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Molten lead and iron boiled in the marble basin of the fountain; the water ran dry; the extinguisher tops of the towers vanished like ice before the heat, and trickled down into four rugged wells of flame.
He opened his lips to deliver it, and a stream of red came out between them and trickled down his unshaven chin.
A little stream of blood trickled down the giant's smooth skin from the wound in his side; but no murmur of pain passed his lips.
It was not without a feeling of savage satisfaction that I beheld the instant, deadly pallor that overspread his face, and the few red drops that trickled down his forehead, while he reeled a moment in his saddle, and then fell backward to the ground.
Hatta looked round once more, and this time a tear or two trickled down his cheek: but not a word would he say.
The reason why our economic growth has not trickled down to the poor is because it's purely consumer driven, fuelled mostly by the remittances of our OFWs (Overseas Filipino Workers), so ang yumayaman ang mga malls, ang mga tindahan and some services," Marcos noted.