from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A vital drop; a drop of one's heart's blood.
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Every word of that recital must draw with it a life-drop from my heart, for I shall speak to you of the past, and recollection to me is agony.
Drawing his little sword from its sheath, he pricked the baby's heart till one red drop, the life-drop, stained the steel.
Drink love in each life-drop that flows from thy breast.
a Princess of Austria, and every life-drop is akin to emperors and kings.