I was a youngster then, and suffering from weariness, cold, and imperfect oilskins
which let water in at every seam.
Several voices talked at once; he was dropped into a dark, heaving hole, where men in oilskins
gave him a hot drink and took off his clothes, and he fell asleep.
Sounds all right," he admitted, "but for sheer excitement give me a misty morning, the bows of a forty-knot destroyer cutting the sea into diamonds, decks cleared for action, and old Dick in oilskins
on the salute--'Enemy's submarine, sir, on the port bow, sir.
Shops with nautical instruments in the windows, rope and paint sellers, and slop shops with long rows of oilskins
dangling from hooks, all proclaimed the neighborhood of the docks.
and sea-boots were hanging from the walls, and here and there rifles and shotguns rested securely in the racks.
I think of the ruddy ruffian in his dripping oilskins
, on deck day and night for our sakes, and once more I must needs take his part; but Miss Denison stops me before I can get out another word.
leather jackets lined with corduroy, blue coats of pilot cloth, sou'westers, sea-boots, oilskins
He slipped the oilskin
case back into the exact position in which he had found it, and watched his companion for several minutes in silence.
Michael was impressed by his surroundings but not attracted by the youth, who rolled up his sleeves and encased himself in large oilskin
apron before he opened the crate.
He bound them into a neat packet, swedging down the stiff, sticky oilskin
at the comers, for his roving life had made him as methodical as an old hunter in matters of the road.
His hands were covered with black cotton gloves neatly darned at the fingers; his umbrella, worn down at the ferule to the last quarter of an inch, was carefully preserved, nevertheless, in an oilskin
And I'll take this to square the count," said I, picking up the oilskin