1 When I hear Mrs Bolton talk, I feel myself plunging down, down, to the depths where the fish of human secrets wriggle and swim.
2 Holmes was outwardly calm, but his whole body gave a wriggle of suppressed excitement as he spoke.
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3 Slipping from the box, he stood resting his hands against the side of the britchka, while Chichikov tumbled and floundered about in the mud, in a vain endeavour to wriggle clear of the stuff.
4 I used to wriggle along in a most unseemly fashion, like an eel, continually moving aside to make way for generals, for officers of the guards and the hussars, or for ladies.
5 "Girls, I'm not going to see you all for a while," he announced as he sat in Melanie's bedroom, luxuriously wriggling his blistered feet in the tub of cold water Scarlett had set before him.
6 "All 'dention," said the old black, with both hands placed as desired, vainly wriggling his grizzled head, as if to get both ears in front at one and the same time.'
7 In man or fish, wriggling is a sign of inferiority.
8 "It counts with a foolish old woman whom you have captivated," replied Mademoiselle, with her wriggling laugh.
9 The lard was finished on the floor above, and it came in little jets, like beautiful, wriggling, snow-white snakes of unpleasant odor.
10 Thus one might stand and see appear, miraculously born from the machine, a wriggling snake of sausage of incredible length.
11 The youth had been wriggling since the introduction of this topic.
12 The man lay flat on his stomach on the floor, his neck pressed back, wriggling under the engine and poking with his finger.
13 Wilson and eight others were wriggling on the top of each other on the floor, and the blood and the brown sherry on that table turn me sick now when I think of it.
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14 Its evil eyes were wriggling on their stalks, its mouth was all alive with appetite, and its vast ungainly claws, smeared with an algal slime, were descending upon me.
15 The man peered doubtfully into the basket, plunged in his hand and drew one up, wriggling, by the back of the neck.