She stands-- she sits--she staggers--she falls--she groans--she dies --and there are none of her children or grandchildren present, to wipe from her wrinkled brow the cold sweat
of death, or to place beneath the sod her fallen remains.
He tried to drink, and revel, and swear away the memory; but often, in the deep night, whose solemn stillness arraigns the bad soul in forced communion with herself, he had seen that pale mother rising by his bedside, and felt the soft twining of that hair around his fingers, till the cold sweat
would roll down his face, and he would spring from his bed in horror.
My breath was coming in quick, short gasps, cold sweat
stood out from every pore of my body, and the ancient experiment of pinching revealed the fact that I was anything other than a wraith.
Miss Dearborn commonly went home with a headache, and never left her bed during the rest of the afternoon or evening; and the casual female parent who attended the exercises sat on a front bench with beads of cold sweat
on her forehead, listening to the all-too-familiar halts and stammers.
Great beads of cold sweat
stood upon his livid brow.
exuded from his every pore as La raised the cruel, sacrificial knife above him.
Already the cold sweat
started on my brow, already I glanced back over my shoulder at the closed door, when, to my unspeakable relief, my eye, wandering mildly in the direction of the stove, rested upon a second figure, seated in a large fauteuil beside it.
A mist came before his eyes; the cold sweat
stood upon his ashy face; his limbs failed him; and he sank upon his knees.
Rokoff stood as though petrified, his eyes protruding from their sockets, his mouth agape, and the cold sweat
of terror clammy upon his brow.
All is over," he thought, and a cold sweat
broke out on his forehead.
With the discovery came a sudden nervous reaction that sent him into a cold sweat
Philippe bent over the bed, and perceived a pocket-handkerchief lying on it, which was still damp from the cold sweat
which had poured from Louis XIV.