Lisa stared up at him, the blood draining from her face.
Cassie could feel the color draining from her face.
She wondered how many more there would be and doubted she'd last more than another day or two if he kept draining her blood.
He'd stopped draining her healing power, and she felt a change in his body.
The same part of her that recoiled at draining dead men's magic also understood one truth: she was no match for her father, if he decided to bury her with them.
The woman jerked beneath him and clawed at the Black God draining her blood.
Instead of draining his power, the woman was shoving power into him.
Her eyes were heavy, her anger draining her last bit of energy.
He couldn't control the surge of adrenaline he experienced whenever he thought of sinking his teeth into his father's neck and draining his life from him, the way his father drained his mother's life.
The vice-chancellor was ex officio a delegate of the press, where he hoped to effect much; and a plan for draining the Thames Valley, which he had now the power of initiating, was one on which his mind had dwelt for many years.
The great rivers of Australia, draining inland, carve out valleys, dissolve limestone, and spread out their deposit over the plains when the waters become too sluggish to bear their burden farther.
From the sources of its various tributaries to the town of Bourke, the river may be described as draining a watershed.
M., nearly four times the area draining to the Pacific Ocean, and almost precisely four times the area draining to the Indian Ocean.
In the hands of able captains, like Francesco Sforza or Piccinino, these mercenary troops became moving despotisms, draining the country of its wealth, and always eager to fasten and found tyrannies upon the provinces they had been summoned to defend.
The damping off of seedlingsand in saturated soils not only are the roots and root-hairs killed by asphyxiation, but the whole course of soil fermentation is altered, and it takes time to sweeten such by draining, because not only must the noxious bodies be gradually washed out and the lost salts restored, but the balance of suitable bacterial and fungal life must be restored.
(The use of such practices continued into the scientific age: While Jenner was inoculating people with his new smallpox vaccine, doctors were draining half a gallon of blood from George Washington for his sore throat, a procedure that hastened his death.