According to this interpretation it is the first and only phalange in the first digit.
There is only one first phalange which has a length of 7¾ inches.
This is exactly equal to the length of the first phalange of the wing finger.
The second phalange is concave at the upper articular end and convex in the longer direction at the lower end.
To have a supple lower or middle joint does not relate to the Will but to the phalange of Logic of the possessor.
A man began it by taking a phalange, then another took a metatarsal bone.
Great artists, great mechanicians, great writers—these belong to no phalange, but to humanity.
The third phalange is the longest in the only specimen in which the finger bones are all preserved.