Everything was wet except Maud, and she, in oilskins, rubber boots, and sou'wester
, was dry, all but her face and hands and a stray wisp of hair.
The night should have turned more wet since I came in, for he had a large sou'wester
hat on, slouched over his face.
Charley pulled his sou'wester
over his eyes, and I followed his example, though I could not guess the idea he evidently had in mind and intended to carry into execution.
He rummaged through a locker, and in less than three minutes Harvey was adorned with fisherman's rubber boots that came half up his thigh, a heavy blue jersey well darned at the elbows, a pair of flippers, and a sou'wester
The background, composed of handkerchiefs, coats, shirts, hats, and other old articles 'On Leaving,' had a general dim resemblance to human listeners; especially where a shiny black sou'wester
suit and hat hung, looking very like a clumsy mariner with his back to the company, who was so curious to overhear, that he paused for the purpose with his coat half pulled on, and his shoulders up to his ears in the uncompleted action.
Reappearing presently in a sou'wester
and oilskins, he ran off through the rain and vaulted over the gate with ridiculous elegance.
He was hanging on to my bunk, staring into my face out of his sou'wester
leather jackets lined with corduroy, blue coats of pilot cloth, sou'westers
, sea-boots, oilskins.
The weather had been typical for the English summer--sunny moments followed by rain squalls and big temperature drops--but the start was a glorious summer day, and a 15-knot sou'wester
made the exit to the western end of the Solent a beat.
A visit to the offbeat Sou'wester
Lodge, a 40s holiday home now reclaimed as a funky hostel, brought the unexpected thrill of a house gig by Portland band Love Gigantic for a small audience of overnight guests.
I came across a bright yellow sou'wester
which I put on, and then popped my head up over the edge of the bed while pulling a silly face, resulting in gales of laughter and tears from all three of us.
On swinging the body towards him he discovered it was a stuffed effigy, complete with Wellington boots and sou'wester