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He had bitten his under lip nearly through in the violence of his mental suffering, and the blood which had flowed from the wound had trickled down his chin, and stained his shirt and neckerchief.
Her white nightdress was smeared with blood, and a thin stream trickled down the man's bare chest which was shown by his torn-open dress.
It was a summer camp of city-tired people, pitched in a grove of towering redwoods through whose lofty boughs the sunshine trickled down, broken and subdued to soft light and cool shadow.
He did not want to cry - had never felt less like crying in his life - but of a sudden easy, stupid tears trickled down his nose, and with an almost audible click he felt the wheels of his being lock up anew on the world without.
As he listened he heard more than once the rustle and slide of a honey-loaded comb turning over or failing away somewhere in the dark galleries; then a booming of angry wings, and the sullen drip, drip, drip, of the wasted honey, guttering along till it lipped over some ledge in the open air and sluggishly trickled down on the twigs.
It may be that Freud has finally trickled down to small-town America, so people are alert to sexual innuendo, whether real or imagined, that would have blown over their heads a generation or two ago.
It's just routine to me,'' said Vick, puffing on a pipe outside his home as a stream of water trickled down the road.
The total economic loss to the region has been so far estimated between $30 and $40 million, and the effect has trickled down to businesses reliant on the industry all along the coast.
But thousands of Mexico's middle-class business people have trickled down into poverty since these North Americans opened their doors, and the incomes and living standards of the poor have only diminished further.
It has trickled down to the outer boroughs, spurring new construction of affordable rental housing.