • He explained, corrected or commented till the clock struck nine; then, with the little finger of the right hand brushing from his coat and waistcoat the shower of superfluous snuff which had fallen on them, he pocketed his snuff-box, and resuming his hat, he as silently as when he came in made his exit by the door which I rushed to open for him."

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  • On the contrary, he possesses both in a marked degree, and his deftness of finger is not less remarkable than the suppleness and activity of his body.

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  • Quick amputation of the finger is the best remedy of all if a large snake has bitten it.

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  • in length, and with a body not thicker than a man's little finger, is able to swallow a hen's egg, a feat which seems quite impossible.

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  • Touch the tray with the finger for an instant, and lift up the ebonite without letting the hand touch the tray a second time.

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  • Rub the sheet of ebonite with flannel, lay it face downwards on one tray, touch that tray with the finger for a moment and lift up the ebonite sheet, rub it again, and lay it face downwards on the second tray and leave it there.

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  • Let the canister be touched with the finger to discharge it perfectly.

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  • Next let the canister be touched with the finger, the leaves collapse, but diverge again when the ball is withdrawn.

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  • If before the ball is withdrawn, after touching the outside of the canister with the finger, the ball is tilted over to make it touch the inside of the canister, then on withdrawing it the canister and ball are found to be perfectly discharged.

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  • A figure of Christ has been known even to give its shoes to a poor man, and a Virgin to drop a ring off her finger to a suppliant.

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  • &prtos, even, and &Lktvxos, a finger or toe, "even-toed"), the suborder of ungulate mammals in which the central (and in some cases the only) pair of toes in each foot are arranged symmetrically on each side of a vertical line running through the axes of the limbs.

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  • (4) The transverse line below this which passes from the ulnar border a little above the level of the head of the fifth metacarpal and ends somewhere about the root of the index finger is the line of the heart.

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  • (5) The vertical line descending from the middle of the wrist to end about the base of the middle finger is the line of fortune.

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  • These lines isolate certain swellings or monticuli, the largest of which is (I) the ball of the thumb, called the mountain of Venus; (2) that at the base of the index finger is the mountain of Jupiter; (3) at the root of the middle finger is the mountain of Saturn, while those at the bases of ring and little finger are respectively the mountains of the (4) Sun and (5) of Mercury.

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  • The swellings on the palmar faces of the phalanges of the several fingers are also indicative, the 1st and and of the thumb respectively, of the logical faculty and of the will; the 1st, and and 3rd of the index finger, of materialism, law and order, idealism; those of the middle finger, humanity, system, intelligence; of the ring finger, truth, economy, energy; and of the little finger, goodness, prudence, reflectiveness.

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  • Similarly the hypothenar muscles for the little finger underlie the three ulnar marginal mountains, the sizes of which depend on their development and on the prominence of the pisiform bone.

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  • The blanks are placed in the slide J and the lowest one is carried forward to the die in two successive movements of the " layer-on " K, a rod working backwards and forwards on a horizontal plate and actuating the finger L, fig.

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  • Another blank moved on by the finger L pushes off the finished coin which falls down the tube N.

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  • The rod N is then lowered and allows the indicating finger 0, which is pivoted at P, to fall until it rests on the stirrup R, which is part of the hanger D.

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  • direction, known as the Finger Lakes.

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  • Other notable falls are those of the Genesee at Portage and at Rochester, Trenton Falls, the Falls of Ticonderoga, and a multitude of falls and rapids in the Adirondack region and along the shores of the upper portions of the Finger Lakes.

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  • Thus, if a common glass-jar be struck so as to yield an audible sound, the existence of a motion of this kind may be felt by the finger lightly applied to the edge of the glass; and, on increasing the pressure so as to destroy this motion the sound forthwith ceases.

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  • If it is touched in the middle with a feather, the edge of a card, or the finger nail, and bowed a quarter of the way along the octave, the first overtone comes out.

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  • When a finger-glass (an inverted bell), is excited by passing the finger round the circumference, the tangential motion is primarily excited and the radial follows it.

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  • dactylus, finger, hence fruit of the date palm, gave O.

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  • The pope drew a ring from his finger and, giving it to the doge, bade him cast such a one into the sea each year on Ascension day, and so wed the sea.

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  • Despite the approval of Cardinal Contarini and the goodwill of the pope (who is said to have exclaimed on perusing the scheme of Ignatius, "The finger of God is here"), there was a strong and general feeling that the regular system had broken down and could not be wisely developed farther.

