The shell of the Hive was returned to its place, a light was set in its sticky
emptiness, tier by tier the Figures built it up, closed the entrance, and went away.
Nor till he had licked the last of the sticky
sweetstuff from his little finger did Kim note that the Kamboh too was girt for travel.
He drew a deep breath of relaxation and finished the glass of sweetness with that sense of self-conscious sheepishness which most men feel when they surrender to the sticky
charms of an ice-cream soda.
She went stealthily as a cat through this profusion of growth, gathering cuckoo-spittle on her skirts, cracking snails that were underfoot, staining her hands with thistle-milk and slug-slime, and rubbing off upon her naked arms sticky
blights which, though snow-white on the apple-tree trunks, made madder stains on her skin; thus she drew quite near to Clare, still unobserved of him.
A moment later a cream-bun burst in sticky
ruin on the proprietor's left eye.
Great tails lashed in frenzied anger about us, razor-like talons cut our limbs and bodies, and a green and sticky
syrup, such as oozes from a crushed caterpillar, smeared us from head to foot, for every cut and thrust of our longswords brought spurts of this stuff upon us from the severed arteries of the plant men, through which it courses in its sluggish viscidity in lieu of blood.
He could not imagine himself burying his face in Miss Wilkinson's hair, it always struck him as a little sticky
At last Tarzan tired of the sport, and with a parting roar of challenge and a well-aimed ripe fruit that spread soft and sticky
over the snarling face of his enemy, he swung rapidly through the trees, a hundred feet above the ground, and in a short time was among the members of his tribe.
For drink, we took some wonderful sticky
concoction of Harris's, which you mixed with water and called lemonade, plenty of tea, and a bottle of whisky, in case, as George said, we got upset.
Looking on the bridge he saw equally uniform living waves of soldiers, shoulder straps, covered shakos, knapsacks, bayonets, long muskets, and, under the shakos, faces with broad cheekbones, sunken cheeks, and listless tired expressions, and feet that moved through the sticky
mud that covered the planks of the bridge.
At last the faces went further away; she fell into a deep pool of sticky
water, which eventually closed over her head.
He raised his hand to his head and brought it away sticky
with clotted blood.