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I was conscious of the presence of the Count, and of his being as if lapped in a storm of fury.
How, we are all lapped and swathed and swaddled in these senseless things.
Once a ripple came to land In the golden sunset burning-- Lapped against a maiden's hand, By the ford returning.
She was wearing a wrapper, a sort of dressing-gown of pale blue silk embroidered with black and gold designs round the neck and down the front, lapped round her and held together by a broad belt of the same material.
Two creatures like large armadillos had come down to the drinking-place, and were squatting at the edge of the water, their long, flexible tongues like red ribbons shooting in and out as they lapped.
He just sat by with his big blue eyes getting rounder every minute and lapped it up.
Directly below me the water lapped the very side of the wall, there being a break in the bowlders at this point as there was at several other places about the side of the temple.
He stretched himself, lowered his head, and lapped water from the drinking-shell at his side, turned and looked at me, and then hobbled off toward the cliffs.