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strip the skin off

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No consistent flaying methods are used and every flayers use the method they understood best.
The most offensive part of Gilmour's review is his contention that the unseen monster in this "horror flick" is God because "only a monster would demand beatings, flaying of flesh, crowning with thorns, and crucifixion"
It's one of the very few fleeting moments in which the two aren't viciously gnashing their incisors at one another or flaying shreds of each other's psychic flesh.
If work-a-day blues are flaying your nerves and stress is threatening your physical well-being, the remedy may not be found in a bottle, box, or medicine cabinet.
Analysis of the flaying scene in the Stanza della Segnatura vault, and its resonance with the adjacent Poetry and Theology lunettes, is particularly fine.
Like his Australian benefactor, Graham-Dixon does come up with some good, novelistic leads: "On a still summer evening, beside a pool where plump cattle have gathered, above a spreading landscape of fields and shining lakes and the silhouette of far-off mountains, someone is about to be skinned alive" (about Claude Lorrain's Landscape with the Flaying of Marsyas).
This flaying of the fabric shows that Soane was concerned to specify every element of the work.