At Selkirk, the old team of dogs, fresh and in condition, were harnessed, and the same day saw Daylight plodding
on, alternating places at the gee-pole, as a matter of course, with the Le Barge Indian who had volunteered on the way out.
Sitting on the heavy potato wagons, wrapped in fog, feet stinging from inactivity, the horses plodding
slowly along the deep road through the sandhills, one bright vision made the way never too long.
The modern steamship advances upon a still and overshadowed sea with a pulsating tremor of her frame, an occasional clang in her depths, as if she had an iron heart in her iron body; with a thudding rhythm in her progress and the regular beat of her propeller, heard afar in the night with an august and plodding
sound as of the march of an inevitable future.
At the end of three hours we were still plodding
. This was not only mysterious, but exasperating.
When Dunstan Cass turned his back on the cottage, Silas Marner was not more than a hundred yards away from it, plodding
along from the village with a sack thrown round his shoulders as an overcoat, and with a horn lantern in his hand.
over the ghastly white snow, were the officers of the Wanderer approaching the hut.
Ethel Marr was admitted by all competent judges to have the most stylish modes of hair-dressing, and Jane Andrews--plain, plodding
, conscientious Jane--carried off the honors in the domestic science course.
'You'd better defer your opinion to a more convenient season,' interrupted he in a low tone - 'here's the vicar.' And, in truth, the vicar was just behind me, plodding
homeward from some remote corner of his parish.
The old man always plodding
on before, turned round, in his slow, stiff, stooping manner, when they came to the turnkey on duty, as if to present his companion.
With that they began their plodding
through the fog.
JOEY BARTON last night labelled Steven Gerrard a "slow, plodding
midfielder" but insisted that's exactly the type of player who goes on to be a great manager.
She sneers at her plods' plodding
ways, but in some ways she's just the same.