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There were those who saw him lying on the ground, still in death, his bosom drenched in blood.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Fortunately, the water was not deep, and quickly the drenched animal and man were pulled from the water.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Here, being suddenly drenched by spray from one of the engines, Sam and Tommy made for the shelter of a chimney-stack.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
The seas breaking in heavy masses on the pier-head drenched the two men as they bent their heads to resist the roaring blast.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Nor did he know that he was cold, until he returned to the house with drenched garments and a chill which he felt to his bones.
THE CROMPTONSMARY J. HOLMES
A door stood open—it was a closet—and the rain-drenched man was hidden there an instant later.
ASTOUNDING STORIES, MAY, 1931VARIOUS
Outside, the lawn was drenched with light, light that ran quivering into the little inlets and pools among the shadows.
THE CREATORSMAY SINCLAIR
Her red lips like dew-drenched roses—luscious, pure, alluring, were parted a little in a half smile.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
One pillowed his head upon her arm, and drenched his dusty brow with tears; her comrade wrung her hands, and shrieked for 'help!
ALONEMARION HARLAND
The green drenched woods lay all about his path, bent thick, and the forest drooped glimmeringly.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER

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