Stood for a moment, her plumage drooping damply to her shoulders, blue foulard dress snagged in two places, her gold mesh bag with the sapphire-and-diamond top hanging low from the crook of her little finger.
D'Israeli was the snag of Peel--Russia was the snag of Napoleon--Slavery is the snag of the Evangelical Alliance.
If disturbed while dipping about in the margin shallows, he either sets off with a rapid whir to some other feeding-ground up or down the stream, or alights on some half-submerged rock or snag out in the current, and immediately begins to nod and courtesy like a wren, turning his head from side to side with many other odd dainty movements that never fail to fix the attention of the observer.
He went at them systematically, however, only to run against a snag within the hour.
but with a kind of mysterious smile, and a "I hope we sha'n't be snagged to-night!"
At the last of the ebb, a snag over near the shore would suddenly add on another angle and jab down in the water, coming up again with a shiver and a fish.
Many social snags on which young ministers are sure to run, are simply the rudiments of social conduct, as practised by the world.
"A yawl, which was sent out yesterday to sound, was snagged by a stump which was high out of water; probably they were carried on to it by a current.