When the world wasn't expressing sympathy for the old man, they were looking for details on Billie Wassermann, his butt-brand, and all the gory details of the fat twin's execution.
Even now he felt clearly that the gory trace of that recollection would not pass with time, but that the terrible memory would, on the contrary, dwell in his heart ever more cruelly and painfully to the end of his life.
Two doctors--one of whom was pale and trembling--were silently doing something to this man's other, gory leg.
As she bent to tie her shoes, a gory vision made her stagger.
The gory, dust-stained, half-shaven head with its long neck trailed twisting along the ground.