We were both soaked by the time we reached him.
Blood soaked into the sand around him.
Fat raindrops soaked his clothing and left him chilled.
So soaked is the soil after the flood, that the grain germinates, sprouts, and ripens in April, without a shower of rain or any other watering.
She was sobbing uncontrollably and he pulled her soaked frame up to him, trying to wrap his raincoat around her shaking body.
The neck of the retort, or side tube of the flask, is connected to the condenser c by an ordinary or rubber cork, according to the nature of the substance distilled; ordinary corks soaked in paraffin wax are very effective when ordinary or rubber corks cannot be used.
His beautiful clothes were soaked with water, and his fine white collar and ruffles were soiled and dripping.
A piece of cotton wool soaked in strong carbolic acid will relieve the pain of dental caries, but is useless in other forms of toothache.
She looked down and saw the sleeve of her sweater soaked in blood.
The following are organic manures: Farm-yard manure consists of the mixed dung of horses and cattle thrown together, and more or less soaked with liquid drainings of the stable or byre.
After twenty-four hours the hole may be levelled in, with moderate treading, if the water has soaked well in, the surface being left level and not sloping upwards towards the stem of the tree.
By midmorning, Deidre was free. Katie grimaced as she wrapped the dismembered sleeves of her sweater around her wounds. Blood soaked the sweater quickly, and she held it over her head. Even before she stood, she felt woozy. Deidre tested herself and limped a few feet. Katie steadied her breathing to keep from dropping to her knees.
Later, as she soaked in a deliciously warm tub of water, she thought of the twins.
Dan had given her a jacket, but their slow crawl through the forest had left her soaked and shivering.
As his words soaked in, blood pumped in her temples.
wide, the water from the pathways is soaked up on each side by capillary attraction, and in this way the roots secure a sufficient supply.
This difficulty was overcome by first filling the cylinder with porous briquettes and then soaking them with a fixed percentage of acetone, so that after allowing for the space taken up by the bricks the quantity of acetone soaked into the brick will absorb ten times the normal volume of the cylinder in acetylene for every atmosphere of pressure to which the gas is subjected, whilst all danger of explosion is eliminated.
Katie pulled up the sleeve of her soaked sweater and nicked her arm. She set down the knife and squeezed out a few drops of blood, watching as they landed on the roots.
Snow crunched under her feet and quickly soaked her flimsy slippers.
Suspecting he'd just driven Sofi's healer completely catatonic, he peeled her soaked sweater and jeans off to display matching pink underwear.
She was soon soaked by a light drizzle and stretched to keep her stiffening muscles warm.
The spare bed was soaked with it, and it pooled around the legs.
Can we go home now mom I am soaked through.
One touch of her damp, cold body told him otherwise—she was soaked to the skin.
Suppose, for instance, the paper ribbon to be soaked in a solution of iodide of potassium and a light contact spring made to press continuously on its surface as it is pulled forward by the mechanism.
His skin and clothing was soaked with demon blood, and Kiki gave him a long look.
Cold water soaked Lana's boots as Dan kept them on the creek's edge for a few hundred meters before veering into the surrounding forest.
For a moment Senor Medena stared at his daughter while her words soaked in.
The liquid when soaked into a porous combustible substance like blotting-paper burns rapidly and quietly, and when struck with a hammer on a hard surface violently detonates; when a little of the liquid is spread on an anvil and struck, the portion immediately under the hammer only will, as a rule, detonate, the remainder being scattered.
It was soaked through and dried with blood and his exposed skin was tinted red.
She swiped it away, soaked with sweat, and opened her eyes.
In order to soften meat before it is salted, so as to allow the salt to extract the blood more freely, the meat is soaked in water for about half an hour.
Blood soaked her towel, and she stood.
For example, foods like grains, nuts and seeds should be soaked in water until they sprout before consumption.
These foods can be purchased dried and then soaked and boiled.
In starting the furnace, the bottom is prepared by ramming it with charcoal-powder that has been soaked in milk of lime and dried, so that each particle is coated with a film of lime, which serves to reduce the loss of current by conduction through the lining when the furnace becomes hot.
