melt away

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w>melt away

(fig)sich auflösen; (crowd)dahinschmelzen; (anger, anxiety)verfliegen; (suspicion, money)zerrinnen
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You must bring us each a jewel that will never vanish from our hands as these have done," they said, "and we will each give of our fire; and when the child is brought to life, you must bring hither all the jewels you can gather from the depths of the sea, that we may try them here among the flames; but if they melt away like these, then we shall keep you prisoner, till you give us back the light we lend.
I cannot breathe the flames that give you life, and but for this snow-mantle I too should melt away, and vanish like the jewels in your hands.
cried they; "it is far lovelier than all the rest, and does not melt away like them; and see how brilliantly it glitters in our hands.
If Pinocchio cried much longer, the little woman thought he would melt away, so she finally admitted that she was the little Fairy with Azure Hair.
Adam had brought himself to think of seeing Hetty, if she would consent to see him, because he thought the meeting might possibly be a good to her--might help to melt away this terrible hardness they told him of.
She saw two women as he spoke, one old, the other young, watching their inheritance melt away.
points work Don't let melt away "I have a folder with all my points in chronological order and I tot them up every quarter.
YOU He comes to clean, wash and iron for me every fortnight, and when he puts his female clothing on and picks up his rota, it's as if all his worries melt away.
The materials are special polymers designed to quickly and completely melt away when a trigger is activated.
However, if this is not accompanies by making timely political decisions, the good results that the Government is so proud of, will soon melt away.
The products in the Johnson's Body care collection include: a 24 Hour Moisturizing Body Wash; 24 Hour Body Lotion; Deep Hydrating Extra Dry Skin Lotion; Intense Moisture Body Wash; Feeling Healthy Green Tea Lotion; Green Tea Body Wash; Forever Fresh Refreshing Lotion; Forever Fresh Refreshing Body Wash; Be Radiant Exfoliating Body Wash: Be Radiant Cocoa & Shea Butter Lotion; Melt Away Stress Lavender & Chamomile Lotion and Melt Away Stress Relaxing Body Wash.
A series of smaller, more affordable increases will mean it will just melt away.