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
Its whole surface consisted of drops
closely pressed together, and all these drops
moved and changed places, sometimes several of them merging into one, sometimes one dividing into many.
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
. A wheeled chair with luxurious cushions and robes which came toward him looking rather like some sort of State Coach because a young Rajah leaned back in it with royal command in his great black-rimmed eyes and a thin white hand extended haughtily toward him.
I have to be here at half-past three to take my drops
: it's really no use trying to follow Bencomb's new treatment if I don't do it systematically; and if I join you later, of course I shall miss my drive." At the thought he laid down his knife and fork again, and a flush of anxiety rose to his finely-wrinkled cheek.
"Unless you are inviting death for us all you had best drop
, and that quickly."
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.