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DRIP. The right of drip is an easement by which the water which falls on one house is allowed to fall upon the land of another.
     2. Unless the owner has acquired the right by grant or prescription, he has no right so to construct his house as to let the water drip over his neighbor's land. 1 Roll. Ab. 107. Vide Rain water; Stillicidium; and 3 Kent, Com. 436; Dig. 43, 23, 4 et 6; 11 Ad. & Ell. 40; S. C. 39 E. C. L. R. 21.

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Overhead, vast roots of trees hung down from the sides of the ravine dripping with moisture, and trembling with the concussions produced by the fall.
She stood in the middle of the room, moisture dripping from her to the floor as she looked him over.
When he came up the donkey head had disappeared, and the shaggy man's own shaggy head was in its place, with the water dripping in little streams from his shaggy whiskers.
In this position we wait events, while the dripping mist hangs thicker than ever all round us.
He had bruises on twenty parts of his body, and blood was dripping from a cut in his head.
Just then a Lion, his jaws dripping with bullock's blood, approached the Herdsman.
With scarcely a glance at this uninteresting structure Jaralson moved on into the dripping undergrowth beyond.
The blood of little children and of strong men is dripping from your very roof-beams.
Life was a rose-lipped comrade With purple flowers dripping from her fingers.
1-5) Hestia, you who tend the holy house of the lord Apollo, the Far-shooter at goodly Pytho, with soft oil dripping ever from your locks, come now into this house, come, having one mind with Zeus the all-wise -- draw near, and withal bestow grace upon my song.
The old poet seated himself beside his hearth, and took the little fellow on his lap; he squeezed the water out of his dripping hair, warmed his hands between his own, and boiled for him some sweet wine.
But there were the two somber figures still following him, though their black sacks were drenched and dripping with water.