and after rolling up his sleeves, he com- menced to lay on the heavy cowskin, and soon the warm, red blood (amid heart-rending shrieks from her, and horrid oaths from him) came dripping
to the floor.
Yes, you are dripping
like a mermaid; pull my cloak round you: but I think you are feverish, Jane: both your cheek and hand are burning hot.
Heathcliff stood near the entrance, in his shirt and trousers; with a candle dripping
over his fingers, and his face as white as the wall behind him.
His long waterproof coat and the waterproof covering of his hat were shining and dripping
with rain as everything was, the burly station-master included.
rustle of the rain among the leaves, and the clear, ceaseless tick of the clock on the mantel-piece, made the minute of silence which followed the settling of the persons present in their places indescribably oppressive.
He resorted to his pint of wine for consolation, drank it all in a few minutes, and fell asleep on his arms, with his hair straggling over the table, and a long winding-sheet in the candle dripping
down upon him.
In his teeth he held the assegai, yet dripping
with blood, and in his hands the lion cub that, despite its whines and struggles, he grasped by the skin of the neck and the hind legs.
Little more was said, except as to the chances--manifestly small--of the rain ceasing, until the tops of a cab, a decayed mourning coach, and three dripping
hats were seen over the hedge.
But soon the anchor was short up; soon it was hanging dripping
at the bows; soon the sails began to draw, and the land and shipping to flit by on either side; and before I could lie down to snatch an hour of slumber the HISPANIOLA had begun her voyage to the Isle of Treasure.
Her white feet trod the huge press at which wise Omar sits, till the seething grape-juice rose round her bare limbs in waves of purple bubbles, or crawled in red foam over the vat's black, dripping
, sloping sides.
he said, as he stood before me, dripping
They were indeed a queer-looking party that assembled on the bank--the birds with draggled feathers, the animals with their fur clinging close to them, and all dripping
wet, cross, and uncomfortable.