He stared at me with his nether lip dropping
, and looked so wilfully stupid of a sudden that it came into my head that he desired to avoid my questions.
Antonia stood up, lifting and dropping
her shoulders as if they were stiff.
It is so hard to avoid speaking of the great things, and for a man in my position," he added, dropping
his voice a little, "so difficult to say anything worth listening to about them, without at any rate the semblance of indiscretion."
"It's this as has brought me, good gentlemen," she said, dropping
another curtsey; "a gold wedding ring in the Brixton Road.
Mr Venus could only repeat that it was his fixed intention to betake himself to the paths of science, and to walk in the same all the days of his life; not dropping
down upon his fellow-creatures until they were deceased, and then only to articulate them to the best of his humble ability.
Lurching suddenly forward and dropping
to his knees, he fired an angry shot at the persistent woods.
He did not put it up, however, and she thought that he was dropping
off to sleep.
He guessed that the ape had either come or gone by way of the break, and while the Arabs hesitated without, he sprang, catlike, for the opening, grasped the top of the wall and clambered out upon the roof, dropping
instantly to the ground at the rear of the hut.
He saw the earth dropping
rapidly from beneath him.
Clara by their sudden assiduity in making calls, dropping
in to dinner, and getting up evening frolics.
Monsieur Ratignolle was putting up a mixture himself, very carefully, dropping
a red liquid into a tiny glass.
The bar-room was now full of the boarders who had been dropping
in the night previous, and whom I had not as yet had a good look at.