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References in classic literature ?
Just then the drop of oil fell, and the boy caught it in his bottle and immediately corked it tight.
The wanton airs, from the tree-top, Laughingly through the lattice drop -- The bodiless airs, a wizard rout, Flit through thy chamber in and out, And wave the curtain canopy So fitfully -- so fearfully -- Above the closed and fringed lid
God is in the midst, and each drop tries to expand so as to reflect Him to the greatest extent.
Then is there a singular kind of parallel between her and the little glass chandeliers of another age embellishing that assembly-room, which, with their meagre stems, their spare little drops, their disappointing knobs where no drops are, their bare little stalks from which knobs and drops have both departed, and their little feeble prismatic twinkling, all seem Volumnias.
At first they heaved with a will, but when the stone was half way up they let it drop suddenly, and it fell to the bottom broken into a hundred pieces.
Sooner or later, of course, he'd drop down upon me, like Wegg.
A drop in time saves nine'--my sentiments, if I may put myself on a par with her ladyship.
And this, if you please, this is what Ben Weatherstaff beheld and which made his jaw drop.
Unless you are inviting death for us all you had best drop, and that quickly.
For hours he lay awaiting his opportunity to drop down unseen and gather up the arrows for which he had come; but nothing now occurred to call the villagers away from their homes.
I knew that every drop it held, was a drop of my life.
She tried to fling herself below the wheels of the first carriage as it reached her; but the red bag which she tried to drop out of her hand delayed her, and she was too late; she missed the moment.