"In November I sometimes feel as if spring could never come again," she sighed, grieving over the hopeless unsightliness of her frosted and bedraggled
The procession of weary soldiers became a bedraggled
train, despondent and muttering, marching with churning effort in a trough of liquid brown mud under a low, wretched sky.
Still, I have seen ships issue from certain docks like half-dead prisoners from a dungeon, bedraggled
, overcome, wholly disguised in dirt, and with their men rolling white eyeballs in black and worried faces raised to a heaven which, in its smoky and soiled aspect, seemed to reflect the sordidness of the earth below.
It was a tall, shabby building, that cannot have been painted for years, and it had so bedraggled
an air that the houses on each side of it looked neat and clean.
As soon as they entered the town, Pinocchio noticed that all the streets were filled with hairless dogs, yawning from hunger; with sheared sheep, trembling with cold; with combless chickens, begging for a grain of wheat; with large butterflies, unable to use their wings because they had sold all their lovely colors; with tailless peacocks, ashamed to show themselves; and with bedraggled
pheasants, scuttling away hurriedly, grieving for their bright feathers of gold and silver, lost to them forever.
She held her left hand in front of her, covered with a red velvet glove, and on the wrist a little brown falcon, very fluffy and bedraggled
, which she smoothed and fondled as she walked.
During the remainder of the act the lucky performers were those whose parts required changes of dress; the others were a soaked, bedraggled
, and uncomfortable lot, but in the last degree picturesque.
It made him shudder when he thought of her uncomeliness, the bedraggled
hair and the dirty hands, the brown dress she always wore, stained and ragged at the hem: he supposed she was hard up, they were all hard up, but she might at least be clean; and it was surely possible with a needle and thread to make her skirt tidy.
Archer!" exclaimed a loud young voice; and looking up he saw before him the youngest and largest of the Blenker girls, blonde and blowsy, in bedraggled
The Doctor took the bedraggled
paper with a rueful face.
No three tramps that one could have met in a Surrey lane could have looked more hopeless and bedraggled
. We had, it is true, been only a week or so upon the top of the plateau, but all our spare clothing was in our camp below, and the one week had been a severe one upon us all, though least to me who had not to endure the handling of the ape-men.
There were others in the plaza but they paid but little if any attention to the two bedraggled