A curious lilliputian , inspecting his comatose form , puts the sharp end of his half-pike a good way up his nostril .
These distances were then compared and any differences between them ( say , from one nostril and another ) were added to an overall asymmetry score .
The technique calls for a parent to press shut the child 's unaffected nostril with her finger , then place her mouth over the child 's mouth and deliver a short but sharp puff of air to expel the object from the obstructed nostril .
Apply a pea-sized dab to a cotton swab and gently rub just the cotton tip up inside each nostril , especially on the middle part of the nose ( called the nasal septum ) .
Mrs. alexander sat looking into the fire with intent preoccupation , and wilson studied her half-averted face . He liked the suggestion of stormy possibilities in the proud curve of her lip and nostril .