It is likely enough that in the rough outhouses of some tillers of the heavy lands adjacent to Paris, there were sheltered from the weather that very day, rude carts, bespattered
with rustic mire, snuffed about by pigs, and roosted in by poultry, which the Farmer, Death, had already set apart to be his tumbrils of the Revolution.
They went into the city, turning down by the river side; and, after a long and very slow drive, the streets being crowded at that hour with vehicles of every kind, stopped in front of a large old dingy house in Thames Street: the door and windows of which were so bespattered
with mud, that it would have appeared to have been uninhabited for years.
At unt half a man, and I'll lick thee as well as wast ever licked in thy life." He then bespattered
the youth with abundance of that language which passes between country gentlemen who embrace opposite sides of the question; with frequent applications to him to salute that part which is generally introduced into all controversies that arise among the lower orders of the English gentry at horse-races, cock-matches, and other public places.
A beautiful suit it was, and now it is hanging up so bespattered
with mud I can't bear to look at it.
It was a tall round hat from Zimmerman's, but completely worn out, rusty with age, all torn and bespattered
, brimless and bent on one side in a most unseemly fashion.
I feel quite young and brisk again after that." said Jo, strolling along with her hands behind her, partly from habit, partly to conceal the bespattered
His whole person was so bespattered
with the like filthy missiles, that he had almost a mind to ride back, and supplicate for the threatened ablution at the town pump; for, though not meant in kindness, it would now have been a deed of charity.
I dare not make a drink-offering to Jove with unwashed hands; one who is bespattered
with blood and filth may not pray to the son of Saturn.
And, as she stood in the doorway a moment later, her eyes taking in one by one, the murky windows, the dirty floor, the unwashed dishes, the tumbled bed, the rusty, grease bespattered
stove choked with cold ashes, she told herself hotly that it was not the dirt nor even the desperate crassness that was smothering her joy.
The next moment he saw it dolorously bespattered
Hence, when he came out of his invalid retirement and shook off that ragged train, he was much bespattered
, and in worse case than ever.
It was full late in the night when the carriage emerged, dripping and bespattered
, out of the creek, and stood at the door of a large farmhouse.