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  • Among the resemblances to old-world law was the use of a judicial oath, the witness touching the ground with his finger and putting it to his lips, thus swearing by Mother Earth.

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  • Assuming that a double-reined bridle is used, the third finger of the left hand should be first inserted between the snaffle reins; then the little, third and second fingers should be between the curb reins, the two outside reins being the curb, and the two inside ones the snaffle.

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  • It is not difficult to lay one's finger upon very many obliquities, self-deceptions and sophisms in Tertullian in matters of detail, for he struggled for years to reconcile things that were in themselves irreconcilable; yet in each case the perversities and sophisms were rather the outcome of the peculiarly difficult circumstances in which he stood.

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  • Ginseng of good quality generally occurs in hard, rather brittle, translucent pieces, about the size of the little finger, and varying in length from 2 to 4 in.

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  • and it is remarkable for the great thickness of its muscular walls, which gives it the feeling of a piece of whipcord when rolled between the finger and thumb.

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  • Zeus grants the petition as in the version of Pausanias, but permits the hair of Attis to grow, and his little finger to move.

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  • The little finger, digitus, 56.KTU%os, is interpreted as the phallus by Georg Kaibel (Gottinger Nachrichten, 1901, p. 513).

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  • The method in the latter case is to select roots averaging the thickness of the little finger, to cut these into lengths of about 3 or 4 in., and to plant them FIG.

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  • Many of the smaller, useless shoots are rubbed out altogether; the best are allowed to grow perhaps a foot or more in length, and then either have the tips pinched out with the finger and thumb, or the ends may be cracked or broken, and allowed to hang down, but are not detached completely.

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  • While inflating the bellows he would leave the suction port open and close the discharge port with a pinch of his finger; and while blowing the air against the fire he would leave the discharge port open and pinch together the sides of the suction port.

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  • Professing to be roused by the attack on his friend Boyle, when he had scorned to lift a finger in defence of himself against the earlier dialogues, he tore them all to shreds with an art of which no general description can give an idea.

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  • For we cannot suppose that he knew the longer suras by heart so perfectly that he was able after a time to lay his finger upon any particular passage.

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  • Weighis and Measures.The metrical system of weights and measures is in official but not in popular use, except in the foreign quarters of Cairo, Alexandria, &c. The most common Egyptian measures are the fitr, or space measured by the extension of the thumb and first finger; the shibr, or span; and the cubit (of three kinds 224, 25 and 263/4 in.).

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  • In them areas are found whence stimuli excite movements of this or that finger alone, of the upper lip without the lower, of the tip only of the tongue, or of one upper eyelid by itself.

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  • ` Hang it lower,' said the king, beckoning his groom with a wave of the finger; ` lower, that they may not have to hurt their necks about it.'

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  • After Socrates he has indeed repeated the caution not to be too rash in discerning the finger of God; but his way of looking at things is throughout mean and rustic. Two souls inhabit his book; one, the better, is borrowed from Socrates; another, the worse, is his own.

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  • plete, likewise free, finger; the shortened thumb with 2, the index with 3, the third with 4 phalanges; each finger with a curved claw.

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  • Their size is about that of a man's finger, and their colour reddish.

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  • But in India human sacrifice was actually made in the expectation of gaining hidden treasure, and doubtless we have a survival of this when snake-charmers, for a drop of blood from the finger of a first-born, will track the snakes which are guardians of treasure (Crooke ii.

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  • They venerate pictures or images, and make the sign of the cross with one finger to show that Christ had but one nature.

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  • That the tenets and practices of so characteristic a faith as Buddhism, so long prevalent in India, cannot but have left their marks on Hindu life and belief may readily be assumed, though it is not so easy to lay one's finger on the precise features that might seem to betray such an influence.

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  • mainsa (flesh), matsya (fish), madya (wine), maithuna (sexual union), and mudra (mystical finger signs) - probably the most degrading cult ever practised under the pretext of religious worship.

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  • At last, however, he saw the loose filaments of the twine standing out every way, and he found them to be attracted by the approach of his finger.

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  • The sight of fetters being forbidden him, his toga was not allowed to be tied in a knot but was fastened by means of clasps, and the only kind of ring permitted to be worn on his finger was a broken one.

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  • high, with a cylindrical stalk as thick as a man's finger, and hardly branching except near the top. The lightgreen leaves are from 4 to 5 in.

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  • The lake, one of the most beautiful of the so-called "finger lakes" of central New York, abounds in lake and rainbow trout, black bass, pickerel and pike, and there are many summer cottages along its shores.