The term "spontaneous combustion" is used when a substance smoulders or inflames apparently without the intervention of any external heat or light; in such cases, as, for example, in heaps of cotton-waste soaked in oil, the oxidation has proceeded slowly, but steadily, for some time, until the heat evolved has raised the mass to the temperature of ignition.
Dean began to peel away her soaked clothes, half expecting her to wake and scream bloody murder that he was raping her.
Twisting in the saddle, she soaked in the scene behind them.
Filter paper soaked with the clear solution is burnt, and the presence of gold is indicated by the purple colour of the ash.
At the dressing stations the grass and earth were soaked with blood for a space of some three acres around.
The female dealer was in her bra and a soaked pair of pants.
86), to be soaked, wrapped in linen bandages, and put in the coffin.
Bianca looked fearfully at the pregnant blonde, whose blood already soaked her clothing, then at the waiting devil beside her.
The mine tunnel narrowed and the pair was forced to hunch down under the low ceiling that closed in the fetid air around them like a soaked and musty blanket.
My specially soaked rag was secure in a plastic bag so I withdrew it and had it over the child's face before she turned to see who entered.
He had soaked hemlock leaves in water and drank it, and thought that was better than water in warm weather.
The cables are wrapped in cotton duck soaked in oxidized oil and varnish, and are sheathed in sheet iron.
He heard a groan from nearby and lowered his weapons, the first to step away to see whose body lay before Her. It was Kiki's. Rhyn smelled blood before he saw the soaked clothing of his half-brother. Ignoring Death, Rhyn rolled Kiki onto his back.
Stingray wounds should be washed with saltwater and then soaked in very hot water for 30 to 90 minutes to neutralize the venom.
The usual treatment for styes begins at home with the application of a warm washcloth soaked in fairly warm water.
Two gauze pads, one soaked in salt water or bicarbonate and the other in pilocarpine, a drug that stimulates sweating, are placed under the electrodes.
A few drops of these oils are added to water and then a compress soaked in the water is applied to the affected area.
Heavy bleeding is defined as more than 15 soaked pads or tampons per period, and prolonged bleeding is that which lasts for more than 8 to 10 days.
In urban, college soaked areas, alternative barber shops and salons are quickly filling up downtown storefronts and alleys.
Some just mix the soaked granules in their water or juice bottle and drink that through out their day.
Vegetables soaked in a solution of sodium bicarbonate and water begin to soften and lose their vitamin C just as when heat is applied.
A summer dress that becomes soaked with sweat easily goes limp and needs regular washing.
JLK: Our new juicer has six unique and clever patents on it, whereby we can juice soaked seeds and nuts and combine them with fruits and vegetables that give us a perfect balance of protein, fats and natural sugars.
In the PowerGrind Pro, add the soaked almonds into the alternate opening.
Fill a small vase with cotton balls soaked in your favorite essential oil.
The ring can be soaked to help loosen dirt, but sharp objects or pins should never be used to pry out dirt - the ring could be easily scratched, and repairs on delicate, elaborate designs can be expensive.
This extremely soft, durable hide is soaked in a spacious drum during the dyeing process, which allows the color to permeate the material completely.
If you like Texas and want to watch James Dean get soaked in oil, check out George Stevens' Giant.
It is not suitable for activities where the watch would be soaked, such as taking a bath or going for a swim.
Use a Q-Tip soaked in the acidic water to gently clean the grey gunk out of the electronics.
Then blot with a clean towel that has been soaked in plain warm water.
Soak a sponge in a mixture of dish detergent and water and squeeze it over the stained carpet until the affected area is thoroughly soaked.
Odds are you'll get your expensive gizmo soaked or banged up at least a couple times over the years.
Thread a water soaked wooden skewer through the lobster tail meat.
Wrap the bacon around the edge of the filet mignon steak and secure it with a toothpick that you have soaked in water for about 30 minutes to prevent the toothpick from catching fire.
Viewers soaked up the drama, proving there was a niche for the reality docu-drama.
