She blinked to relieve the stinging in her eyes.
Until the stinging stopped.
No sooner had they gone than a hot, stinging sensation slid down one of his legs.
On reaching the village he dismounted and went to the nearest house, intending to rest if but for a moment, eat something, and try to sort out the stinging and tormenting thoughts that confused his mind.
Stinging made her curse, and she grimaced as she held her thumb over the fountain.
He hit the ground with a grunt, one ear ringing and his face stinging from pelting, hot debris.
She suddenly felt more alone than ever and rubbed her stinging cheek.
The hinder abdominal segments and the stings of the queens and workers resemble those of other stinging Hymenoptera.
Maybe she was stretching her behavior to the limit, like a slingshot—pulling it tight until it snapped back, with stinging pain.
They may, for instance, be glandular or stinging, as in the common stinging nettle, where the top of the hair is very brittle, easily breaking off when touched.
Physalia, known commonly as the Portuguese man-of-war, is remarkable for its great size, its brilliant colours, and its terrible stinging powers.
Only a few of them still move, rise, and feebly fly to settle on the enemy's hand, lacking the spirit to die stinging him; the rest are dead and fall as lightly as fish scales.
- Stinging Hair of Urtica dioica, with a portion of the epidermis, and, to the right, a small bristle (X60).
Large toads and frogs are common, as are scorpions, tarantula spiders, butterflies, hornets and stinging ants.
When the prey comes into contact with the tentacles it is paralysed, and at the same time held firmly, by the barbed threads shot out from the stinging organs or nematocysts.
He became animated when he began reading his paper and specially drew Rostov's attention to the stinging rejoinders he made to his enemies.
Romanes thought that the manner of stinging and paralysing their prey might be justly deemed the most remarkable instinct in the world.
It would seem then that by the stinging of insects or spiders their powers of resistance are overcome and their escape prevented; that some are killed outright and some paralysed is merely an incidental result.
The stories of a scorpion stinging itself to death when placed in a circle of burning coals are due to erroneous observation.
He developed four well-defined characters in the process - a country farmer, Ezekiel Biglow, and his son Hosea; the Rev. Homer Wilbur, a shrewd old-fashioned country minister; and Birdofredum Sawin, a Northern renegade who enters the army, together with one or two subordinate characters; and his stinging satire and sly humour are so set forth in the vernacular of New England as to give at once a historic dignity to this form of speech.
Count Rostopchin was mentally preparing the angry and stinging reproaches he meant to address to Kutuzov for his deception.
The name medusa is suggested by the tentacles, usually long and often numerous, implanted on the edge of the umbrella and bear the stinging organs of which sea-bathers are often disagreeably aware.
formica), in stinging nettles, in some mineral waters, in animal secretions and in muscle.
The wreck is covered with black coral trees, sea whips & stinging hydroids.
Frederick had excited the envy of surrounding sovereigns, and had embittered them against him by stinging sarcasms. Not only France, therefore, but Russia, Saxony and ultimately Sweden, willingly came to terms with Austria, and the aim of their union was nothing short of the partition of Prussia.
The Hydrozoa comprise the hydroids, so abundant on all shores, most of which resemble vegetable organisms to the unassisted eye; the hydrocorallines, which, as their name implies, have a massive stony skeleton and resemble corals; the jelly-fishes so called; and the Siphonophora, of which the species best known by repute is the so-called "Portuguese man-of-war" (Physalia), dreaded by sailors on account of its terrible stinging powers.
You are a Madame de Genlis and nothing more" (this nickname, bestowed on Vera by Nicholas, was considered very stinging), "and your greatest pleasure is to be unpleasant to people!
To these three characters the Hydrozoa add a fourth which is distinctive of the subdivision of the Coelenterata termed the Cnidaria; that is to say, they always possess peculiar stinging organs known as nettle-cells, or nematocysts (Cnidae), each produced in a cell forming an integral part of the animal's tissues.
