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The scolex is about the size of a pin-head, and is surrounded by four sucking discs, but has no hooklets (Fig. 96).
He said "Now" with a little sucking in of breath and a thin anticipant smile and spun on his heel.
As she paced backwards and forwards at her daily toil, it was a perpetual entertainment to see him lying there sucking his thumbs.
Women fell dying, with their babes sucking at their breasts; and the host pressed on, for help there was none from man!
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
The flesh of the young buffaloes, though killed during the sucking time, is not a bit better.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VIII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
There are mothers lying dead in the street this moment, with babes sucking at their milkless breasts.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
I looked in the direction towards which his eyes were turned, and saw a magnificent moth sucking gum exuding from a branch.
Jacko meanwhile stood by affecting an innocent air and gently sucking the sugar which he had stowed away in one of his pouches.
By degrees the taste grew on him, and he ended by putting his thumb, bandage and all, into his mouth and sucking it bodily.
And esteem it to be a Championlike action if one can but make the t'other dead drunk by his voracity of sucking in most.
SYNONYM OF THE DAYAPRIL 23, 2021

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