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  • Thus when inflammation occurs in the finger, as in a whitlow, the pain is not only constantly severe, but it is increased by every pulsation of the heart, and thus has a throbbing character.

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  • The priests offered sacrifice in the temple of Volupia, the goddess of pleasure, in which stood a statue of Angerona, with a finger on her mouth, which was bound and closed (Macrobius i.

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  • He was represented in statues with his finger on his mouth, a symbol of childhood.

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  • A touch of the finger will then often reduce them to quiet; but if the hoop be expanded, the included grease is so far attenuated as to lose its effect.

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  • When, however, the surface is but very slightly greased, a spot can no longer be cleared by the warmth of the finger, or even of a spirit lamp, held underneath.

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  • seen rudely carved heads of Wallace and his betrayer, the latter with his finger in his mouth.

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  • It was found that the method yielding the best results was to make incisions in the poppy-heads soon after sunrise, to collect the juice with the finger immediately after incision and evaporate it as speedily as possible, the colour of the opium being lighter and the percentage of morphia greater than when the juice was allowed to dry on the plant.

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  • Galton was the author of memoirs on various anthropometric subjects; he originated the process of composite portraiture, and paid much attention to finger-prints and their employment for the identification of criminals, his publications on this subject including Finger Prints (1892), Decipherment of Blurred Finger Prints (1893) and Finger Print Directories (1895).

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  • In the later centuries also, particularly in the 14th century, they were set in seal matrices and finger rings.

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  • 4), or, finally, the penultimate segment may be produced into a thumb-like process opposed to the movable terminal segment or finger, forming a perfect chela or forceps, as, for instance, in the large claws of a crab or lobster.

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  • n,o, Hand and finger joints.

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  • Wind up the string by turning the flyers different ways, so that the spring of the bow may unwind them with their anterior edges ascending; then place the cork with the bow attached to it upon a table, and with a finger on the upper cork press strong enough to prevent the string from unwinding, and, taking it away suddenly, the instrument will rise to the ceiling."

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  • The last, which may have been done since he settled in France, is the darkened and partly repainted, but still powerful and haunting half-length figure in the Louvre, with the smile of inward ravishment and the prophetic finger beckoning skyward like that of St Anne in the Academy cartoon.

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  • The missionaries, who have reduced the language to writing (Gospel of St Luke, London, 1881), assert that it contains no fewer than 30,000 words, although the numerals stop at five, already a compound form, and although the same word expresses both hand and finger; but it appears that a large number of the words included in this total are compounds.

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  • The toothed segment, C, actuates the pinion, F, which carries the finger, G, and this finger remains fixed in position so long as the person is standing on the platform.

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  • This small pinion carries a finger, M, which is arranged to catch against the finger, G, when moved up to it.

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  • Consequently as the lever, J, turns, the finger, M, revolves, and is stopped when it reaches G.

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  • The sleeve of the pinion which carries M also carries the dial finger, and if the dial is properly graduated its finger will indicate the weight.

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  • The box, I, has a hinged bottom with a projecting click finger which, as the box de - scends, plays idly over the staves of a ladder arc. When the weight is removed from the platform, the counterbalance, E, causes the finger, G, to run back to its zero position, carrying with it the finger M, and causing the click finger of the box, I, to trip open the bottom of the box and let the penny fall out.

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  • Since so small a weight as a penny has to move the lever, J, together with the dial finger, &c., it is evident that the workmanship must be good and the friction kept very low by means of friction wheels.

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  • For the sake of compactness and convenience of reading the extension of the springs, and consequently the load, is frequently indicated on a dial, by means of a small rack and pinion, which give motion to a finger on the dial-plate, but the regularity and correctness of the indications of the finger will depend upon the condition of the rackwork and upon the friction, and these will vary with the wear of the machine.

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  • The same vertical movement also actuates the index finger of a large dial, on which the weight of their luggage can be easily read by passengers standing near while their luggage is being weighed.

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  • the finger in water, a robe in blood).

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  • Treaties and occasional very important contracts were made "blood-covenants" and inviolable by drawing a drop of blood from the little finger of each of the contracting parties, blending this with water, and both drinking the mixture out of the same cup. The forms of legal evidence were pledges, documents, witnesses and oaths.

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  • But his friendship for Elizabeth had received a shock, and henceforth his finger maybe traced in most of the plots against her, of which the Ridolfi conspiracy was the first.

