They were allowed to rest a moment, every little while; they got other rests by wounding each other, for then they could sit down while the doctor applied the lint and bandages
But then, as Herbert changed the bandages
, more by the light of the fire than by the outer light, he went back to it spontaneously.
After dressing the unfortunate man's wounds, I readjusted the bandages
on his head, and turned to Captain Nemo.
Remarkable, thou wilt please to provide linen for lint and bandages
The appearance of the infant, however, while in this state of compression, is whimsically hideous, and "its little black eyes," we are told, "being forced out by the tightness of the bandages
, resemble those of a mouse choked in a trap.
We had expected to find it, as usual, enveloped in frequent rolls, or bandages
, of linen; but, in place of these, we found a sort of sheath, made of papyrus, and coated with a layer of plaster, thickly gilt and painted.
By Servin's invitation, the officer had seated himself on a divan, and the painter, after removing the sling which supported the arm of his guest, was undoing the bandages
in order to dress the wound.
I sponged the wound, cleaned it, dressed it, and finally covered it over with cotton wadding and carbolised bandages
I put up my hand; it lit upon a very turban of bandages
, and at that I tried to take his hand in mine.
There was a sort of sham soldier, a "naquois," as the slang expression runs, who was whistling as he undid the bandages
from his fictitious wound, and removing the numbness from his sound and vigorous knee, which had been swathed since morning in a thousand ligatures.
There was a lecture from nine till ten, when he went into the wards; there wounds had to be dressed, stitches taken out, bandages
renewed: Philip prided himself a little on his skill in bandaging, and it amused him to wring a word of approval from a nurse.
Every time, too, my sword danced about in its sheath, a duel, fortunate in its result, was sure to follow: whenever it dangled about the calves of my legs, it signified a slight wound; every time it fell completely out of the scabbard, I was booked, and made up my mind that I should have to remain on the field of battle, with two or three months under surgical bandages
into the bargain.
And now the Prioress came in hastily, for she was frightened at what she had done, and dreaded the vengeance of Little John and the others of the band; then she stanched the blood by cunning bandages
, so that it flowed no more.
The red-faced, sturdy man with light eyelashes who had brought the first news of the air battle to the men's mess had finished his soup, and with an expression of maternal solicitude was readjusting the bandages
of a youngster whose arm had been sprained.
Next day, however, she was awfully tender, and gave out bandages
to every one, and they played till bed-time at limping about and carrying their arms in slings.