Usage examples for congeal

  1. If Juanita ever gets into his hands- His mouth, his whole face, was working, I thought he was going to have a fit, and truth to tell, something icy began to congeal around my own heart. –  by
  2. One writer gives this vivid description of the scene that meets the enraptured gaze of the traveler here: It looked as if the Almighty had once set this vast earth rolling like the sea; and then, in the midst of its maddest flow, bid all the gigantic billows stop and congeal in their places, and there they stood, just as He froze them grand and gloomy. – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  3. It seems as though a fluid sorrow can congeal into a cold, hard temperament, and hold me in its icy embrace. – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  4. The exertion necessary for binding the wound seemed beyond her strength; sobbing and moaning, she stood in the same attitude until the blood began to congeal. – The Nether World by George Gissing
  5. It was an utterance meant to make their relationship congeal in levity and friendliness but he immediately sensed the sarcastic nuance within it and that he was as much stating his own displeasure at seeing her once again. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  6. Moving toward a table that stood near the centre of the room she turned, and regarding Pats with the lofty, far- away air which never failed to congeal his courage, she asked: " Where do you think we are? – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  7. His forehead was wet with sweat; when it began to freeze in his eyebrows he removed his mittens and wiped away the drops, then watched them congeal upon his fingers. – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  8. Your beauty says my love is summer's queen, But your cold love like winter makes me sad: Then either spring with buds of love again Or else congeal my thoughts with your disdain. – Lyrics from the Song-Books of the Elizabethan Age by Various
  9. They were, he knew, the particles of a moon that had either come too close to Saturn's great gravitational pull to hold its shape, or else had never escaped far enough to congeal as one solid mass. – The Secret of the Ninth Planet by Donald Allen Wollheim
  10. Let it stand till next morning to congeal. – Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry Cakes, and Sweetmeats by Miss Leslie
  11. He gave one last sigh as he saw the gravy congeal upon his plate, but, nevertheless, he had finished the unpalatable food before Grandairs had arrived to his assistance. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  12. He gives as his own version of what happens to the sap that when the sun declines from the tropic of cancer, the sap begins to congeal both in root and branch. – The Old English Herbals by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
  13. If it be true that Lough Ness never freezes, it is either sheltered by its high banks from the cold blasts, and exposed only to those winds which have more power to agitate than congeal; or it is kept in perpetual motion by the rush of streams from the rocks that inclose it. – A Journey to the Western Isles of Scotland by Samuel Johnson
  14. Their constituent minerals had ample opportunity to sort themselves and crystallize from the fluid mixture, and none of that mixture was left to congeal as a glassy paste. – The Elements of Geology by William Harmon Norton
  15. Mark turned his hard eyes toward the elder, and seemed to congeal into something inflexible, impenetrable, as if he had suddenly let down a cold sheet iron door between his soul and them, against which the words, like shot or pebbles, rattled sharp and unharming and fell in a shower at the feet of the speaker. – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill
  16. Of course, it had been flooded on the preceding night, after the last skater had left, and this caused a splendid surface to congeal. – The Chums of Scranton High at Ice Hockey by Donald Ferguson
  17. When the jelly has all dripped through the bag, and is clear, set it in a cool place to congeal. – Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry Cakes, and Sweetmeats by Miss Leslie
  18. I would deluge them with my blood if that could only cause them to congeal. – Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau