wormish


wormish
Like a worm.

He has scarcely time wishfully to choose the prettiest one of the nurses who look curiously down from the windows above when he glides, still wormish, underneath a portcullis, which clangs behind him like the clang of doom, and the elevator slowly ascends.


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