God is in the midst, and each drop
tries to expand so as to reflect Him to the greatest extent.
A place where few people care to go about alone, where a maid screams if an ash drops
from the fire, takes to crying at all times and seasons, becomes the victim of a low disorder of the spirits, and gives warning and departs.
You haven't told me when he threatens to drop
down upon me.
Just then I thought I heard footsteps in front of the house, but, listening more attentively, found that it had begun to rain, and that I had been deceived by the pattering of the first heavy drops
against the windows.
I knew that every drop
it held, was a drop
of my life.
Your wounds are so far mortal that, without the three drops
I gave you, you would now be dead.
Joe, himself in tears, gave the poor wretch the bottle, and Kennedy drained the last drop
with savage haste.
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
At last a third sister came to him and gave him a drop
of something to drink, which she said would give him the needful strength.
Tha'll see him flyin' backward an' for'ard carryin' worms nigh as big as himsel' an' that much noise goin' on in th' nest when he gets there as fair flusters him so as he scarce knows which big mouth to drop
th' first piece in.
I have some cards to leave at the other end of Bellevue Avenue, and I'll drop
in at about half-past three and stay long enough to make poor Amy feel that she hasn't been slighted.