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  • Scarcely an English Catholic would have raised a finger in Philips favor; and when he could not subdue the two provinces of Holland and Zeeland, it is absurd to suppose that he could have simultaneously subdued them and England as well.

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  • Among the Lapps, as among other lower races, the index is shorter than the ring finger.

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  • The exercise of wisdom was now viewed as the pure life of that particle of divine substance which was in very truth the " god within him "; the reason whose supremacy he maintained was the reason of Zeus, and of all gods and reasonable men, no less than his own; its realization in any one individual was thus the common good of all rational beings as such; " the sage could not stretch out a finger rightly without thereby benefiting all other sages," - nay, it might even be said that he was " as useful to Zeus as Zeus to him."

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  • But no one in Europe moved a finger to help Servia, and Sultan Mahommed II.

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  • Mourning is expressed by fasting, by shaving the head and face, or by cutting off the little finger.

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  • ireravvuvau, to spread), a measure of length, being the distance from the tip of one middle finger to the tip of the other, when the arms are stretched out to their widest extent.

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  • But while roasting Fafnir's heart, which Regin had cut out, Sigurd burned his finger with the boiling fat and, placing it to his lips, found that he could understand the language of birds, and so learned from the chattering of the woodpeckers that Regin was planning treachery.

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  • When the storm burst, he remained entrenched behind the barriers of his own disciplined empire; sovereigns truckling in a panic to insurgent democracies he would not lift a finger to help;' it was not till Francis Joseph of Austria in 1849 appealed to him in the name of autocracy, reasserting its rights, that he consented to intervene, and, true to the promise made at Miinchengratz in 1833, crushed the insurgent Hungarians and handed back their country as a free gift to the Habsburg king.

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  • The phone rang and she answered it, lifting an index finger to him in acknowledgement of his statement.

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  • Lightning stabbed a single brilliant gnarled finger at the earth.

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  • Tammy jumped from her seat beside the pool and pointed a finger excitedly at a horse, which was grazing by the fence close to the house.

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  • Short, and keenly aware of the fact that she was overweight, Julia rarely missed an opportunity to point a finger elsewhere.

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  • Pete passed them on the way to his wagon and pointed a gnarled finger at her.

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  • Cynthia pushed her glasses up the bridge of her nose with an index finger and cleared her throat of that nauseating lump.

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  • She put a finger to her lips "Sh-h-h" He slipped an arm around her waist as she came up beside him and whispered.

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  • "If he did, it would be the first time," Quinn grumbled, earning a finger shaking reprimand from his wife.

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  • Hazel was human, and Dusty followed Darian's pointing finger to a hotel ablaze with light.

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  • Dusty's gaze followed his finger, where Talon and the Black God stood apart from the others under the protection of a small verandah.

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  • "How long were we a pair?" the woman continued, tracing a finger lazily down his bicep.

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  • "Then we take them out back and—" Dustin ran his finger across his throat.

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  • Czerno trailed a finger down the side of her face, his chilling smile and the onslaught of visions making her gasp.

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  • Blood bubbled from the cut on her index finger.

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  • He licked her finger free of blood.

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  • They omitted mentioning the finger bone but assured their guest they had strong that evidence the bones were different.

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  • While that conjecture made a nice pat story, it didn't answer who was now so concerned with forty-year-old happenings to switch the skeleton, steal a finger bone, offer a substantial price for a virtually worthless mine, and perhaps take a shot at visitors to the Lucky Pup.

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  • If Fred's apprehension over his finger prints has any basis in fact, it may be too late.

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  • "You shouldn't have—" he began, but she put a finger to his lips.

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  • Donnie picked up a pair of long legged drawers and held them up with a smile but Edith snatched them away and shook her finger in a mock scold.

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  • It'll be a long damn time before that bastard lays a finger on this gal without getting even more of his body parts severed!

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  • She pointed her index finger at him and mouthed, "Behave!"

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  • She touched her finger to the tip of her tongue, tasted, and then licked the rest of the blood off.

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  • I love you, E. While placing the ring on the top of his index finger, a wave of profound sadness washed over him.

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  • Reaching under the tiny limb with a finger, she gently pulled the leg forward.

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  • The Guardian had some code of honor that seemed at odds with Brady's quick trigger finger.

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  • After a frenzied honk and finger from a following motorist, Fred pointed out a man alighting from a bicycle and climbing the steps of 137.

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  • The Iraqi forces continue to exercise their legitimate right to self-defense and the Iraqi government justly points the finger at the aggressor.

