She tried to swallow the lump that insisted on staying in her throat.
Pete took a swallow of his coffee.
She drank more, forcing herself to swallow it.
Today, it seemed harder to swallow than before.
It was a huge pill to try to swallow, knowing someone didn't like her for reasons she couldn't control.
She lifted her canteen and allowed herself a swallow of the tepid water.
Tears threatened and she tried to swallow a lump in her throat.
It is only possible to capture prisoners if they agree to be captured, just as it is only possible to catch a swallow if it settles on one's hand.
At the end of the world the devil Ur will swallow up the earth and the other intermediate higher worlds, and thereupon will burst and fall into the abyss of darkness where, along with all the worlds and powers of darkness, he will ultimately cease to be, so that thenceforward the universe will consist of but one everlasting world of light.
It was a tough thing to swallow, especially since she had remained chaste.
It eats voraciously, and, like the ostrich, will swallow whatever comes in its way.
She blinked back tears and tried to swallow a lump in her throat.
Then the bird erects its long neck to swallow the selected food.
She took a long slow swallow of liquor.
They appear early in the year, or, as Shakespeare says, "come before the swallow dares, and take the winds of March with beauty."
Deidre saw Katie swallow hard before she nodded.
The best-known streams and waterfalls are Llugwy, Lledr, with Rhaiadr y wenol (Swallow falls), Conwy and Machno falls.
She watched the cave swallow Rhyn, unsettled by the idea of moving between places via the shadow world.
Picking up the glass of orange juice, he took a swallow.
A similar rotation and dislocation occurs in various petrels, in correlation with the indigestible sepia-bills, &c., which these birds swallow in great quantities.
Ought one to swallow up the other - and, if so, which should prevail ?
Both of these are hugely important parts of life, and I know of no one who would trade them away for a pill they swallow in the morning that gives them all their nutrition for the day.
The dactylozoids capture food and pass it on to the gastrozoids, which swallow and digest it.
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.
(b) Triarthridae; body with a pair of long cervical spines pointing distally and serving for leaping movements or to extend the body and make it too big for small enemies to swallow; Pedetes Gosse (no median spines); Triarthra Ehr., one postero-ventral spine; Tetramastix Zacharias, two unequal median spines.
The remains of Lana's home was more what he was used to: debris surrounding a dirt crater large enough to swallow the whole community.
She poured herself amber liquid and took a long swallow.
Starlings (muku-dori) are numerous, and so are the wagtail (sekirei), the swallow (tsubame) the martin (ten), the woodchat (mozu) and the jay (kakesu or kashi-dori), but the magpie (tOgarasu), though common in China, is rare in Japan.
But should the "bell" swallow any of the ova, or even one of the younger embryos, these are passed back into the body cavity through the second and dorsal opening.
The treatment of strychnine poisoning is to immediately evacuate the stomach with a stomach-pump or emetic, chloroform being administered to allay the spasms. If the patient can swallow, draughts of water containing tannic acid may be given.
The road from Bettws y coed, past the Swallow Falls to Capel Curig, and thence to Llanberis and Carnarvon, is very interesting, grand and lonely.
Toucans in confinement feed mainly on fruit, but little seems amiss to them, and they swallow grubs, reptiles and small birds with avidity.
The Elasmobranchs swallow infected molluscs or fish; pike and trout devour smaller fry; birds pick up sticklebacks, insects and worms which contain Cestode larvae; and man lays himself open to infection by eating the uncooked or partially prepared flesh of many animals.
As all these animals are killed by the poison of the snake before they are swallowed, and as their muscles are perfectly relaxed, their armature is harmless to the snake, which begins to swallow its prey from the head, and depresses the spines as deglutition proceeds.
She couldn't swallow his ability to be a fierce beast shredding human-like creatures with no regard or morals.
His eyes were glazed, his pupils large enough to swallow the color of his irises.
