An artist friend fitted her out with his castoff palettes, brushes, and colors, and she daubed
away, producing pastoral and marine views such as were never seen on land or sea.
By-and-by, one group after another came straggling back to the mouth of the cave, panting, hilarious, smeared from head to foot with tallow drippings, daubed
with clay, and entirely delighted with the success of the day.
I had remarked on one side of the road, at intervals of six or seven yards, a line of upright stones, continued through the whole length of the barren: these were erected and daubed
with lime on purpose to serve as guides in the dark, and also when a fall, like the present, confounded the deep swamps on either hand with the firmer path: but, excepting a dirty dot pointing up here and there, all traces of their existence had vanished: and my companion found it necessary to warn me frequently to steer to the right or left, when I imagined I was following, correctly, the windings of the road.
He still wore the fine broadcloth suit in which he had fulfilled his mission, but it was bitterly the worse for wear, daubed
with clay and torn with the sharp briers of the wood.
But before this, they had daubed
my face and both my hands with a sort of ointment, very pleasant to the smell, which, in a few minutes, removed all the smart of their arrows.
The elder woman grew pale beneath the coarse powder that daubed
her cheeks, and her dry lips twitched with a spasm of pain.
However, when we got to the pathway outside the chruchyard, where there was a puddle of water, remaining from the storm, I daubed
my feet with mud, using each foot in turn on the other, so that as we went home, no one, in case we should meet any one, should notice my bare feet.
The entire surface of this metallic enclosure was rudely daubed
in all the hideous and repulsive devices to which the charnel superstition of the monks has given rise.
The canoe was between thirty and forty feet long, and several feet in width; constructed of birch bark, sewed with fibres of the roots of the spruce tree, and daubed
with resin of the pine, instead of tar.
He maintained to his companion that the shallow painted mansion resembled a false house, a "wing" or structure of daubed
canvas, on the stage; but she answered him so well with certain economical palaces she had seen in Germany, where, as she said, there was nothing but china stoves and stuffed birds, that he was obliged to allow the home of Washington to be after all really gemuthlich.
But yet, since princes will have such things, it is better they should be graced with elegancy, than daubed
This paste in the tin is no doubt the luminous mixture with which the creature was daubed