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  • accusatory finger, let's look at the natural history of two chemical elements: carbon and oxygen.

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  • They had a slightly accusatory note that Allison could never quite put her finger on.

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  • accuse blame culture the accusing finger was immediately pointed at the social workers involved.

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  • You really need to get more active - talk about finger on the pulse!

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  • There could be no doubt that that circlet of plain gold had once adorned the finger of a bride.

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  • Test your skating skills in the cool Finger Board Skate Park and become an intrepid adventurer at the Finger Tips Chamber of Doom Party.

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  • Craig suggest that repetition of ' A ' finger in executing E major arpeggio is responsible for slowing the tempo of this section.

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  • attested by the presence of very small bones such as [9586] containing a single finger.

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  • Any one with a finger on the GPS on-off switch can shut down civil aviation.

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  • His specialty is his finger spinning where he pots ball by spinning the cue ball in his fingers rather that using a cue.

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  • banjo playing done in the three finger style.

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  • beckoning finger of the day.

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  • He put his finger to his lips, then beckoned to me.

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  • The game is sometimes referred to as finger billiards and is described by some as a cross between shove ha'penny and pool.

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  • Finger braiding - Learn how to make a decorative braid using just your hands.

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  • Effusions of the knee occupy the entire joint, the suprapatellar pouch extends 3 finger breadths above the patella.

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  • We can cater for a full sit-down meal or provide a more casual finger or fork buffet.

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  • Tickets, which include a finger buffet, cost £ 9. Closing date 22nd June; no tickets on the door.

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  • The Wet Dream is a delicious 6 inch tall finger shaped vibrator packed with extra power from its extra long multi speed vibrating bullet.

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  • cantankerous supernatural personality stirring up the affairs of humanity with His index finger.

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  • A copper cold finger, attached to a hollow copper cathode, is cooled using liquid nitrogen.

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  • chubby kid 's middle finger held high.

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  • Come on sun, get your finger out my little chums want to do some sunbathing!

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  • circlet of plain gold monopolized the third finger of the left hand of the world's brides.

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  • closed fist and pushes down inside his hand with his index finger.

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  • Corporeal manifestations of imagery occur in the form of unconscious finger movements whose patterns correspond to the melodic contour of the imagined piece.

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  • convulsegel opens her eyes to witness his desertion, reaching over her shoulder with a convulsing hand to finger her wounds.

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  • The Queen's finger is nipped by a royal corgi - that is news.

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  • There were two tiny finger crimps but these only led me to dirty rock.

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  • crooked index finger pointed to a spot on Arianne's blouse.

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  • Modern finger cymbals are played with a cymbal on each middle finger and thumb.

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  • In the following year a boy named Lawson had a needle broken off in his finger during sock darning.

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  • Back problems, cement dermatitis, vibration white finger and deafness can ruin people's lives and force them out of their chosen profession.

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  • finger dexterity encouraging the use of individual finger work.

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  • dexterous finger work.

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  • dorsum of the hand with shortening of little finger.

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  • She was wearing a very large emerald on her left finger.

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  • It's a virtual encyclopedia of facts about life in Roman times at your finger tips!

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  • On the right a brass door handle, finger plate and keyhole escutcheon Original fireplaces are in place throughout.

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  • Thank you my Lord - Finger Tapping - A brief story of Chinese tea etiquette.

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  • fickle finger at whoever was responsible.

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  • finger on the pulse!

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  • You won't have to lift a finger the whole time you're with us.

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  • The good-natured childish granny pointed her accusing finger at the villain. She put a red devil with green eyes into my bed.

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  • finger puppets to create a mini puppet show.

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  • finger buffet, cost £ 9. Closing date 22nd June; no tickets on the door.

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  • finger nails.

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  • finger picking banjo, harmonica and great lyrics, it is already receiving acclaim from festival audiences nationwide.

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  • finger tips?

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  • finger of blame at the black woman.

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  • Collaborators We are specifically interested in the role of Gli3 zinc finger transcription factor during patterning of the cerebral cortex.

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  • Push with your thumb to go up a gear, push with your index finger to go down.

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  • Dip each sponge finger into the coffee mixture and use to line the base of a 1.2 liter shallow serving dish.

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  • He has a bad habit of eating finger foods and often biting his fingers and then crying.

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  • hide a fish finger behind the stereo and leave it there all summer.

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  • fish finger behind the stereo and leave it there all summer.

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  • Symptoms may include pain in the elbow and/or forearm, which may feel worse when the middle finger is pressed backward.

