But this futile search couldn’t drag on much longer.
On the plain he was again overtaken by his two brothers, returning from their unsuccessful expedition, who seeing the bird and splendid cage in his possession, dragged him suddenly from his horse, beat him cruelly, and left him.
The pads of his fingers were four molten stars dragging slowly down her throat and over her breast.
A small quantity of provisions was painfully dragged, with an average loss of 50 per cent from theft and water damage, up the succession of cataracts which obstruct the river-way from Halfa to Kosheh.
On the fifth day orders were issued to search every house in the city, when the infant prince was at length discovered at the caravanserai in the apartment of the pretended dervishes, who were ignominiously dragged before the sultan.
The king took the gift very graciously, and said he knew not what to give in return more valuable and wonderful than the great turnip; so the soldier was forced to put it into a cart, and drag it home with him.
The next two or three days dragged by heavily.
The following morning I could hardly drag myself to Lahiri Mahasaya's home.
The rough-looking attendant twisted his arms around mine, and half-led, half-dragged me to an ambulance.
I’ve seen your kind at it before, cats toying with mice, catch and release, a taste of freedom and then pouncing again, biting, not hard enough to kill— not just yet—before you let them loose again and they’re hobbling now, maybe a leg snapped or a gash in the belly but they’re still trying, still running or crawling or dragging themselves as fast as they can until you’re on them again, and again because it’s fun, because it gives you pleasure you sadistic piece of shit.
Of course, only he would drag me back from bliss to painful reality.
He dragged it aside, and entered a long, low room which looked as if it had once been a third-rate dancing-saloon.
Measured by the ticking of a clock, the action was taking place with dramatic speed; but, to his quivering mind, it dragged woefully, and the periods when the light failed caused him to cry aloud.
The hours of a day, peculiarly hot, even for the country and season, dragged wearily away.
Presently I closed my eyes, and allowed myself to be dragged upwards.
And he will drag me with him, underground, and go on his knees before me, with his death's head.
Then the seven kids dragged the stones thither with all speed, and put as many of them into this stomach as they could get in; and the mother sewed him up again in the greatest haste, so that he was not aware of anything and never once stirred.
Then the clothes-bags were taken into the carriage, the strange gods and the love-master followed, and White Fang pursued, now running vigilantly behind, now bristling up to the running horses and warning them that he was there to see that no harm befell the god they dragged so swiftly across the earth.
Water was splashing, and mud was flying, and oaths were being sworn, and blows were being struck, when some more men went down into the ditch to help the sergeant, and dragged out, separately, my convict and the other one.
True, he now And suppose once more, that he is reluctantly dragged up a steep and rugged ascent, and held fast until he's forced into the presence of the sun himself, is he not likely to be pained and irritated?
He dragged himself towards her on his knees, regardless of his dressing-gown.
But when she came to the battlements and the throng of men, she stood still upon the wall and gazed, and beheld him dragged before the city:--swift horses dragged him recklessly toward the hollow ships of the Achaians.
At the time when the cholera was raging at Vienna, the emperor, with an aide-de-camp, was strolling about the streets of the city and suburbs, when a corpse was dragged past on a litter unaccompanied by a single mourner.
He studied it intently for a moment, then took a careful grip with his teeth and started off down the stream, partly carrying, partly dragging the porcupine, with head turned to the side so as to avoid stepping on the prickly mass.
For other sons of mine whom he took captive would fleet Achilles sell beyond the unvintaged sea unto Samos and Imbros and smoking Lemnos, but when with keen-edged bronze he had bereft thee of thy life he was fain to drag thee oft around the tomb of his comrade, even Patroklos whom thou slewest, yet might he not raise him up thereby.
If it is at all possible," he told us, "without dragging the thing in too obviously by the ears, I always talk about food in my summing up.
The black ants bite--harder than the shot from your gun," he went on, with grim meaning, beckoning to those who stood by to drag the prisoner nearer to the body of the unfortunate Vudana, which lay, raw and bloody, the veins exposed in many places by the bites of the myriad swarming insects.
When they have all gone, you drag yourself miserably up-stairs, feeling that you never want to look in that drawing-room or dining-room again.
And she literally dragged him away, for he was obstinate and wanted to remain by the trap-door; that hole attracted him.
When he struck a light indoors there appeared upon the table a thin glistening streak, as if a brush of varnish had been lightly dragged across it.
One of the legs had been badly injured in the events of that morning - it was nearly a miracle that only one of them had been - and dragged along lifelessly.
On winter’s mornings such as this, when he was very tired and everything dragged itself lethargically through his head, this belief of his seemed irrefutable.
His mouth trawled over Alex, and she convulsed in disgust as his clawed fingers dragged leisurely across her skin.
She felt that a powerful and implacable hand seized her by the hair, and dragged her away as irrevocably as fatality drags humanity.
This little group had in its advance dragged inward, so to speak, the circumference of the now almost complete circle of people, and a number of dim black figures followed it at discreet distances.
The interval until the time for his turn should arrive dragged itself out interminably.
Instantly she dragged me back into the car. "
The Government that is ahead of the people will inevitably be dragged down to their level, as the Government that is behind them will in the long run be dragged up.
Ordinarily, I never asked whether or not it suited him to go with me on my journeys; but this time an expedition was at issue that could drag on indefinitely, a hazardous undertaking whose purpose was to hunt an animal that could sink a frigate as easily as a walnut shell!
When he was larger his famous walks began; first with his impatiently dragged nurse, and then alone in dreamy meditation.
And Patroklos caught hold of the spear and dragged him over the rim of the car, as when a man sits on a jutting rock, and drags a sacred fish forth from the sea, with line and glittering hook of bronze; so on the bright spear dragged he Thestor gaping from the chariot, and cast him down on his face and life left him as he fell.
He remembered afterwards that he was forcibly dragged away fromher by several men, and that she was led out, and that when herecovered himself he was sitting at the table.
I shall return home: it is folly dragging you from the hearth-stone, and pretending--what do we pretend?
The assistants leap at the victim’s legs and drag him downward, grunting: the croppy boy’s tongue protrudes violently.)
He brought it to his mouth, dragged deeply, set it down again. “
The biting cold of the water had no effect in reviving him, but rather dragged him deeper into icy rest.
The contemplative mind, attempting its return to divinity, is constantly dragged back toward the senses by the life currents.
The feral and demanding girl with her legs locked round a vampire-boy’s waist, digging my hands into his shoulders, dragging him closer.
I gnashed my teeth upon him with a gust of devilish fury; and the smile withered from his face--happily for him--yet more happily for myself, for in another instant I had certainly dragged him from his perch.