The precipitate is strained off, and the patient can swallow it suspended in water.
Among the birds of the island are the eagle, hawk, petrel, owl, finch, peewit, diamond bird, fire-tail, robin, emu-wren, crow, swallow, magpie, blackcap, goatsucker, quail, ground dove, parrot, lark, mountain thrush, cuckoo, wattlebird, whistling duck, honeybird, Cape Barren goose, penguin duck, waterhen, snipe, albatross and laughing jackass.
If you swallow a burp does it turn into a fart?
The expedition, consisting of the " Dolphin " commanded by Wallis, and the " Swallow " under Captain Philip Carteret, sailed in September 1766, but the ships were separated on entering the Pacific from the Strait of Magellan.
The swallow who heralded the summer was a German by birth, Adolph Wilhelm Schack von Staffeldt l (1769-1826), who came over to Copenhagen from Pomerania, and prepared the way for the new movement.
The chief foes of Indra are Vrittra and Ahi, serpents which swallow up the waters, precisely as frogs do in Australian and Californian and Andaman myths.
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The more characteristic and useful birds include many species of the sparrow, such as the song, swamp, Lincoln's chipping and field sparrow; the bank, barn, cliff, white-bellied and rough-winged swallow, as well as the purple martin and the chimney swift; ten or more species of fly-catchers, including the least, arcadian, phoebe, wood pewee, olive-sided and king bird; about ten species of woodpeckers, of which the more common are the downy, hairy, yellowbellied and golden-winged (flicker); about thirty species of warblers, including the parula, cerulean, Blackburnian, prothonotary, yellow Nashville, red-start, worm-eating and chestnut-sided; and four or five species of vireos.
The town, according to the whimsical etymology shown on the corporation seal, takes its name from hirondelle (a swallow).
In the twentysecond book of the Odyssey she assumes the form of a swallow, and she can put on the shape of any man.
Both his father and his mother, he tells us, were "earnest followers of Calvin," but he himself "could never swallow that hard doctrine."
It didn't mean Gabriel was ready to swallow the reality of being bound to the woman who tortured him.
The legends are thick in every culture, from floods to plagues to volcanoes and the ground rising up to swallow people, to the influence of men who slaughtered whole nations for entertainment.
The sailor reiterated that a whale could not swallow a human.
acre fishing lake, Swallow verandah is perfect to watch partners fishing or just to enjoy the sunshine.
Highlights included austral Thrush, Austral Parakeet, Fire eyed Diucon and Chilean Swallow.
My brother was given a barium swallow a month ago.
Evaluation techniques include clinical assessment and modified barium swallow procedure.
Have a good week becks x If you swallow a burp does it turn into a fart?
Like other snakes the red-tail boa is able to swallow food items that are much larger than its own head.
The Swallow and the Amazon are two sailing boats.
cajole other EU members to swallow the draft constitution.
Crush 10 neem leaves and swallow them with water daily.
He'll bargain a way home and swallow it on his way out.
Kris wanted to think that Kiki was the demon trying to drag him into Hell for nefarious purposes. It was almost easier to swallow than reaching out to help the brother he'd held as his enemy for so long. And who might've been more able to hold the Council together than Kris.
To get them to swallow the camel of abolishing the pound, there is not a spoonful of sugar in sight.
swallow the capsules whole with a glass of water on an empty stomach.
You can also explore caverns where locals collect swallow nests to make their bird's nest soup.
Most famous of all are the magnificent Swallow Falls, situated where the Llugwy River hurls itself into a spectacular chasm.
Their faces were a picture of dismay, and I had to swallow an evil chuckle.
In the unlikely event of a child losing consciousness, do not give them anything to swallow.
Swallows 4 star awarded accommodations The Old Courtyard Swift and Swallow Cottage are two newly converted 4-star accommodation very tastefully furbished.
glide swift gliding motion was more like the skimming of the swallow than the skating of a man.
