The stores and houses was most all old, shackly, dried
up frame con- cerns that hadn't ever been painted; they was set up three or four foot above ground on stilts, so as to be out of reach of the water when the river was over- flowed.
their boiled ham and had a feast, and after that they sat by the fire and expanded and glorified their midnight adventure until morning, for there was not a dry spot to sleep on, anywhere around.
Cobb's seat and lifting the blue china teapot, smiled faintly, smoothed her hair, and dried
but the tears which recollection called forth as they entered the house were soon dried
Their duration, however, is but limited; they require frequently to be hauled out of the water and dried
, to prevent the hides from becoming water-soaked; and they eventually rot and go to pieces.
The cave, being formed, is well lined with dry grass, bark, sticks, and poles, and occasionally a dried
Mowgli, who had never known what real hunger meant, fell back on stale honey, three years old, scraped out of deserted rock-hives--honey black as a sloe, and dusty with dried
There were women grinding dried
plantain in crude stone mortars, while others were fashioning cakes from the powdered flour.
As for the dogs, they ate but once a day, and then rarely did they receive more than a pound each of dried
My dress is dry enough, but I won't feel real comfor'ble till I get my feet dried
He passed the kitchen door and the dried
corpses swinging in the shade, compelling his foes to run around the front of the house.
It is well known what a difference there is in the buoyancy of green and seasoned timber; and it occurred to me that floods might wash down plants or branches, and that these might be dried
on the banks, and then by a fresh rise in the stream be washed into the sea.
I thought I should have died, and made my peace with God, forgiving all men, even my uncle and the fishers; and as soon as I had thus made up my mind to the worst, clearness came upon me; I observed the night was falling dry; my clothes were dried
a good deal; truly, I was in a better case than ever before, since I had landed on the isle; and so I got to sleep at last, with a thought of gratitude.
The wet wood which I had placed near the heat dried
and itself became inflamed.
The vehicle dried
it in twelve hours--that is to say, dried
it by three o'clock on Thursday morning.