Five times in their watch did Harvey, with Dan, jump at the foregaff where it lay lashed on the boom, and cling with arms, legs, and teeth to rope and spar and sodden
canvas as a big wave filled the decks.
At Umballa he got out and headed eastward, plashing over the sodden
fields to the village where the old soldier lived.
Bobby pressed his forehead against the rain-splashed window-pane as the train lumbered across the sodden
Doab, and prayed for the health of the Tyneside Tail Twisters.
They saw a shiny, snaky black trunk lifted for an instant, scattering sodden
Still all were distinguished by a certain sodden
swarthiness of complexion, a filmy dimness of eye, and pallor and compression of lip.
On the Hatherley side of the pool the woods grew very thick, and there was a narrow belt of sodden
grass twenty paces across between the edge of the trees and the reeds which lined the lake.
In the evening I put on my waterproof and I walked far upon the sodden
moor, full of dark imaginings, the rain beating upon my face and the wind whistling about my ears.
The people round here, when they're all sodden
up with Irish whisky, may believe in such things.
Joan Durbeyfield, as she spoke, curved a sodden
thumb and forefinger to the shape of the letter C, and used the other forefinger as a pointer, "'At the present moment,' he says to your father, 'your heart is enclosed all round there, and all round there; this space is still open,' 'a says.
A man yet dark and muddy, in long swollen sodden
boots and a hat like them, was called out of a boat and whispered with Mr.
In the middle of it, clearly marked on the sodden
soil, was the track of a bicycle.
Behind them along the narrow, sodden
, cutup forest road came hussars in threes and fours, and then Cossacks: some in felt cloaks, some in French greatcoats, and some with horsecloths over their heads.
A fine rain now made her still more dismal; vans with the odd names of those engaged in odd industries--Sprules, Manufacturer of Saw-dust; Grabb, to whom no piece of waste paper comes amiss-- fell flat as a bad joke; bold lovers, sheltered behind one cloak, seemed to her sordid, past their passion; the flower women, a contented company, whose talk is always worth hearing, were sodden
hags; the red, yellow, and blue flowers, whose heads were pressed together, would not blaze.
London had wakened to life after three weeks of cold and sodden
exaggerated, perhaps, by the black velvet jacket that he wore) had a sodden
and sickly look--the fine outline was gone.