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  • As a young surgeon in training at the University of California San Francisco General Hospital in the early '80s, my colleagues and I were inundated with an epidemic of young men with fevers, rashes, swollen lymph nodes and eventually death.

    "Surgeon General Koop: The Legacy of a Health Warrior" by Dr. Richard Carmona, www.huffingtonpost.com. March 1, 2013.
  • Everything was strange and beautiful and swollen with possibilities.

    Holly Black (2012). “Valiant”, p.60, Simon and Schuster
  • Creation destroys as it goes, throws down one tree for the rise of another. But ideal mankind would abolish death, multiply itself million upon million, rear up city upon city, save every parasite alive, until the accumulation of mere existence is swollen to a horror.

    Cities   Tree   Alive  
    D. H. Lawrence, Brian Finney (1983). “St Mawr and Other Stories”, p.80, Cambridge University Press
  • For my first wedding, I cried all the way down the aisle. My fake eyelash came off. My nose was red. My eyes were swollen. I'm not one of those pretty criers.

    Eye   Fake   Noses  
    "Sherri Shepherd-Lamar Sally Wedding: 10 Things You Don’t Know" by Katherine Bindley, www.huffingtonpost.com. October 13, 2011.
  • If a man going down into a river, swollen and swiftly flowing, is carried away by the current - how can he help others across?

    "The Discourse Collection. Selected Texts from the Sutta Nipata". Book by John D. Ireland, www.accesstoinsight.org. 1995.
  • I was given five injections. That evening I developed extremely high fever. I was trembling. My arms and my legs were swollen, huge size. Mengele and Dr. Konig and three other doctors came in the next morning. They looked at my fever chart, and Dr. Mengele said, laughingly, 'Too bad, she is so young. She has only two weeks to live ..'

    Morning   Doctors   Two  
    "Auschwitz: the Nazis & The 'Final Solution'". Book by Laurence Rees (p. 89), 2005.
  • My love, do you recall the object which we saw, That fair, sweet, summer morn! At a turn in the path a foul carcass On a gravel strewn bed, Its legs raised in the air, like a lustful woman, Burning and dripping with poisons, Displayed in a shameless, nonchalant way Its belly, swollen with gases.

    Summer   Sweet   Air  
  • If anything, I believe that when I die, I will have to stand in front of all the children who went to bed hungry while I was on earth and read aloud a list of my eBay purchases. I shudder to think of it. Explaining to a poor child with a swollen belly why I didn't give his village fifty cents a week but spent twenty-seven dollars in a bidding war for a Mars Attacks coffee cup.

    Children   War   Coffee  
  • If we seek merely swollen, slothful ease and ignoble peace, if we shrink from the hard contests where men must win at the hazard of their lives and at the risk of all they hold dear, then bolder and stronger peoples will pass us by, and will win for themselves the domination of the world.

    Life   Peace   Winning  
    Theodore Roosevelt (2015). “Theodore Roosevelt on Bravery: Lessons from the Most Courageous Leader of the Twentieth Century”, p.7, Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
  • Ever since I was a teenager, I was always kind of, like, checking myself. You know, like, "Come on man, don't get your head all swollen. Life and time itself will give you perspective on what you're doing." So, that's actually what's always been a reminder in my own head.

    Interview with Maranda Pleasant, www.marandapleasantmedia.com. May 12, 2012.
  • How easy it is for men to be swollen with admiration of their own strength and glory, and to be lifted up so high as to lose sight both of the ground whence they rose, and the hand that advanced them.

    Men   Sight   Hands  
    "Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers" by Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, p. 532, 1895.
  • The one small garden of a free gardener was all his need and due, not a garden swollen to a realm; his own hands to use, not the hands of others to command.

    J.R.R. Tolkien (2012). “The Return of the King: Being the Third Part of the Lord of the Rings”, p.881, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Those who oppose all reform will do well to remember that ruin in its worst form is inevitable if our national life brings us nothing better than swollen fortunes for the few and the triumph in both politics and business of a sordid and selfish materialism.

    Theodore Roosevelt (1926). “The Works of Theodore Roosevelt”
  • Now, I'm not very vain. If I'd ever been, making my living covered in various grease and dirt mixtures would have cured me quickly. Still, I wasn't up to facing two sexy men when I had one eye swollen mostly shut and half of my face black and blue.

    Sexy   Eye   Men  
    Patricia Briggs (2007). “Blood Bound”, p.40, Penguin
  • If the lives of men were relieved of all need, hardship and adversity; if everything they took in hand were successful, they would be so swollen with arrogance that, though they might not burst, they would present the spectacle of unbridled folly-nay, they would go mad. And I may say, further, that a certain amount of care or pain or trouble is necessary for every man at all times. A ship without ballast is unstable and will not go straight.