If you must go outdoors, invest in mosquito netting, which can protect the face (and even soaked in permethrin for double protection).
You should change the dressing before bodily fluids have soaked through.
Certainly if the blood or other fluids have already soaked the bandage, you should change it.
Milk: To help calm the skin, milk soaked compresses can be applied as needed.
Wrap the area around the nail with the soaked wrap.
They were held closed with a button top flap, but because they weren't waterproofed, grease from rations often soaked through them and stained the soldier's trousers.
The log-line, after being well soaked, stretched and marked with knots, is wound uniformly on the log-reel, to which its inner end is securely fastened.
Channels formed at right angles to the cultivation ridges provide for the access of water to the crop. The seeds, previously soaked, are sown, usually in March, on the sides of the ridges, and the land watered.
The two layers thus " woven " - Pliny uses the word texere in describing this part of the process - formed a sheet (plagula or net), which was then soaked in water of the Nile.
Grains and Nuts-Grains such as dehydrated granola, crackers, and soaked oats work well, and nuts include walnuts, almonds, sunflower seeds, and macadamia nuts.
Though his side was soaked with blood, he showed no sign of slowing.
Her own clothing was soaked with his blood.
He flung off clothing soaked with blood, stripping with his back to her without one concern about her watching.
The grass, the road, the steps…all were littered with bodies and soaked in blood.
End the meal on a sweet note with bunuelos, deep fried tortilla wedges soaked in honey with a dollop of whipped cream.
She soaked in the information, and something clicked.
By the time she clawed her way over the edge, she was soaked with sweat and panting, her muscles burning from effort.
That's where the stream is directed, although there's a fair chance of getting soaked anywhere.
The windows in the car would be broken, and everything would get soaked.
One foot was immediately soaked.
She really was going to get sick from the cold and being soaked.
White men, who take proper precautions, and are not chronically soaked with cane-spirit, stand the climate perfectly, but the creole whites are still too much caballeros to devote themselves to agricultural work.
In Malwa a flat scraper is employed, a small piece of cotton soaked in linseed oil being attached to the upper part of the blade, and used for smearing the thumb and edge of the scraper to prevent adhesion of the juice; sometimes water is used instead of oil, but both practices injure the quality of the product.
The persistent bracts (glume and pale) afford an additional protection to the fruit; they protect the embryo, which is near the surface, from too rapid wetting and, when once soaked, from drying up again.
The grass, the road, the stepsâ€¦all were littered with bodies and soaked in blood.
One touch of her damp, cold body told him otherwiseâ€”she was soaked to the skin.
He appeared as if he'd been rolling in blood; he was soaked through with it, his eyes glowing with the wildness of bloodlust.
Optional - sprinkle thinly sliced or slivered almonds over soaked cake.
The starter of Yorkshire pudding, a great slab of gorgeous golden batter soaked in gravy would set me up on its own.
It collapsed during the earthquake, leaving them and their meager belongings to be soaked by Indonesia's relentless rains.
These works comprise stretched raw canvas soaked with motor oil which causes the support to slowly decay.
canned chickpeas are more convenient than dried as they do not need to be soaked overnight.
Sheets soaked with chloride of lime were hung at the windows of the House of Commons to prevent MPs getting cholera.
cloth soaked in a solution of disinfectant eg.
Or, dried cranberry 's soaked in water overnight.
In a BBC2 transmission " Wild in Your Garden " in May 2003, Simon King advised using creosote soaked rags to repel badgers.
creosote oil with which the sleepers are soaked.
Rain plops are now falling, quickly followed by a deluge, all fresh clothes and dry shoes are soaked.
dextrose solution is soaked onto gauze and packed into the wound, filling the cavity.
The long grasses were still soaked from yesterday's downpour.
These pellets have been soaked in real lion dung - cats are terrified of lions.
Succulent whole apricots are soaked in Amaretto and then enrobed in dark chocolate with pieces of finely chopped almonds.
flageolet bean salad In a perfect world I would make this with dried beans that I have soaked overnight.
flannel soaked in comfortably hot water against the (closed) eyelids for 5 minutes.
gauze soaked in an antiseptic solution is a very traditional way of managing cavity wounds.
