My wrist bled freely, and quite a little pool trickled on to the carpet.
“I have him,” Deputy Thomas said as he stood over Kurt, who was bleeding profusely onto the floor.
I was suddenly seized with a spasm which lasted for more than five minutes, and even when this, in a measure, ceased, I could catch my breath only at long intervals, and in a gasping manner—bleeding all the while copiously at the nose and ears, and even slightly at the eyes.
To such men as young Scipio, the sly, ineffective artfulness of Fabianism, which was causing both Italy and Carthage to bleed slowly to death, was detestable.
It bleeds, seemingly.”
I suppose it was bleeding pretty merrily at first."
Then his father gave him a hefty shove from behind which released him from where he was held and sent him flying, and heavily bleeding, deep into his room.
And in his haste, shortly to tell,Him hurt, that backward down he fell,From a window richly paint,With lives of many a divers saint,And beat his winges and bled fast,And of the hurt thus died and past;And lay there well an hour and moreTill, at the last, of birds a scoreCame and assembled at the placeWhere the window broken was,And made such waimentatioun, lamentation That pity was to hear the soun’,And the warbles of their throats,And the complaint of their notes,Which from joy clean was reversed.
It was soft, and bled easily.
But to live,—to wear on, day after day, of mean, bitter, low, harassing servitude, every nerve dampened and depressed, every power of feeling gradually smothered,—this long and wasting heart-martyrdom, this slow, daily bleeding away of the inward life, drop by drop, hour after hour,—this is the true searching test of what there may be in man or woman.
The wound which years had scarcely cicatrized bled afresh, and oh, how bitterly!