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Chris -- 2015-05-30
I have to admit I thought the original was ‘wracked with pain’ which has 22,000 gross hits against ‘racked’s’ 30,000. ‘Wrapped with pain’ suggests being enclosed by or covered with pain, while ‘rapt with pain’ suggests complete immersion or absorption in pain.
Bodies all aching and wrapped with pain. You tote that barge, You lift that barrel. And if you get a little drunk. Then you’ll land in jail …
sammydavisjunior.com/Oldmanriver.htm – 14k – Cached
My bones are wrapped with pain I can’t take anymore Cause it looks like rain Ain’t that rain Well ain’t that rain? Ain’t that rain Children sick and hungry …
mypaper.pchome.com.tw/news/chrishui/3/1271735695/20060719025017/ – 32k – Cached
I was rapt with pain and almost forgot where I was for a moment. Then to make matters worse, I thought my waters had broken as I felt the back of me …
www.abc.net.au/centralwest/stories/s1142775.htm – 24k – Cached
The next morning, Jiraiya felt something poking at his face, and groggily opened his eyes….to be instantly rapt with pain. It felt like a guy wearing …
ninjaheart.deviantart.com/art/A-Glass-of-Warm-Sake-JiraTsu-61132350 – 40k – Cached