Pale chanting goshawk, Lesser striped swallow, Red-collared widow, Black-eyed or Common bulbul ).
swallow the bitter pill of independence for Kosovo without the prospect of EU membership for itself?
This group included Adib Sabir, who was drowned by order of the prince in the Oxus about 1145 (54o A.H.), and his pupil Jauhari, the goldsmith of BokhAra; Amir Muizzi, the king of poets at Sinjars court, killed by a stray arrow in 1147 (542 A.H.), Rashid Watwt (the Swallow) who died in 1182 (578 A.H.), and left, besides his ka~idas, a valuable treatise on poetry (Had4il~-essihr) and a metrical translation of the sentences of ~Ali, Abd-alwsi Jabali, who sang at first, like his contemporary Hasan Ghaznawi (d.
Feeling thirsty, he tried to swallow some water which simply sloshed down his nose.
You strain out a gnat but swallow a camel.
Cough as quietly as possible To stop a coughing fit swallow saliva and keep swallowing until you inhibit the cough.
FIG 2 Ruislip Lido Jan 1993, showing the site of the 1991 swallow hole.
They will assess you, and can advise on the right texture of food or fluid to help you swallow safely.
The perfect glass of Hooky beer should be much more than a swift swallow which is soon forgotten.
As the Firebird, she twittered about with all the speed of a swallow.
Your waffle maker sounds delicious but I do n't think I 'd be able to swallow the syrup.
Wendy 's early morning wanderings were enlivened by a swallow which flew in & panicked.
Baby is able to swallow soft baby cereal without pushing it back out of her mouth.
If your baby manages to swallow two or more magnets, they can become attracted to each other through body parts, such as the intestines, causing major injuries that are very hard to diagnose.
The most dangerous kind of battery is the button battery - more than 2,000 children a year swallow button batteries.
How does it taste in your mouth, as you swallow and after tasting?
When cats lick, they sometimes swallow a bit of fur and it winds up mixing with food particles in the tummy.
The cat will begin to salivate and be unable to swallow.
Put safety first by making sure that all ribbons and embellishments are firmly attached and are large enough that your cat cannot swallow them.
Do not use this with a child and be sure never to swallow the mixture.
When taking the juice form, the throat and tonsils are soothed making it easier to swallow without pain.
Remove small objects and toys with small parts that the baby might swallow.
While it can be a hard pill for some to swallow, graduation is inevitable for most.
Many employ drug runners to swallow small bags of the drug, and wait for it to pass through their system.
Elton John vs. Ozzy Osbourne - Ozzy ate Elton's head, but got it stuck in his throat when he attempted to swallow it, as the Queen then had to give him the Heimlich Maneuver.
Hold his mouth closed and gently stroke his throat, encouraging him to swallow.
The toothpaste is dual enzymatic and hypo-allergenic, so it is safe to swallow, and helps eliminate bacteria, debris, and bad breath.
It is safe for your dog to chew and swallow this chewable dog toy, as there are no plastic parts or ingredients.
Hold the dog's muzzle closed as you gently stroke his throat in order to coax him to swallow.
Make sure earrings are secure and that the child cannot swallow small charms from rings and pendants or other jewelry accessories.
Forget about too-huge tops that swallow you right up and overwhelm your entire outfit.
Don't shy away from patterns: Women blessed with abundant height can wear bold, dramatic patterns that would swallow up shorter women.
They're perfect to wear with heels; the wide leg will swallow a flat shoe completely, and the addition of heels instantly elongates the leg and presents an even more flattering silhouette from top to bottom.
It should fit comfortably, with at least an inch of wiggle room, but should not swallow your upper body.
Avoid styles that are too short or too long for your frame - remember that a too-long sweater coat will only overwhelm your body and swallow you up.
Individuals may be unable to eat without assistance, speak more than a few words, respond to their environment, walk alone, sit unsupported and eventually lose their ability to swallow.