Traditional dressings: A pack of ribbon gauze soaked in an antiseptic solution is a very traditional way of managing cavity wounds.
A soft feed and soaked hay is preferable as this can be swallowed easier.
Using the lightly soaked cotton wool apply to the edges of the stain working inwards to the center.
I'll celebrate with a coffee soaked newborn lamb please.
By the next morning the natural lanolin will have soaked into the fabric of the sock.
By the next day, the spilled liquids had soaked through some papers.
The next day, place the soaked peas in fresh water to cover and cook until tender, about 3 hours.
The first dish uses just water, but they are difficult to keep upright so I now use perlite soaked with water.
petrolrwise, without the catwalk, we'd have dropped into the dike and become soaked in high octane gasoline.
GO BACK TO STEP 8.10 NON-CRUSH CLAMP THE TERMINAL ILEUM 9.03 CLEAN THE LUMEN OF EACH BOWEL END Use Cetrimide soaked pledgets.
Feed succulent food, eg soaked sugar beet pulp, to encourage water intake.
The heat source being a paraffin soaked rag suspended under the Lantern.
ribbon gauze soaked in an antiseptic solution is a very traditional way of managing cavity wounds.
saffron rice To one cup of rice add 8 saffron strands, soaked in warm water for 8 minutes.
scarify seeds can be soaked or lightly scarified to speed up the process.
slivered almonds over soaked cake.
Avoid spraying electric motors, extension leads, circuit breakers etc. - wipe down with a rag soaked in disinfectant.
The head is shaved an the cap has a natural sponge soaked in salt water stuck in it.
Handle, seat, trap should be wiped with a damp cloth soaked in a solution of disinfectant eg.
soaked up the surfer atmosphere at the two decent bars on the front with great views of the breakers.
soaked in disinfectant for a period of several hours.
soaked in brine or processed.
soaked in vinegar in a pool at the edge of the well.
sponge soaked in salt water stuck in it.
Auburn hues Soaked saffron strands and its soaking liquid lend delicate streaks of color and flavor to fluffy boiled rice.
subsided leaving Leon's shirt soaked.
sugar beet soaked with warm water and other special feed.
In females, the vagina is packed with an iodine soaked swab.
Cons: No covered walkways to the terminal, arrived soaked to the skin.
Tabbouleh You will need: 6oz Bulgar wheat soaked in cold water for half an hour, then drained.
In one form a drum, mounted on an axis and covered by a band of paper soaked in a solution of caustic potash, was turned under a spring the end of which was in contact through a platinum point with the paper.
If pieces of porous clay are soaked in a solution of this salt and dried and kept at a temperature of 45Q 0 C. (in practice it is necessary to go to a rather higher temperature), it is possible continuously to convert a united stream of hydrochloric acid and atmospheric air, passed through the contactsubstance in a "decomposer" (fig.
Prins, the chief of the prison department, who has protested that to hope the vicious, hardened offender, after a long detention, "surrounded with every attention, soaked with good counsel, will leave his cell regenerated," is a Utopian dream.
Ernest commands attention, furiously twisting a soaked beer mat into rhombic shapes.
Saffron rice To one cup of rice add 8 saffron strands, soaked in warm water for 8 minutes.
These seeds can be soaked or lightly scarified to speed up the process.
We soaked up the surfer atmosphere at the two decent bars on the front with great views of the breakers.
Solid waste All contaminated glass or plastic must be soaked in disinfectant for a period of several hours.
They are peas, pure and simple, with no additives, and not soaked in brine or processed.
Here provisions were left by neighbors in return for coins soaked in vinegar in a pool at the edge of the well.
Gradually, the mist subsided leaving Leon 's shirt soaked.
They also get bowls of grated sugar beet soaked with warm water and other special feed.
Especially when it has the odor of dead things all wrapped up in soiled underwear, lovingly soaked in the finest shit.
