He received a depressed skull fracture and a brain laceration from the collision.
He also said the incident, which led to a lengthy operation to repair several deep lacerations to his left side, will not keep him from surfing again.
Sentence in Classic:
Then, in darting at the monster, knife in hand, he had but given loose to a sudden, passionate, corporal animosity; and when he received the stroke that tore him, he probably but felt the agonizing bodily laceration, but nothing more.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
The wet young beeches were undergoing amputations, bruises, cripplings, and harsh lacerations, from which the wasting sap would bleed for many a day to come, and which would leave scars visible till the day of their burning.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
My feelings are already lacerated with disappointment at discovering it was my money and not my charming self you wanted.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Her hands were sunburnt and all dotted with freckles, her forefinger was hardened and lacerated with the needle; she wore a cloak of coarse brown woollen stuff, a linen gown, and coarse shoes.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
These beings also lived with shorn heads, with downcast eyes, with lowered voices, not in disgrace, but amid the scoffs of the world, not with their backs bruised with the cudgel, but with their shoulders lacerated with their discipline.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
The shot had frightfully lacerated her throat, leaving two gaping wounds from which, as well as the mouth, the blood was pouring in floods.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Master would keep this lacerated young woman tied up in this horrid situation four or five hours at a time.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass Context