Adolescent girls with eating disorders have been reported to swallow toothbrushes.
Most objects that children swallow can be detected by an x-ray study because they are radiopaque.
Once an infant can breathe unaided, physical therapy is initiated to help the child relearn how to suck and swallow.
Although the infant may swallow normally, a rattling sound may be heard in the chest along with coughing and choking, especially when the infant tries to nurse.
After the surgery, infants should be able to swallow normally and resume nursing or feeding.
Children between the ages of two and six swallow about 33 percent of the toothpaste they use; children between seven and 15 swallow about 20 percent.
The average child using the typical amount of fluoridated toothpaste will swallow or absorb 0.5 to 1.0 mg. of fluoride per brushing.
A child easily can swallow enough fluoridated toothpaste to exceed the recommended daily amount of fluoride by four-fold.
However, the first few days there may be 5-10 sucks before you hear a swallow.
Probiotic Pearls are produced by Enzymatic Therapy to be taken once-daily in an easy to swallow pearl shaped capsule.
Pour the proper amount into the cup and swallow.
Pills are often difficult for people to swallow and some vitamin supplements are very large.
It is best to avoid allover, loud prints as these can swallow up the petite body, even plus size petite women.
Known to favor floral prints, the statuesque First Lady has no problem pulling off patterns that may swallow a more petite woman.
This means steering clear of bulky styles that swallow up petite frames.
Furthermore, you wouldn't want to cause a medical emergency because of an inadvertent bite or swallow.
This Johnny's offering includes the popular swallow tail motif.
Captain Jack Sparrow featured a tattoo of a Swallow over the waves flying away from his body.
The swallow is a sign of life and home as once a sailor saw the swallow it meant that land was near.
Johnny Depp has the exact same bird tattoo but he has it reversed so that the swallow is flying toward his body instead of away.
Besides the obvious tattoo of the swallow that is easily seen among Johnny Depp's other pieces, there are several more that stand out.
One of the authentic naval tattoos, a swallow is said to symbolize a certain number of miles the sailor has journeyed at sea.
The news wasn't easy for Michael to swallow, and Erica was eliminated.
It's a hard pill to swallow for a man who has spent his life killing Cylons.
Her face felt hot and cold by turns and she didn't have enough saliva to swallow.
She toasted my glass and took a long swallow.
I took a swallow.
Jonny was only accepting the path he'd already chosen, but it was a difficult pill for her to swallow.
His quiet statement was difficult to swallow.
The more he tried to accept the idea, the harder it became to swallow.
Weller put his feet up on the coffee table and took a long swallow.
A bunch of gangsters chasing after Byrne was always a hard pill to swallow.
Between Bakhchi-sarai and Chufut-kaleh is the Uspenskiy monastery, clinging like a swallow's nest to the face of the cliffs, and the scene of a great pilgrimage on the 15th (29th) of August every year.
From a few of these bundles may be extracted not only numbers of raptorial birds, large and small, including owls, but also the hawk-like cuckoo, the shrike, and even the swallow.
bitter pill to swallow.
Small groups of Sand Martin were flying low over the pools heading eastwards with a few young Swallow mixed in.
Swallow them whole. Watch for bloody, black, or tarry stools or blood in your vomit.
For patients unable to swallow the film-coated tablets, the tablets may be dispersed in a glass of mineral water or apple juice.
He had obtained a grant of D1200 from the fines imposed on Catesby, one of the conspirators, but his debts were sufficient to swallow up this and much more.
that, in point of fact, a fish lighter than the water could not hold its own if the water were in the least perturbed, and that a bird lighter than the air would be swept into space by even a moderate 1 According to Dr Crisp, the swallow, martin, snipe and many birds of passage have no air in their bones.
