Giles Hicks, living but a short distance from where I used to live, murdered my wife's cousin, a young girl between fifteen and six- teen years of age, mangling her person in the most horrible manner, breaking her nose and breastbone
with a stick, so that the poor girl expired in a few hours afterward.
There are twelve ribs, you know, and the two lower ones are called floating ribs, because they are not fastened to the breastbone
. That's why they go in so easily if you lace tight and squeeze the lungs and heart in the let me see, what was that big word oh, I know thoracic cavity," and Rose beamed with pride as she aired her little bit of knowledge.
Another made a slit down the body; a second opened the body wider; a third with a saw cut the breastbone
; a fourth loosened the entrails; a fifth pulled them out-- and they also slid through a hole in the floor.
I should have died even then but for that as my sword was tight wedged in the breastbone
of a Dator of the First Born.
And I struck him in the throat above the breastbone
And tilting his head know- ingly, he tapped his breastbone
to indicate that she had a good heart: not hard, not fierce, open to com- passion, charitable to the poor!
And after pointing below his breastbone
, he made a hard wringing motion with his hands.
Then, just after completing the purchase of the car, he caused a collision which left a passenger in the other car with injuries including broken ribs and a fractured breastbone
The driver was taken to the University Hospital of North Tees, with a fracture to her breastbone
and spinal fractures.
You've developed chest pain close to your breastbone
and your chest feels tender to touch.
| Place the heel of one hand towards the end of their breastbone
, in the centre of their chest.
Peter Maggs, from Abergavenny, had three ribs and half his breastbone
removed during an operation to take out a tumour the size of a tennis ball.