Oh, a LOT of people WE never heard of before - the shoemaker and horse-doctor and knife-grinder kind, you know - clodhoppers
from goodness knows where that never handled a sword or fired a shot in their lives - but the soldiership was in them, though they never had a chance to show it.
Surrounded, I suppose, only by clodhoppers
, with whom you could not associate.
The distance was little more than six miles, but the road was strange, and I had to keep stopping to inquire my way; hallooing to carters and clodhoppers
, and frequently invading the cottages, for there were few abroad that winter's morning; sometimes knocking up the lazy people from their beds, for where so little work was to be done, perhaps so little food and fire to be had, they cared not to curtail their slumbers.
It took an old African soldier to show those clodhoppers
It's a good gentlemanly game; and young Vincy is not a clodhopper
She could no more think of this man as a clodhopper
, a coarse upstart without manners or imagination.
, half board-school prig, they can still throw back to a nobler stock, and breed yeomen.
The true tales young Danny (Laurie Kynaston) tells are taller than a pair of platform clodhoppers
Do you really want to ruin this scene with those big clodhoppers
on your feet?
And I wasn't going to let anyone's crusty old clodhoppers
get in the way of a good night out.
I was reading that wedges are now in fashion for women, but today wedges are clumping great clodhoppers
How can we occupy the world and destroy its traditionalist cultures, asked Vilsack, if the clodhoppers