Sir Henry and I contented ourselves with rougher arrangements, and soon were curled up in our blankets, and dropping
off into the dreamless sleep that rewards the traveller.
Antonia stood up, lifting and dropping
her shoulders as if they were stiff.
The agonized whale goes into his flurry; the tow-line is slackened, and the pitchpoler dropping
astern, folds his hands, and mutely watches the monster die.
The head hung out of the cart-tail, the lifeless tongue was slowly dropping
with blood; and the sunken eyes
Then the king he hunched the duke private -- I see him do it -- and then he looked around and see the coffin, over in the corner on two chairs; so then him and the duke, with a hand across each other's shoul- der, and t'other hand to their eyes, walked slow and solemn over there, everybody dropping
back to give them room, and all the talk and noise stopping, people saying "Sh
As these ruffians turned and turned, their matted locks now flung forward over their eyes, now flung backward over their necks, some women held wine to their mouths that they might drink; and what with dropping
blood, and what with dropping
wine, and what with the stream of sparks struck out of the stone, all their wicked atmosphere seemed gore and fire.
And I couldn't bear to see our love worn away by the daily dropping
of tears, not to speak of its being rent by the dynamite of daily quarrels.
When, for example, the question arose about the treatment of those lunatics who said that they had received the power of seeing the insides of things, I would quote the saying of an ancient Circle, who declared that prophets and inspired people are always considered by the majority to be mad; and I could not help occasionally dropping
such expressions as "the eye that discerns the interiors of things", and "the all-seeing land"; once or twice I even let fall the forbidden terms "the Third and Fourth Dimensions".
A youngish man with flaxen hair, a bristly straw-coloured moustache, and a dropping
nether lip, was sitting and holding my wrist.
It was dropping
off in flakes and raining down upon the sand.
The first is to burn soldiers in their camp; the second is to burn stores; the third is to burn baggage trains; the fourth is to burn arsenals and magazines; the fifth is to hurl dropping
fire amongst the enemy.
The men, halted, had opportunity to see some of their comrades dropping
with moans and shrieks.