1 As he spoke he turned over another portion of the carpet, and there, sure enough, was a great crimson spill upon the square white facing of the old-fashioned floor.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
2 'Certainly,' said the Time Traveller, stooping to light a spill at the fire.
3 It appeared that two light-footed soldiers had been teasing a huge, bearded man, causing him to spill coffee upon his blue knees.
4 And we stood still that we might not spill this pain more precious than pleasure.
5 Melanie lay on the bed on a sheet dark with perspiration and splotched with dampness where Scarlett had spilled water.
6 The nice young captain was trying to pour a glass of brandy into her mouth and had spilled it down her neck.
7 The snow did not fall this time, it simply spilled out of heaven, like thousands of featherbeds being emptied.
8 The wine spilled over Arobin's legs and some of it trickled down upon Mrs. Highcamp's black gauze gown.
9 The purple spilled from the cup she was holding.
10 The floor was covered with ochre-coloured sawdust, trampled here and there into mud, and stained with dark rings of spilled liquor.
11 The thing was still loathsome--more loathsome, if possible, than before--and the scarlet dew that spotted the hand seemed brighter, and more like blood newly spilled.
12 Laughter is easier, minute by minute, spilled with prodigality, tipped out at a cheerful word.
13 But he wouldn't eat and the glass of milk spilled from his trembling hand.
14 But the boy's hand shook so that he spilled his coffee.
15 Making a dart at the table, she secured the coffee, which she immediately spilled, thereby making the front of her dress as bad as the back.