Thenceforth he violently attacked whatever was considered modern and enlightened, and while he delighted society with his numerous sensational pamphlets, he aroused the fear and hatred of his opponents by his stinging wit.
By means of the stinging nettle-cells or nematocysts with which the tentacles are thickly covered, living organisms of various kinds are firmly held and at the same time paralysed or killed, and by means of longitudinal muscular fibrils formed from the cells of the ectoderm the tentacles are contracted and convey the food to the mouth.
Two felt the stinging blow at the back of his head and wobbled, dropping to his knees.
Maybe she was stretching her behavior to the limit, like a slingshotâ€”pulling it tight until it snapped back, with stinging pain.
The polyps behave like tiny sea anemones with stinging cells to capture the even smaller life in the plankton.
If you put your hand down it will be covered with stinging ants or leeches.
Then it lowers its tail over its head and gently lifts you with its stinging barb.
Many tarantulas have a dense covering of stinging hairs on the abdomen to protect them from enemies.
In addition, permethrin may cause erythema, stinging, rashes and edema.
Stinging nettle infusion replaces the nutrients and proteins that Kundalini uses up.
They have a number of different types of stinging cells, called nematocysts, on their tentacles.
Lots of stinging nematocysts, full of venom, implant into your skin and pump in the poison.
I'd much prefer fresh stinging nettles any day!
Garnish with chopped parsley and serve with jacket potatoes and steamed young stinging nettles.
Then smoke the area to mask the alarm pheromone in the sting to stop any more bees from stinging in the same area.
The force of Richard's stinging rebuke here is felt by the audience, most of whom will know its historical accuracy.
STINGS The stinging organ is usually left behind by the bee, along with the poison sac which continues to pump into the skin.
Many species of sea slug that eat sea anemones or hydroids, do it without activating their prey's stinging cells.
It gave me an idea of what to expect re the stinging sensation with the crowning.
Sometimes I use goggles with clear lenses in Scotland in winter to protect from the stinging spindrift.
stabbing, stinging sword No moment was I free.
There were quite a thick bunch of stinging tentacles still attached, to a length of about 15 cm.
The tentacles have stinging cells which they use to capture prey like small water fleas.
A wholly baseless anecdote, condensed into a stinging epigram by Endymion Porter, asserted that The Lover's Melancholy was stolen by Ford from Shakespeare's papers.
He was an able, terse, forcible speaker, master of bitter sarcasm, irony, stinging ridicule, and, less often used, good-humoured wit.
Those include mites, termites (or white ants), thread blight, grey blight, caterpillars (naked or in bags) and caterpillars armed with stinging hairs to protect them, and borers, red and black, some of which eat the core out of the wood, while others content themselves with eating only the bark.
The force of Richard 's stinging rebuke here is felt by the audience, most of whom will know its historical accuracy.
Many species of sea slug that eat sea anemones or hydroids, do it without activating their prey 's stinging cells.
She gives her a stinging slap on the cheek, saying sharply Tarot !
Like my own shade She followed after me, And from her stabbing, stinging sword No moment was I free.
There are a number of biting and stinging insects, such as mosquitoes, bees and spiders.
Stinging nettles are especially good for treating hay fever with its bothersome watery eyes and sneezing.
Cologne is not designed to be applied on your freshly shaven face and it can cause irritation and stinging.
Remember to exert caution with any type of remover; you don't want to deal with irritated, stinging eyes.
The noted side effects from the first set of lip plumpers included redness, stinging and swelling on the outside of the lip area.
However, often people experience a stinging or burning sensation in addition to feeling itchy.
Especially during the summer months, stinging seaweed plants and jellyfish may wash up on shore, and couples should check whether or not the beach is cleared of this and other debris.
Curious prickly annuals with singular flowers and stinging foliage.
L. hispida is pretty, growing about 18 inches high, with deeply-cut foliage and short stinging hairs, the flowers 1 inch across, of a bright lemon-yellow, the centre prettily marked with green and white.
The stems of W. macrophylla, from Mexico, are covered with short stinging hairs, bearing brownish viscid drops, which adhere to the hand like oil.
