Edna bit a piece from the brown loaf, tearing
it with her strong, white teeth.
continued Magua, tearing
aside the slight calico that very imperfectly concealed his painted breast; "here are scars given by knives and bullets--of these a warrior may boast before his nation; but the gray-head has left marks on the back of the Huron chief that he must hide like a squaw, under this painted cloth of the whites.
This wild wind, too, has tossed our thoughts into strange confusion, but without tearing
them away from their one determined centre.
Before the barn door strutted the gallant cock, that pattern of a husband, a warrior and a fine gentleman, clapping his burnished wings and crowing in the pride and gladness of his heart, --sometimes tearing
up the earth with his feet, and then generously calling his ever-hungry family of wives and children to enjoy the rich morsel which he had discovered.
And soon the dogs were all tearing
down the field of young wheat next to ours.
All the clothing that was to be had in the stores was made of cotton and shoddy, which is made by tearing
old clothes to pieces and weaving the fiber again.
Those turbid waters, hurrying, foaming, tearing
along, an apt resemblance of that headlong tide of business which is poured along its wave by a race more vehement and energetic than any the old world ever saw.
The ripping and tearing
and squealing of the nobility up and down the halls and corridors was pandemonium come again, and kept me broad awake.
Well, when the dark shut down, in the rugged hills, that poor little chap had been tearing
around in the saddle all day, and I noticed by the slack knee-pressure that she was tired and tottery, and I got dreadfully afraid; but every time I tried to slow down and let her go to sleep, so I could stop, she hurried me up again; and so, sure enough, at last over she went!
The train was just starting, so we jumped aboard and went tearing
away in splendid spirits.
Why, they rub an old tin lamp or an iron ring, and then the genies come tearing
in, with the thunder and lightning a-ripping around and the smoke a-rolling, and everything they're told to do they up and do it.
In humans, the PRT tear test measures uptake of a (small) amount of fluid residing in the ventral conjunctival fornix and stimulates a low degree of reflex tearing