I am like the branch torn from the trunk, I no longer hold to anything in this world - a current drags
me on, I know not whither.
You cannot help thinking how quickly the time passes with them, which drags
so heavily with you; and the more you think of this, the more your hopes of their speedy arrival decline.
When he entered I observed that he carried no umbrella, and certainly had not come in his carriage, for his tarpaulin hat ran down with melting sleet, and his great pilot cloth jacket seemed almost to drag
him to the floor with the weight of the water it had absorbed.
With a keen cutting-spade, Queequeg lances the gums; then the jaw is lashed down to ringbolts, and a tackle being rigged from aloft, they drag
out these teeth, as Michigan oxen drag
stumps of old oaks out of wild wood-lands.
Well, next I took an old sack and put a lot of big rocks in it -- all I could drag
-- and I started it from the pig, and dragged it to the door and through the woods down to the river and dumped it in, and down it sunk, out of sight.
When the heavy drag
had been adjusted to the wheel, and the carriage slid down hill, with a cinderous smell, in a cloud of dust, the red glow departed quickly; the sun and the Marquis going down together, there was no glow left when the drag
was taken off.
Swift with it, lest I drag
you to the chief as his prize
And she would drag
him up above the clouds, in the magnificent disorder of the grid, where she loved to make him giddy by running in front of him along the frail bridges, among the thousands of ropes fastened to the pulleys, the windlasses, the rollers, in the midst of a regular forest of yards and masts.
My grasp upon his throat effectually prevented any outcry, and so we struggled in grim silence; he to tear away from my hold, I to drag
him over to his death.
To reach the hangar and drag
forth the only other flier which it contained was the work of but an instant; and just as the two thern warriors whom Matai Shang had left to prevent this very contingency emerged upon the roof from the tower's interior, I rose above them with a taunting laugh.
The idea amused me so much that I laughed or rather cackled aloud, which woke the others, and they began to rub /their/ dirty faces and drag
/their/ gummed-up lips and eyelids apart.
For a naked man to drag
a shrieking, clawing man-eater forth from a window by the tail to save a strange white girl, was indeed the last word in heroism.
They did not drag
her away at once, but sang with her for a long time and then at last dragged her off, and behind the scenes something metallic was struck three times and everyone knelt down and sang a prayer.
He could not reach me, yet, O-Tar, may Iss engulf me if he did not drag
me to him helpless as an unhatched egg.
And here is Cornelius, whom they now likewise drag
out of the carriage, -- Cornelius, who is already quite broken and mangled by the torture.