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drops

(drops),
A popular term for a medicine taken in doses measured by drops, usually a tincture, or applied by dropping, as an eyewash.
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Sooner or later, of course, he'd drop down upon me, like Wegg.
I have heard my grandmother (Lady Malkinshaw) say that, 'a drop in time saves nine.
A drop in time saves nine'--my sentiments, if I may put myself on a par with her ladyship.
But when Old Orlick come for to hear that your uncle Provis had mostlike wore the leg-iron wot Old Orlick had picked up, filed asunder, on these meshes ever so many year ago, and wot he kep by him till he dropped your sister with it, like a bullock, as he means to drop you - hey?
Silence," said the abbe; "you will force the last drop of blood from your veins.
I caught a drop of oil that fell from your knee-joint," confessed Ojo.
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.
And this, if you please, this is what Ben Weatherstaff beheld and which made his jaw drop.
Before he could fire again I had pulled him so far over the edge of the deck that he was forced to drop his firearm and clutch the rail with both hands.
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.
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.
He THINKS he's a Sheol of a farmer; thinks he's old Grayback from Wayback; but between you and me privately he don't know as much about farming as he does about running a kingdom -- still, whatever he talks about, you want to drop your underjaw and listen, the same as if you had never heard such incredible wisdom in all your life before, and were afraid you might die before you got enough of it.