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  • Sonically "Golden Bear" seems like an outtake from Bowie's "Ashes to Ashes" complete with drip-drop sound effects.

    Music Review: Real Animals by Alejandro Escovedo

  • Besides, the rain stopped in perfect timing as we exited the church and headed over to the reception, leaving us with a little drip-drop once in a while!

    Congrats, Oliver and Una!

  • We used to sit there evenings, and by the light of the fire under the boiling kettles of lye, try to read Aesop's fables in Latin, and I never to this day take up my old Latin reader without seeming to hear the steady drip-drop of those twenty leach-tubs.

    The Youth's Companion Volume LII, Number 11, Thursday, March 13, 1879

  • As they heard the roar of the falling rain on the tent and the wet spatter in their faces, and heard the water drip-drop on their bread-box, Milton and Lincoln wished themselves at home.

    Short Stories of Various Types

  • And then that drip-drop, drip-drop kept up all night until my nerves just went to pieces.

    Anne of the Island

  • Silence throughout the boat -- silence aboard the barque -- silence everywhere: the only sound heard being the "drip-drop" of the water as it falls from the feathered oar-blades.

    The Flag of Distress A Story of the South Sea

  • It got a rave review in The Columbus Dispatch from an op-ed contributor named Thomas Needles, who cheered legislators for trying to end the "drip-drop of wrongheaded regulation" of charter schools.

    The Seattle Times

  • With the drip-drop of England's indiscretions not yet staunched, it would be easy for Wales to clamber up on to the moral high ground.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • 'Estuarine' edges the mood forward slightly, drip-drop percussive sounds combined with more minimalist sampling effects.

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • Half-measures like humanitarian aid and an understaffed U.N. peacekeeping mission (it's still the world's biggest) have kept the conflict to a low level, grinding, and horrible drip-drop.

    FP Passport

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