Of those species that frequent the North Atlantic, the common StormPetrel, Procellaria pelagica, a little bird which has to the ordinary eye rather the look of a Swift or Swallow, is the "Mother Carey's chicken" of sailors, and is widely believed to be the harbinger of bad weather; but seamen hardly discriminate between this and others nearly resembling it in appearance, such as Leach's or the Fork-tailed Petrel, Cymochorea leucorrhoa, a rather larger but less common bird, and Wilson's Petrel, Oceanites oceanicus, the type of the Family Oceanitidae mentioned above, which is more common on the American side.
His mother, a Tlingit woman, whose sons had all been slain, met a friendly dolphin, which advised her to swallow a pebble and a little sea-water.
They cut so deep into the limestone formation of the plateau as to over-drain it, and often they disappear into swallow holes (dud en) to reappear lower down.
The fathers, however, of the 4th century emphasized already the danger of deferring the rite until men fall into mortal sickness, when they may be unconscious or paralysed or otherwise unable to profess their faith and repentance, or to swallow the viaticum.
gullible enough to swallow it.
Habitat: Shallow rocky areas, rarely intertidal Food: A large expandable mouth will swallow fish as big as itself.
laryngeal reflexes or ability to swallow.
Then - like a giant leviathan, its mottled white mouth agape, wide enough to swallow me whole - the shark appeared.
loading bay seemed to swallow him; the lights were dim, casting huge shadows.
The addition of common sandpiper, swallow, house martin and willow warbler brought the species count of migrants to eight.
Swallow at the end of the day classic motorboat Rally 2006 The Classic Motorboat Rally was a great success this year.
I spent the whole day without eating anything; I could not swallow a mouthful.
muddy ruts big enough to swallow the bike.
In contrast, retronasal olfaction occurs when we chew and swallow food, or slurp a wine.
pharyngeal pouch can be readily diagnosed on a barium swallow during which the pouch is often well delineated.
Would Serbia ever swallow the bitter pill of independence for Kosovo without the prospect of EU membership for itself?
There was, however, one bitter pill to swallow.
plain radiographs a barium swallow should be performed as this significantly improves detection.
This moment stands as it is, My eye soaking up the heavenly radiance, My throat ready to swallow.
Reasons for insertion may be due to the following: - Prolonged absence of laryngeal reflexes or ability to swallow.
Many of the children had to be force fed as they had no swallow reflex.
reluctance on the part of the Italian voters to swallow a bitter pill of economic reform.
The Pixie, supplied by Swallow Systems, is a programmable robot similar to the Roamer, but is even simpler conceptually.
Old belief: if swallow saliva while on path crossing sacred enclosure then cough will enter family.
The great gulf of Jesus ' loving self-sacrifice can swallow up the mountains of our sins, all of them.
strain out a gnat but swallow a camel.
swallow a mouthful.
swallow a camel.
Cough as quietly as possible To stop a coughing fit swallow saliva and keep swallow saliva and keep swallowing until you inhibit the cough.
swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water.
swallow which is soon forgotten.
You should swallow the tablets whole with a drink of water.
Movie heroes in a bar will either order strong alcoholic drinks and swallow them down like iced tea or will ask for milk.
Swallow: The cottage sleeps 2 and comprises: Sitting room with color teletext television, video recorder and open fire.
Despite intense thirst it was not possible to swallow the chilled water except for a few quick gulps.
twittered about with all the speed of a swallow.
visible on plain radiographs a barium swallow should be performed as this significantly improves detection.
waffle maker sounds delicious but I don't think I'd be able to swallow the syrup.
Wendy's early morning wanderings were enlivened by a swallow which flew in & panicked.
I have never seen roads like it before, giant potholes which I thought would swallow the bus whole at times.
27); (29) the frog (either living on land and killed by rain, or in the water without ever seeing the sun); (30) the stag (destroys its enemy the serpent); (31) the salamander (quenches fire); (32) the diamond (powerful against all danger); (33) the swallow (brings forth but once; misreading of Aristotle, Hist.
