Sentence Examples


  • 23) or blister beetles (fig.
  • (Blister Beetle).
  • "Aye, aye!" cried Stubb, "I knew it--ye can't escape--blow on and split your spout, O whale! the mad fiend himself is after ye! blow your trump--blister your lungs!--Ahab will dam off your blood, as a miller shuts his watergate upon the stream!"
  • He spoke in the tone of entreaty and reproach that a carpenter uses to a gentleman who has picked up an ax: "We are used to it, but you, sir, will blister your hands."
  • Fumes of the oil will blister the cook's face if she holds it too near

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