And when he had taken his hand from the lad's head, the latter observed that his hair was full of clotted
He made up his mind to eat less, but unfortunately it was not possible to carry out this brilliant idea when he wakened each morning with an amazing appetite and the table near his sofa was set with a breakfast of home-made bread and fresh butter, snow-white eggs, raspberry jam and clotted
The wounded man was shown his amputated leg stained with clotted
blood and with the boot still on.
Twice a year the priests assemble all the people at the Cathedral, and get out this vial of clotted
blood and let them see it slowly dissolve and become liquid-- and every day for eight days, this dismal farce is repeated, while the priests go among the crowd and collect money for the exhibition.
He raised his hand to his head and brought it away sticky with clotted
It was about three inches long, and on removing the clotted
hair from about it, showed the skull laid completely bare.
After a few months' acquaintance with European "coffee," one's mind weakens, and his faith with it, and he begins to wonder if the rich beverage of home, with its clotted
layer of yellow cream on top of it, is not a mere dream, after all, and a thing which never existed.
Had it not been for the red jagged tear in the neck and the clotted
black pool that was slowly widening on the table, one would have said that the man was simply asleep.