Usage examples for drops

  1. Well, I stopped and hid behind a rock, thinking I might have a chance to put a few drops into him. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. In the chapter on Gravitation we have mentioned the fact that a body let fall near the surface of the earth drops through sixteen feet in the first second. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  3. And she drops me a curtsey, and walks away with a veil over her face. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  4. The twins accepted the drops gravely, and told Connie she must make formal application. – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  5. Nevertheless, it often drops to the ground before the bird has done with it. – McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  6. She drops The chances and the riches here and there. – Domesday Book by Edgar Lee Masters
  7. He drops the basket to turn round and look at her face and say earnestly: " I have never spent so delightful a day; but it wasn't the fishing." – Stories By English Authors: Germany by Various
  8. Don't let's disturb Him, Maurice; a guide must be so tired when he drops asleep. – The Children's Pilgrimage by L. T. Meade
  9. It is too late, however, for down come the huge drops as they can fall only in the South. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  10. " I don't believe it," said Elizabeth, the fire of her eye shining now through drops that made it brighter; - " I am sure something could be done." – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  11. Point after point gave way in our cover, till standing between the drops was no longer possible. – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs
  12. What a mountain drops! – The Vigil of Venus and Other Poems by "Q" by Q (AKA: Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch)
  13. It was at the bridge over the Yeuse that the first drops of rain, big drops they were, began to fall. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  14. A hand held a bottle of liquor to his lips, and he swallowed a few drops, which gave him a few more moments of life. – Frank Merriwell's Chums by Burt L. Standish
  15. It's the Marquis of Bunratty; and if he drops, our young Member will go into the Upper House." – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  16. But soon they would be tired of us, and shake us off; and down we fell, and then we would catch hold of hands, and make ourselves into clouds; and when the clouds got to be so heavy that the air could not hold them up, we would let go of hands, and fall down in drops of rain. – Education in The Home, The Kindergarten, and The Primary School by Elizabeth P. Peabody
  17. There was no sound of drops falling. – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  18. Remember, nothing drops out; everything hid shall be revealed. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  19. Let him lose his voice, and he drops out of existence. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  20. Outside the rain had come on in broad single drops, laying the dust on the road. – The Lilac Sunbonnet by S.R. Crockett