    Arthur Schopenhauer (2007). “Studies in Pessimism”, p.6, Cosimo, Inc.
  • Cows given genetically modified growth hormones make more milk, but have painful swollen udders, have ulcers, joint pain, miscarriages, deformed calves, infertility, and much shorter life spans. Their milk contains blood, pus, tranquilizers, antibiotics, and an insulin growth factor that can cause a fourfold increase in prostate cancer and sevenfold rise in breast cancer. This is the milk used in our school lunch programs and served to our children. This is the milk that you buy every day. This is the milk used in all cheeses, yogurts, butter, and cream.

    Children   Pain   Cancer  
  • I love rings, but I cant wear them. I mean, look at my knuckles. My fingers and joints are so swollen from years of playing. That means no wedding band, either. Luckily, I have a very understanding wife.

    Mean   Years   Wife  
  • Bricks are crumbling in places, and the front door is so swollen you have to push hard to get in

    Sandra Cisneros (2013). “The House on Mango Street”, p.26, Vintage
  • I fell in love. It felt exactly like a fall, a head-over-heels tumble into a state of unbearable lightness. The earth tilted on its axis. I did not believe in romantic love at the time, thinking it a human construct, an invention of fourteenth century Italian poets. I was as unprepared for love as I had been for goodness and beauty. Suddenly, my heart seemed swollen, too large for my chest.

    Fall   Believe   Heart  
    Philip Yancey (1997). “What's So Amazing about Grace?”, p.41, Harper Collins
  • Drummond is many things, and one of those things is a magician. (...) Art is magic, and so is pop. Bill Drummond is a cultural magician, and 45 is his logbook. Shelve alongside Brian Eno's A Year With Swollen Appendices. Hail Discordia !

    Art   Years   Magic  
  • I can only see death and more death, till we are black and swollen with death.

    Death   War   Black  
  • What is it with you today?” says Christina on the way to breakfast. Her eyes are still swollen from sleep and her tangled hair forms a fuzzy halo around her face. “Oh, you know,” I say. “Sun shining. Birds chirping.” She raises an eyebrow at me, as if reminding me that we are in an underground tunnel.

    Sleep   Eye   Tunnels  
  • what a horrible loutish planet this is. the dominant species consists of sadistic morons, faces bearing the hideous lineaments of spiritual famine swollen with stupid hate. hopeless rubbish.

    Spiritual   Hate   Stupid  
  • A sister is the cure for swollen heads and ego trips. One may a star, a Chief Executive-famous and rich and beautiful. But one's sister has the family photo album. And a long, long memory. And a tendency to wink at one on Top Occasions.

  • These wrinkles are nothing These gray hairs are nothing, This stomach which sags with old food, these bruised and swollen ankles, my darkening brain, they are nothing. I am the same boy my mother used to kiss.

    Mother   Kissing   Boys  
    Mark Strand (2014). “Collected Poems”, p.122, Knopf
  • 'Blessed are the poor in spirit, for they shall see God' suggested to me a heavenly welfare program for the meek. Today that saying reveals an astute insight into egotism, about how those with swollen pride or vanity cannot see anything larger than themselves.

  • You moved my head so that it was lying in your lap. "Keep your eyes open," you said. "Stay with me." I tried. It felt like I was using every muscle in my face. But I did it. I saw you from upside down, your lips above my eyes and your eyes above my lips. "Talk to me," you said. My throat felt like it was closing up, as if my skin had swollen, making my throat a lump of solid flesh. I gripped your hand. "Keep watching me, then," you said. "Keep listening.

    Lying   Eye   Hands  
    Lucy Christopher (2014). “Stolen”, p.223, Scholastic Inc.
  • They look at me and say how come you're winning? You came back from the dead three years ago, and you're already killing it. I mean I came back from the dead. Thanks to my family and thanks to Kevin Zinger and my brother Evidence and Rocko, especially my blood family and the guys in Swollen Members. I wouldn't even be here today if it wasn't for those people.

    Brother   Mean   Winning  
    Source: 411mania.com
  • She narrowed her eyes. “What is our heart’s desire?” “Vengeance.” His voice was soft, as if he were afraid that someone might be listening. “Justice.” Prince Doran pressed the onyx dragon into her palm with his swollen, gouty fingers, and whispered, “Fire and blood.

    Heart   Eye   Fire  
    George R. R. Martin (2012). “George R. R. Martin's A Game of Thrones 5-Book Boxed Set (Song of Ice and Fire Series): A Game of Thrones, A Clash of Kings, A Storm of Swords, A Feast for Crows, and and A Dance with Dragons”, p.2964, Bantam
  • Swollen in head, weak in legs, sharp in tongue but empty in belly.

    Glitter   Legs   Tongue  
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