With a second peculiar flourish he prevented the poee-poee from dropping
to the ground as he raised it to his mouth, into which the finger was inserted and drawn forth perfectly free from any adhesive matter.
None of the designers of airships and aeroplanes had known clearly what their inventions might have to fight; many had not imagined they would have to fight anything whatever in the air; and had planned them only for the dropping
And here, dropping
his eyes to his plate, he became autobiographical.
He did not put it up, however, and she thought that he was dropping
off to sleep.
He guessed that the ape had either come or gone by way of the break, and while the Arabs hesitated without, he sprang, catlike, for the opening, grasped the top of the wall and clambered out upon the roof, dropping
instantly to the ground at the rear of the hut.
A moment later Smith-Oldwick had righted the machine and was dropping
rapidly toward the earth.
And that one wee curl, always looking as if it were going to drop, but never dropping
, is delicious.
The man who talks French so well," Lady Anselman told him, dropping
her voice a little, "is Surgeon-Major Thomson.
Having asserted herself in those noble terms, she spoilt the effect of her own outburst of generosity by dropping
to the sordid view of the subject in her next sentence.
Clara by their sudden assiduity in making calls, dropping
in to dinner, and getting up evening frolics.
the handkerchief upon the dead man's neck the coroner stepped to an angle of the room and from a pile of clothing produced one garment after another, each of which he held up a moment for inspection.
Thwackum fell violently on poor Tom, who stood dropping
and shivering before him, when Mr Allworthy desired him to have patience; and turning to Master Blifil, said, "Pray, child, what is the reason of all this disturbance?
We knew she carried fourteen boats to our five (we were one short through the desertion of Wainwright), and she began dropping
them far to leeward of our last boat, continued dropping
them athwart our course, and finished dropping
them far to windward of our first weather boat.
he said, smiling good-humoredly to the mother; "there's no chance of my hurting or dropping
The dam of Hector," dropping
his look kindly to the aged hound that crouched at his feet, "was then a pup, and apt to open on the game the moment she struck the scent.