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  • formulate a strategy that includes not lifting a finger or cleaning anything.

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  • These conditions allow the inconspicuous gametophyte (about the size of a finger nail) to develop and undergo fertilization.

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  • You can also try rubbing your baby's gums with your finger or applying a small amount teething gel.

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  • gnarled finger, careful not to disrupt the strands of hair.

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  • Immediately south of Newquay, the long pointing finger of the Gannel estuary is home to over 5,000 birds, including godwits and greenshanks.

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  • Our Price: £ 7.99 Finger Chopper The Trick: Have your spectator put a finger into this wonderfully crafted mini wooden guillotine.

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  • seamless finger gussets provide comfort and extend onto the backhand for increased flex.

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  • As if saluting, he deftly adjusted the front of his red headband and a thin finger of peppered hair tickled his crusty forehead.

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  • heretic points the finger of guilt What's the need for health care?

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  • The new hi-tech white board allows children to write with their finger.

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  • SB was fairly hopeless at keeping her finger pressed down!

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  • Place your finger over the nozzle, add about 5 cm 3 0.2 M sodium hydrogen carbonate solution.

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  • The reefs are composed of finger corals and brain corals covered with colorful sponges, hydroids, sea whips and sea fans.

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  • index finger.

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  • index finger puppets Sallie and Eddie, Merryonettes and Mutt Puppets colorful dogs.

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  • index finger of the right hand.

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  • Apply only vertical force at the free end of the strip using an index finger.

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  • Typing is tricky - I have my left index finger bound in a big theatrical lump of bandages.

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  • The trigger is squeezed gently with the right index finger.

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  • itchy trigger finger to make movies, maybe more.

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  • jabbed a finger in it, Mrs H chose to appear.

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  • jiggle the finger against the edge of the guide to see if it is loose.

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  • jolt of electricity shooting through me, literally finger in the wall socket.

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  • Simply push up the slide up front cover with your finger to display the number keypad.

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  • Note that the finger flexes from the first knuckle (MCP joint) and extends at the middle one (PIP joint ).

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  • lactation aid ), not bottle, syringe, cup or finger feeding.

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  • lank finger suddenly pointing.

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  • lift a finger the whole time you're with us.

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  • light a cigarette with a flame which spurts from her finger.

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  • Your left little finger should be in line with the middle of the handlebars.

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  • This Chinese lute is like a Spanish guitar in some ways, with finger nails being used to pluck the strings.

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  • magnifying glass by taking your finger off the left mouse button.

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  • mallet finger.

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  • mallet finger injury at the DIP joint Imaging studies such as plain radiographs will help reveal fractures.

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  • manicured finger to ring the doorbell.

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  • Several human finger and toe bones were also found among the animal food refuse in the Mesolithic middens.

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  • Dealers weigh out teff, barley and finger millet which form the staple diet.

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  • moisten edges with water, fold over and press edges together thumb and finger.

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  • nimble finger work.

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  • Easy Setup Getting up and running with Trigger Finger is a total no-brainer.

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  • The underside of the rim has 36 hand carved finger notches.

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  • The underside of the rim has 36 finger notches.

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  • However, each finger of the gloves was found to hold $ 500 worth of gold nuggets.

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  • The index finger of the non-dominant hand is inserted into the vaginal orifice and the urethral orifice is palpated on the anterior vaginal wall.

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  • outstretched finger of God.

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  • Finger Student Steve slices his finger off causing mass panic in the shop.

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  • paralyzed from the neck down (except for his index finger ).

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  • Perform rotational movements and downward pressure over this quadrant while keeping the patella stabilized with the non-dominant index finger and thumb.

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  • pentatonic scale with the first finger up at the 5th fret.

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  • One finger phalange is stained green indicating that this individual wore a copper alloy ring when placed in the grave (see Fig.

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  • phalanx of little finger.

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  • Management of this injury 35, XR of a Salter Harris II # of proximal phalanx of little finger.

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  • His finger picking is appropriately suited to Lyn's voice.

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  • pinkie finger may just be about the right size when viewed along your outstretched arm.

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  • pinky finger.

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  • pinky finger nail.

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  • His finger poised above it, calling to be pressed.

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  • pokest by poking a finger through the material to touch the soil.

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  • There are a straight run of 4 berths and a further 14 berths on attached finger pontoons.

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  • The testing strips and tiny needles for the finger pricker can be got on prescription.

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  • prodding finger.

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  • proximal phalanx of little finger.

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