Although the roads were miry, and the drizzling rain came down harder than it had done yet, and although the mud and wet
splashed in at the open windows of the carriage to such an extent that the discomfort was almost as great to the pair of insides as to the pair of outsides, still there was something in the motion, and the sense of being up and doing, which was so infinitely superior to being pent in a dull room, looking at the dull rain dripping into a dull street, that they all agreed, on starting, that the change was a great improvement, and wondered how they could possibly have delayed making it as long as they had done.
And then there is the wild chase after it, accompanied by an excitable small dog, who thinks it is a game, and in the course of which you are certain to upset three or four innocent children--to say nothing of their mothers--butt a fat old gentleman on to the top of a perambulator, and carom off a ladies' seminary into the arms of a wet
It was what Jotham called a sour morning for work, and the horses, shivering and stamping under their wet
blankets, seemed to like it as little as the men.
So I ate the lunch I had brought with me, hoping that it was what I wanted; but it was chilly, made up of sandwiches and pears, and it had to be eaten under a tree at the edge of a field; and it was November, and the mist was thicker than ever and very wet
-- the grass was wet
with it, the gaunt tree was wet
with it, I was wet
with it, and the sandwiches were wet
He bent suddenly down to Jerry, who was standing as close against his legs as he could, so close that his wet
forepaws rested on Skipper's bare feet.
I was wet
and chilled to the marrow, till I felt more dead than alive.
When he had gone, taking his wife with him, and had settled down with her in their covered cart, the officers lay down in the tavern, covering themselves with their wet
cloaks, but they did not sleep for a long time; now they exchanged remarks, recalling the doctor's uneasiness and his wife's delight, now they ran out into the porch and reported what was taking place in the covered trap.
Bucket made me sit down in a corner by the fire and take off my wet
shoes, which he turned up to dry upon the fender, talking all the time.
It is difficult enough to fix a tent in dry weather: in wet
, the task becomes herculean.
The runner passed them a dozen feet away, crossed the wet
sand, never parsing, till the froth wash was to his knees while above him, ten feet at least, upreared a was of overtopping water.
The rain was rattling against the windows and pouring down in torrents, and such was Mr Codlin's extreme amiability of mind, that he more than once expressed his earnest hope that they would not be so foolish as to get wet
It was as if a great big blob of wet
darkness had been waved over your head.