Tabbouleh You will need: 6oz bulgar wheat soaked in cold water for half an hour, then drained.
A water softener uses certain agents to remove and lessen any foreign elements that get soaked up in the water.
Even scoopable litter requires regular maintenance, and urine soaked gel left in the box will develop a strong ammonia smell.
You'll need to clean the cat's eyes with a cotton ball soaked in warm water.
In addition to general wear and tear, the furniture sits in the hot sun withstanding the burning UV rays and often holds bodies soaked in chlorinated pool water.
The object is to use a warm tea bag that has been soaked through then squeezed out, cooled until warm to touch and then press it to the area where the sores are.
Often this paper will need to be soaked before you apply it - follow the directions specific to your particular paper.
What does your entryway look like when the kids come in from playing outside or you get caught in the rain and come into the house soaked?
If you wish to use metal skewers, they do not have to be soaked.
Using your stand mixer with a paddle attachment, put the soaked fruit in the mixer bowl.
Instead, dessert Thai-style is apt to be fruit soaked in sugar syrup with coconut sugar, a sprinkling of salt and chili.
Foods are often dehydrated, juiced, blended and soaked in lieu of traditional preparation methods (such as baking or frying).
As she soaked and moaned a lot like I had done I watched Law and Order on TNT.
Football superstar Michael Vick was indicted on federal dog fighting charges when his Virginia home was raided, with police finding over 66 dogs, a dog fighting ring and blood soaked carpets.
Anyway, the two went on and on about how they exchanged their (reportedly) tequila soaked "I Do's" in Mexico.
After they have soaked for a few minutes, rub them until the stain loosens and disintegrates.
I took away all food and water, and eight hours later I gave her some bread soaked in olive oil.
The seeds or beans need to be soaked before they will sprout.
They need to be soaked in fresh water until they have absorbed the maximum amount of water required to hydrate them.
In spite of the band's many troubles, huge amounts of fans continued to clamor for entrance into "the Temple", and Dean DeLeo quietly soaked up dozens of impressive accolades focused on his guitar playing.
However, in a bad downpour, this will mean that the entire lower leg is soaked.
This is not because the toys are dirty or of poor quality, but rather because the materials aren't bleached or soaked in chemical dyes.
If you live in an area that sees more than its share of rainfall, rain clothes may be necessary for you to get anywhere without getting soaked.
You can carry your raincoat along in the event the weather turns bad and not worry about being soaked by the time the game ends.
A plus size women's lightweight waterproof jacket will not only keep the chilly air off of you, but it will also prevent you from getting soaked, either in a light rain or a downpour.
Pour water over the pieces until they are well soaked and then cover the entire area with sand or dirt.
Once your contacts have soaked for six hours or more, you can then take them out and wear them.
Blackfoot Falls: A dramatic flume boat ride with a tremendous plunge - not only do riders get soaked, but so do spectators who dare to cross the precariously placed bridge.
Go over the rapids and get completely soaked by the time you reach the end.
Little kids like to get wet too, and here is where they can play in the water until they are soaked through and through.
Blizzard River: This whitewater rapids raft ride is fun for the whole family, and the torrential waterfalls ensure that everyone is soaked and smiling.
After a short rise, it dives again toward a waterfall where guests barely miss being soaked by the downpour.
Since it opened in 1986, more than 28 million riders have been soaked on Thunder Canyon.
Paired with lemongrass and granny smith apples that taste like they were soaked in lemon juice-the taste of this wine packs a wallop!
Literally since the late 1600's into the early 1700's, cork was used as an alternative wine closure to oil soaked rags.
Nothing is more miserable than waking up in the middle of the night because it's rained and you and your sleeping bag are soaked!
Compresses soaked in teas made from these herbs are applied directly to the sores.
The expression "mad as a hatter" comes from the mercury poisoning prevalent in seventeenth-century France among hat makers who soaked animal hides in a solution of mercuric nitrate to soften the hair.
Instead, it will collect it, become heavy and uncomfortable, and leave you feeling soaked and sticky.
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