1 But, though for ever mounted on that stump, never a stump-speech does the poor whaleman make; but, with downcast eyes, stands ruefully contemplating his own amputation.
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2 Mortification set in, and they had to amputate him.
3 He drew nearer and saw that the old man had only one leg bent under him, the other had been amputated above the knee.
4 The wounded man was shown his amputated leg stained with clotted blood and with the boot still on.
5 In the miserable, sobbing, enfeebled man whose leg had just been amputated, he recognized Anatole Kuragin.
6 Old Dr. Fontaine was convalescing slowly from an amputated arm.
7 If he had thought the regiment was about to be annihilated perhaps he could have amputated himself from it.
8 Half a dozen fingers pointed at the amputated wheel--he stared at it for a moment and then looked upward as though he suspected that it had dropped from the sky.
9 Chloroform was so scarce now it was used only for the worst amputations and opium was a precious thing, used only to ease the dying out of life, not the living out of pain.