Once more the dripping
rustle of the rain and the steady ticking of the clock filled up the gap of silence.
But he had a voice as soft as wild honey dripping
from a tree, and a skin softer than down.
The water was dripping
from the bed, the pail had rolled into a corner.
I would go out into the streets to fight with my delusion, and prowling women would mew after me; furtive, craving men glance jealously at me; weary, pale workers go coughing by me with tired eyes and eager paces, like wounded deer dripping
blood; old people, bent and dull, pass murmuring to themselves; and, all unheeding, a ragged tail of gibing children.
I first beheld him on the quay, a complete stranger to me, obviously not a Hollander, in a black bowler and a short drab overcoat, ridiculously out of tone with the winter aspect of the waste-lands, bordered by the brown fronts of houses with their roofs dripping
with melting snow.
Wet and dripping
, it had the appearance of having been just recovered from the bottom of the sea.
An opiate vapour, dewy, dim, Exhales from out her golden rim, And, softly dripping
, drop by drop, Upon the quiet mountain top.
Two very mild cheers went up from the dripping
crowd on the pier; we answered them gently from the slippery decks; the flag made an effort to wave, and failed; the "battery of guns" spake not--the ammunition was out.
On some columns the drops only fell once in two or three minutes, and in these cases it would be an interesting calculation to discover how long, at that rate of dripping
, it would take to form a pillar, say eighty feet by ten in diameter.
The only motion in the air was that of the dripping
, microscopic particles of drizzling mist.
Of David's dripping
little form in the bath, and how when I essayed to catch him he had slipped from my arms like a trout.
So successful was the trip that presently they were climbing, wet and dripping
, up the grassy bank.
she suddenly exclaimed, and he understood that she had stepped into the puddle that the dripping
from the roof had formed at the threshold.
He soon bobbed up, and the shaggy man seized him by his sailor collar and dragged him to the shore, dripping
and gasping for breath.
We are surrounded by dripping
white mist so dense that we become invisible to one another at a distance of half a dozen yards.