Daily his strength ebbed away
from him, until he was in sore distress.
the time ebbed away
: one week followed another, and, excepting one distant glimpse and two transient meetings--during which scarcely anything was said--while I was walking with Miss Matilda, I saw nothing of him: except, of course, at church.
The shouting of the rabble ebbed away
as the queer race ran on toward the beach.
All night long she sang, and the thorn went deeper and deeper into her breast, and her life-blood ebbed away
Now it was that my ambitions ebbed away
, and I became timid, holding tightly to my mother as she climbed and swung through space.
Howbeit, the day has ebbed away
, and it is night in his room before his stertorous breathing lulls or his fixed eyes show any consciousness of the candle that is occasionally passed before them.
But, of course, the folks were all out in the country for the summer, and might not have known enough to ask us to dinner if they had been at home, and so all the grand empty salons, with their resounding pavements, their grim pictures of dead ancestors, and tattered banners with the dust of bygone centuries upon them, seemed to brood solemnly of death and the grave, and our spirits ebbed away
, and our cheerfulness passed from us.
Not knowing that the water was enchanted, he drank of it, and at once all his manly strength ebbed away
, and he became faint and feeble.
I might still shoot, they tell me, but my strength has ebbed away
. I am too weak to lift a gun, too weak even to handle a fishing-rod.
As soon as I found water enough - for my raft drew about a foot of water - I thrust her upon that flat piece of ground, and there fastened or moored her, by sticking my two broken oars into the ground, one on one side near one end, and one on the other side near the other end; and thus I lay till the water ebbed away
, and left my raft and all my cargo safe on shore.
For three days we journeyed on together, and your father was sustained beyond my hopes, but, awaking at sunrise on the fourth day, I found him faint and exhausted; he was unable to proceed; his life had ebbed away
Sinckler gave away successive penalties at a key stage of the Guinness Six Nations title showdown as a 10-3 interval lead ebbed away
, a late hit on Gareth Anscombe and choke hold on Alun Wyn Jones resulting in referee Jaco Peyper's intervention.
Daughter Samantha, 25, cradled Carolyn as her life ebbed away
and wrote onFacebook: "I held her close till the very end and told her to be brave, that it was okay, she could rest now.
"A special tax consideration will be a big boon for the wholesale and retail jewellery trade, which has been hit hard as the price competitiveness that has been the most appealing hallmark of Dubai, the City of Gold, has ebbed away
with VAT introduction," a jewellery retailer said.
Osaka's spirit ebbed away
in the second set and after establishing a 5-2 lead Halep crunched a forehand return winner to seal victory and reach the last eight for the third time.