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cling “thee—Till famine,” MACBETH, v. 5. 40. Here cling is generally explained “shrink or shrivel;” but it means, I suspect, “make the entrails stick together;” compare Donne,
“As to a stomack sterv'd, whose insides meete,
The Storme,Poems, p. 57, ed. 1633.

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