For a healthy adult, an Argiope bite may cause some stinging, itching or swelling, but is not a serious health risk.
Stringing a classical guitar is quite a bit different from stinging a standard acoustic or electric model.
In most cases, the patient reports a burning or stinging sensation at the site of the needle or IV catheter, especially when new IV fluids are started or the speed of the IV drip is increased.
They should also encourage the child to report any burning or stinging around the IV catheter to the nursing staff.
This can cause a stinging or burning sensation in the child's eye due to dryness.
It is estimated that over 2 million Americans are allergic to stinging insects.
One way to do this is to be able to identify stinging insects and where they live.
After stinging, the honeybee normally leaves its barbed stinger in its victim, and then the bee dies.
Fire ants are reddish brown to black stinging insects.
Connolly, H. 10 Things to Know about Bees and Other Stinging Insects: Bee Aware and Bee Safe.
Side effects include stinging, swelling, bruising, scarring, muscle cramping, and allergic reactions.
The most common side effects of antiacne drugs applied to the skin are slight redness, dryness, peeling, and stinging, and a warm feeling to the skin.
Allergies to stinging insects occur in about 3.5 percent of Americans.
Alcohol cleansers can also be used to sterilize the tool, but may cause stinging if not rinsed thoroughly before use.
While pain tolerance is certain to vary, it's best to be prepared and expect some tugging, stinging and pulling during the procedure.
There are no side effects to this procedure, other than stinging at the site of injection for about 30 seconds.
Less eye stinging: While even moderate levels of chlorine can cause eye irritation in swimmers sensitive to this chemical, the use of copper sulfate doesn't seem to cause the same irritation.
The condition may cause burning and stinging sensations.
This is especially true when faced with Scorpio's hot stinging temper when she feels she's been wronged.
Jellyfish and other stinging creatures can live in the water, and often look like balloons or plastic to kids.
It can be found over the counter at pharmacies and big box stores, and is not reported to cause any pain or stinging sensations.
Some people report a mild stinging sensation when using it.
Babies are wired for doing lots of imitation, and they should pounce on the opportunity to exchange coos, stinging tongues out and doing the usual baby-parent routine.
If you encounter sharp or stinging pains during exercise, stop your workout.
Summertime often brings bugs, and mosquitoes and stinging gnats can be annoying at any outdoor party.
Rosacea symptoms may include burning, stinging and itching.
There may be a bit of temporary stinging or discomfort, but these symptoms should fade quickly.
Afterward, an anesthetic-containing compress helps reduce stinging and pain.Dermabrasion leaves the skin red and raw-looking for several days, and then noticeably pink for two or three months.
Patients report that the needle does not hurt, but there can be a stinging or burning sensation, which is particularly uncomfortable if one is menstruating at the time.
During active swimming months, remind young children to keep a close eye on the glistening surface of the water and these stinging rainbows who casually float, ebb and flow their way through the changing tides.
"When I used this in conjunction with another brand of product I would get stinging."
Generally, patients may experience a stinging or itching sensation during chemical peel treatments, with some irritation or redness during the healing period.
Although seen to be effective on some stubborn acne, it can also result in flaking, burning, stinging, redness and itchiness.
Some patients report stinging or a burning sensation in the area of application.
Stinging nettle may be a natural antihistamine, and herbalists often recommended it as a tea.
Unlike bees, yellow jackets do not die after stinging and do not leave their stinger in their victim.
No crusade ever had a truer laureate than the author of " The Virginia Slave Mother," " The Pastoral Letter " - one of his stinging ballads against a time-serving Church- " A Sabbath Scene," and " The Slaves of Martinique."
of the precise anatomical, not to say the physiological, knowledge which appears to be displayed by the insect in stinging only the nerve-centres of its prey.
Many of the Syrphidae are banded black and yellow and present a general resemblance to wasps, especially when they alight, the resemblance being enhanced by a twitching action of the abdomen imitating the similar action so familiar in species of stinging hymenoptera.
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