Some were wrapped in the countess's shawls, others wore the trappings of horses and muddy saddlecloths, or masses of rags from which the hoar-frost hung; some had a boot on one leg and a shoe on the other; in fact, there were none whose costume did not present some laughable singularity.
Soon the great number of these poor soldiers wrapped themselves in what they could find and lay down on planks, or whatever would keep them from contact with the snow, and slept, heedless of the morrow.
For the next ten minutes we trudged in silence, when suddenly Umbopa, who was marching along beside me, wrapped
in his blanket, and with a leather belt strapped so tightly round his stomach, to "make his hunger small," as he said, that his waist looked like a girl's, caught me by the arm.
She threw wood on the fire, wrapped herself up, and said, "You would like me to read to you?
When she entered the Yew-tree Walk she could not see her husband; but the walk had bends, and she went, expecting to catch sight of his figure wrapped in a blue cloak, which, with a warm velvet cap, was his outer garment on chill days for the garden.
The discarded clothing of the Prince he wrapped
about a huge stone torn from the disintegrating masonry of the river wall, and consigned the bundle to the voiceless river.
Joan, who had gone into the bungalow, tossed down a strip of white calico, in which old Telepasse was promptly wrapped
, and he stood forth, resplendent and purified, withal he still spat and strangled from the soap-suds with which Noa Noah had gargled his throat.
AN Object was walking along the King's highway wrapped
in meditation and with little else on, when he suddenly found himself at the gates of a strange city.
And he went quickly to the abodes of the deathless gods, carrying the son wrapped
in warm skins of mountain hares, and set him down beside Zeus and showed him to the rest of the gods.
Just as they were in the very height of their amusement, a large sledge passed by: it was painted quite white, and there was someone in it wrapped
up in a rough white mantle of fur, with a rough white fur cap on his head.
Cox cleared away the things, brought him his coffee, and appeared a few minutes later, her shawl wrapped
around her, ready for departure.
This time it was a small package, wrapped
in tissue paper and tied with ribbon.
Far from attempting, as other people would have done, to induce me to relax my own rules, the Indian only made me another bow, and wrapped
up his box in its two coverings without a word of protest.
And to come down in the dead of night, when the house is wrapped
in slumbers and weiled in obscurity.
He was lying on the bed and wrapped
up in the blanket as before.