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The thought of it exists only in the frothy vaporings of cheap newspapers, and the sensational utterances of the catch politician who must find an audience and a hearing by any methods.
What came from her was muddy and frothy, and faintly streaked with blood.
Four other Oysters followed them, And yet another four; And thick and fast they came at last, And more, and more, and more-- All hopping through the frothy waves, And scrambling to the shore.
Floweth there not a tainted, frothy, swamp-blood in thine own veins, when thou hast thus learned to croak and revile?
An enormous ditch, sometimes two or three miles wide, running liquid mud, six miles an hour: its strong and frothy current choked and obstructed everywhere by huge logs and whole forest trees: now twining themselves together in great rafts, from the interstices of which a sedgy, lazy foam works up, to float upon the water's top; now rolling past like monstrous bodies, their tangled roots showing like matted hair; now glancing singly by like giant leeches; and now writhing round and round in the vortex of some small whirlpool, like wounded snakes.
We'll drink our friend what's-his-name,' said Dick, holding up the bright frothy pot; '--that was talking to you this morning, you know--I know him--a good fellow, but eccentric--very--here's what's-his-name
79, Waitrose Easy to make and comes out proper frothy with a decent chocolate hit.
DOG walkers in Tyneside kept their pets on a tight leash after the River Ouseburn turned frothy.
It is all frothy and innocent and one very much for fans - there is little there for parents, who may be more than a little bemused by proceedings.
GALAXY Bubbles - At only 40 calories per serving, GALAXY Bubbles Hot Chocolate has a light, bubbly taste and a luxurious frothy top.
Then add a squeeze of fresh lemon juice, a shot of rose syrup, a small amount of egg whites to make the drink frothy, and a measure of bramley and quince liquor which will give the drink a fruity edge, again adjusting according to taste.
The droppings, combined with the animal's gastric juices, are claimed to be the key to the coffee's rich, frothy flavour.