At nine o'clock a respectable carryall was placed at his disposal and he was driven out over a long yellow road, damp with the rain of the night before and shaded in places by overhanging trees.
My arms were tired, my ass was damp from being dragged across the forest floor, and I was pretty sure I had a spider crawling up my back.
Although the early September weather was sultry, her arm, from her dabbling in the curds, was as cold and damp to his mouth as a new-gathered mushroom, and tasted of the whey.
There was a musty smell of damp in the room.
The ground was damp around them and inching a little further, Helga found a trickle of water.
with the feeble malice of a tired man; but, as he had no theory, and no coat on, he was unanimously set at naught,—not to mention his smoking hard behind, as he stood with his back to the kitchen fire to draw the damp out: which was not calculated to inspire confidence.
“I wonder if it is too damp for my dress,” said Anne anxiously.
The grass was cool and damp beneath his sandaled toes, but a group of servants carried a wide pavilion over him.
How vividly I call to mind the damp about the house, the green cracked flagstones in the court, an old leaky water-butt, and the discoloured trunks of some of the grim trees, which seemed to have dripped more in the rain than other trees, and to have blown less in the sun!
There he was at the window, drawing hieroglyphics with his finger in the damp on the glass.
“There’s no one like mother for making cakes,” said Bertram, regaining his spirits, which had been damped by the appearance of Mrs. Cooper.
Logic and sermons never convince, The damp of the night drives deeper into my soul.