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shut

the line along which pieces of metal are welded
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So when I lay there, flat on my back with the huge machine above me to study the heart which lay within, I was at peace with myself, and my eyes were shut. I lost the sense of my body and heard a voice saying, `Do you want to live or do you want to die?' For a minute I was taken aback for, in the Jain philosophy, to ask for life is to be vain.