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TURNSTreatment Units for Research on Neurocognition and Schizophrenia (University of California Los Angeles)
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But what turns my head and makes my gorge rise, is the cold-blooded, conscious, deliberate cruelty and torment that is manifest behind ninety-nine of every hundred trained-animal turns.
But the proposition had been to do two turns, and her native pluck forced her to live up to it.
The Grandmother had herself carried-- or, rather, wheeled--through each room in turn, in order that she might subject the whole to a close and attentive scrutiny; while the landlord--an elderly, bald-headed man--walked respectfully by her side.
Nevertheless, I had sufficient lucidity left to understand that, if the grasshopper were turned, it would hop...and with it many members of the human race!
Without speaking, Pollyanna turned and followed her aunt from the room.
Prince Vasili in front of the door, near the invalid chair, a wax taper in his left hand, was leaning his left arm on the carved back of a velvet chair he had turned round for the purpose, and was crossing himself with his right hand, turning his eyes upward each time he touched his forehead.
He searched in every corner, he turned his bed over, and shook it, and kneaded it; he looked in his brick oven where he laid his sticks.
"Frank!" repeated Norah, advancing on her sister and turning pale as suddenly as she had turned red.
Lying on her left side, with her face turned away from the table, she could see the arm-chair by the dim night-light.
He had entered by the open window at the extremity of the 'off-turning' gallery; he had passed Frederic Larsan's door and mine, had turned to the right, and had entered Mademoiselle Stangerson's room.
Trent, on leaving the hotel, turned for almost the first time in his life westwards.
The look of surprise on the savage face was almost comical, and before Tarzan could unsling his bow the fellow had turned and fled down the path crying out in alarm as though to others before him.