At some point, he began to realize that, when it came to his own doom and gloom, the well was beginning to run dry.
The largest reservoir of anecdotes was sure to run dry; the deepest vein of original humor to be worked out.
Neglected bearings which run dry are ruined in a short time.
There is famine in the walled cities of India, and the cisterns of Samarcand have run dry.
It was nothing but an empty watercourse into which he was staring—the river had run dry!
Little by little the rivers begin to run dry—there is no rain to feed them.
This showed that the stream of reinforcements was beginning to run dry.
Nor had he seen his talent slowly expire: the spring did not run dry by degrees: it suddenly sank into the ground.
The modiste who was fitting it had left the room to seek for pins, of which she had run dry.
She fell into a passion of tears and lamentation until her tears had run dry, and she was exhausted with sobbing.