References in classic literature ?
But when Old Orlick come for to hear that your uncle Provis had mostlike wore the leg-iron wot Old Orlick had picked up, filed asunder, on these meshes ever so many year ago, and wot he kep by him till he dropped your sister with it, like a bullock, as he means to drop you - hey?
Silence," said the abbe; "you will force the last drop of blood from your veins.
Joe, himself in tears, gave the poor wretch the bottle, and Kennedy drained the last drop with savage haste.
This we knew because, as we were standing by it, we heard a drop of water fall.
God is in the midst, and each drop tries to expand so as to reflect Him to the greatest extent.
The sweat stood out on their skin in myriads of tiny drops that ran together, forming blotches of moisture, which, in turn, coalesced into rivulets that dripped to the ground.
Just then I thought I heard footsteps in front of the house, but, listening more attentively, found that it had begun to rain, and that I had been deceived by the pattering of the first heavy drops against the windows.
Let me sing, and perhaps you'll drop off; then the day will seem shorter," said Rose, taking up a fan and sitting down beside him.
And then he drops down with his whole weight upon ME
They drop from the oaks like fruit that is ready to be eaten
Shall we venture to pronounce, therefore, that his long and black calamity may not have had a redeeming drop of mercy at the bottom?
Tha'll see him flyin' backward an' for'ard carryin' worms nigh as big as himsel' an' that much noise goin' on in th' nest when he gets there as fair flusters him so as he scarce knows which big mouth to drop th' first piece in.