She'd traveled nonstop, sticking to narrow country roads and the forest to avoid both people and zones marked as having any sort of radiation fallout from the nuke strikes.
Incisions to receive the milk, each cup being attached by sticking a piece of soft clay to the tree and pressing the cup against it.
Erskine was on the other side; and he then supported it by saying, that though the gentleman had originally harpooned the lady, and had once had her fast, and only by reason of the great stress of her plunging viciousness, had at last abandoned her; yet abandon her he did, so that she became a loose-fish; and therefore when a subsequent gentleman re-harpooned her, the lady then became that subsequent gentleman's property, along with whatever harpoon might have been found sticking in her.
Keeping along the long wall, she inched her way upward, sticking to the shadows.
Dean brushed aside a pang of guilt for sticking the old man, but it served him right.
To escape his terrible flailings, I seized hold of my harpoon-pole sticking in him, and for a moment clung to that like a sucking fish.
And harpoons sticking in near his starboard fin.
It was bigger and darker than a normal freckle, but it wasn't a mole and certainly didn't have a hair sticking out from it.
Either he was sticking his neck out to protect her, or he wasn't involved in anything illegal.
The unbrushed tufts of hair sticking up behind and the hastily brushed hair on his temples expressed this most eloquently.