Nay, good father, but I shall get my feet wet
," he commenced.
But that night the strangeness of things about me, and my physical wretchedness, prevented me, for I was bruised, weary, wet
to the skin, deafened and blinded by the storm.
After two hours of futile, light-headed, inconsequent thinking upon all things under heaven in that dark, dank, wet
and devastated cabin, I arose suddenly and staggered up on deck.
Harvey staggered over the wet
decks to the nearest rail.
The hired man was still drying his wet
feet at the stove, and Ethan could only give Mattie a quick look as he said beneath his breath: "I'll be back early.
Bucket made me sit down in a corner by the fire and take off my wet
shoes, which he turned up to dry upon the fender, talking all the time.
It is difficult enough to fix a tent in dry weather: in wet
, the task becomes herculean.
He landed wet
and soppily against Skipper's rain-wet
chest, his tail bobbing frantically against Skipper's containing arm, his body wriggling, his tongue dabbing madly all over Skipper's chin and mouth and cheeks and nose.
cried Polly, and would have hugged the little one had he not been so wet
Don't jump to conclusions," the other said; "we are out of the wet
and provided with board and lodging.
Inexpressibly frightened and believing, no doubt (with some reason, too) that brutes without meant brutality within, he hobbled away from all the houses, and with gray, wet
fields to right of him and gray, wet
fields to left of him--with the rain half blinding him and the night coming in mist and darkness, held his way along the road that leads to Greenton.
She was wet
and uncomfortable, it is true; but, after sighing that one sigh I told you of, she managed to recall some of her customary cheerfulness and decided to patiently await whatever her fate might be.