There are many occasions when the muscles that form the lips of the mouth move the lateral muscles that are joined to them, and there are an equal number of occasions when these lateral muscles move the lips of this mouth, replacing it where it cannot return of itself, because the function of muscle is to pull and not to push except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
He could hear himself screaming and he knew it was his death cry. Still he fought on, as he had fought all his life. I. . . will. . . control. . . The words came from his mouth, stained with his blood. . . I will control. . . Reaching out, his hands closed over the Staff on Magius. I will!