Among the smaller birds may be enumerated finches, the siskin, bullfinch, pipit, titmouse, wagtail, lark, fine-crested wren, hedge-sparrow, corn-wren, nut-hatch, starling, swallow, martin, swift, thrush, butcher bird, shrike, dipper, yellow-hammer, ortolan and a warbler (Accentor alpinus).
Among its characteristic mammals and birds are the sage cotton-tail, black-tailed jack-rabbit, Idaho rabbit, Oregon, Utah and Townsends ground squirrels, sage chipmunk, fivetoed kangaroo rats, pocket mice, grasshopper mice, burrowing owl, Brewers sparrow, Nevada sage sparrow, lazuli finch, sage thrasher, Nuttall s poor-will, Bullocks oriole and rough-winged swallow.
The sacred beasts in the various temples, tame as far as possible, were of almost every conceivable variety, from the vulture to the swallow or the goose, from the lion to the shrew-mouse, from the hippopotamus to the sheep and the monkey, from the crocodile to the tortoise and the cobra, from the carp to the eel; the scorpion and the scarab beetle were perhaps the strangest in this strange company of deities.
Among the Austrian gipsies the serpent is supposed to be able to swallow up prolonged rains, and it may be conjectured that the stories associating the commencement or conclusion of great floods with chasms (e.g.
Nor is it a small power it gives one man over another to have the authority to make a man swallow that for an innate principle which may serve his purpose who teacheth them " (bk.
Irritated, the teacher reiterated that a whale could not swallow a human.
This was n't an obvious reluctance on the part of the Italian voters to swallow a bitter pill of economic reform.
I had to swallow the fact that I was a selfish bastard.
It can force you to sleep in one position (typically on your back or on one side) and it can irritate your sinuses and cause you to swallow air, which can lead to painful gas.
And if you don't like it, you'll have to swallow your pride when you ask for the Wii in stores.
You sip, roll it around your tongue, let it sit on the palate and then swallow.
Children tend to swallow, instead of spit out, toothpaste.
Parents can turn their heads away for a moment, and a child could pull down a boiling pot of food or swallow something and choke on it.
The level of throat pain varies from uncomfortable to excruciating, when it is painful for the patient to eat, breathe, swallow, or speak.
Although it may hurt to swallow, it is very important that the child does not become dehydrated.
Because this liquid has usually been barium, a metallic, chalky substance, the upper GI series is sometimes called a barium swallow.
It can also be caused by foreign objects, such as a food or a coin, that a child has tried to swallow.
Adults must keep small, easily swallowed objects such as coins, beads, and hard, round candies away from young children so that they do not try to swallow them.
Children with Tay-Sachs also have other symptoms, such as loss of peripheral (side) vision, inability to breathe and swallow, and paralysis as the disorder progresses.
While infants instinctively hold their breath when immersed in water, pediatricians warn that they also swallow water, which can produce hazardous side effects.
If the child cannot breathe or cannot swallow emergency medical attention should be sought.
Once the infant learns to suck and swallow effectively, breast or bottle feedings can commence.
Many have a weak suck and uncoordinated swallow resulting in choking and sometimes vomiting.
The fetus is able to swallow and make sucking motions.
Older children and teenagers may accidentally swallow a nonfood object or ingest a foreign body that gets stuck in the throat, like a fish bone or toothpick.
Younger children usually swallow or insert foreign objects into their bodies accidentally, usually as a result of play or exploring their environment.
Adolescents, however, are more likely to swallow or insert foreign bodies intentionally as a risk-taking behavior, a bid for attention, or under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
The swallow was considered the first sign that land was near, implying that the sailor had completed his mileage and was finally arriving at his destination.
We stopped at the swallow hole as we left the plateau and saw a single greenshank there.
Like Heracles when he leaped into the belly of the monster which was about to swallow Hesione, the Mantis once jumped down the throat of a hostile elephant, and so destroyed him.
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