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  • The current stopped, and she convulsed on the cold marble floor.
  • A cold feeling constricted her throat and she convulsed in a dry heave.
  • The rivalry between the English and the French, which had already convulsed the south, did not penetrate to Bengal.
  • Thus in the Sandwich Islands the god Oro gave his oracles through a priest who "ceased to act or speak as a voluntary agent, but with his limbs convulsed, his features distorted and terrific, his eyes wild and strained, he would roll on the ground roaming at the mouth, and reveal the will of the god in shrill cries and sounds violent and indistinct, which the attending priests duly interpreted to the people."
  • Though the country was convulsed by rn great struggle, these forty years witnessed a truly appallin~

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