iridocele


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iridocele

[i′rid·ə‚sēl]
(medicine)
A rupture of the cornea through which a portion of the iris protrudes.
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I liked the things and the kisses, but it was dreadful to have you sit looking at me while I opened the bundles," said Beth, who was toasting her face and the bread for tea at the same time.
It was always the same, beginning with kisses and ending, after strange wild emotions, with peace and then sobbing repentance.
She slipped a card in the box, on which she scribbled a tender message and sent an abundance of kisses.
Lying thus, wide awake, she fell into a dreamy reminiscence of the past, hearing snatches of old melody in the moving pines, fragments of sentences, old words, and familiar epithets in the murmuring wind at her ear, and even the faint breath of long-forgotten kisses on her cheek.
Beholding it, Hester was constrained to rush towards the child -- to pursue the little elf in the flight which she invariably began -- to snatch her to her bosom with a close pressure and earnest kisses -- not so much from overflowing love as to assure herself that Pearl was flesh and blood, and not utterly delusive.
Grose's comparison, and, catching my pupil in my arms, covered her with kisses in which there was a sob of atonement.
Marija, who threatened horrid murder a hundred times a day, and would weep over the injury of a fly, seized little Sebastijonas in her arms and bid fair to smother him with kisses.
He strained her to his breast, and smothered her face and the child's with kisses, and washed them with the rain of his tears.
She flung her arms about his neck, and the kisses she gave him showed that her thankfulness and her pleasure were very real.
All right," they said, and cleared out to lay for their uncles, and give them the love and the kisses, and tell them the message.
Then she would gather it to her heart and pour out her love upon it in a frenzy of kisses, moaning, crying, and saying, "Dey sha'n't, oh, dey sha'nt'
Aunt Polly, Mary, and the Harpers threw themselves upon their restored ones, smothered them with kisses and poured out thanksgivings, while poor Huck stood abashed and uncomfortable, not knowing exactly what to do or where to hide from so many unwelcoming eyes.