Nevertheless, he muddled through the mire in a surprisingly good frame of mind.
" To sully," to besmirch, to cover with " mire " (0.
Instead of sitting at his ease in a parlor car, he went jolting along through mud and mire, exposed to wind and weather.
This rustic Frontier Red Lot No. 61 doesn't sink into a mire.
Carriers could scarcely be obtained, there were no local food supplies, the rainy season was at its height, all the roads were deep mire, the bush was almost impenetrable, and the enemy were both brave and cunning, fighting behind concealed stockades.
It had been a perfect day at Bird Song—until the phone call came and tanked any semblance of tranquility into a mire of despair.
But, as a rule, the scryer cannot detect any process of development from such points de mire; though this may be the actual process.
wallow in the mire.
God help those who wander into the great mire now, for even the firm uplands are becoming a morass.
She spun down like an ash key into the mire below where the black ooze slowly sucked her down into its murky depths.
blanket mire often occurs in a mosaic with rock outcrops, acid grassland and upland dry heath.
mire communities in the county.
occupygnum bog with lawns, hollows and mounds is present across the central mire expanse, which occupies most of the site.
valley mire on Thursley Common is regarded as one of the best in Britain.
Dry heath, wet heath and mire communities are all represented at the site.
It had been a perfect day at Bird Songâ€”until the phone call came and tanked any semblance of tranquility into a mire of despair.
mire habitats found in Lancashire, the other being lowland raised bog.
Smith had the physiognomy of a seraph dragged through the boiling mire.
In the earlier form of the legend, it is Artemis, not Arethusa, who is the object of the god's affections, and escapes by smearing her face with mire, so that he fails to recognize her (see L.
The Opposition, sunk in the mire of its mistakes, alone failed to understand these successes.
The valley mire on Thursley Common is regarded as one of the best in Britain.
Floating rescue saves mire A dramatic rescue operation has saved large sections of rare raised mire from destruction.
wet heath and mire communities are all represented at the site.
basin mire, adjacent to the Upper Lough, was conducted in 1992-93.
I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing: I am come into deep waters, where the floods overflow me.
mire vegetation now survives across the administrative boundary at Acorn Field Moss in North Merseyside.
Additionally, there are transitions to areas of M21 Narthecium ossifragum Sphagnum papillosum valley mire.
Other mire types frequently occur within the heathland matrix, especially M25 Molinia caerulea-Potentilla erecta mire.
An additional interest is the presence of an eastern outlier of the mainly western M12 Carex saxatilis mire.
The vegetation is characterized by M10 Carex dioica Pinguicula vulgaris mire.
It formerly held the only blanket mire communities in the county.
Do your web searches strike oil on your first attempt or do you plumb the depths only to find murk and mire?
rarifyrarified air of the elite, lifting the rest of us out of our mire?
self-righteous man makes for himself a bed of mire.
sinke Opposition, sunk in the mire of its mistakes, alone failed to understand these successes.
The rarified air of the elite, lifting the rest of us out of our mire?
The self-righteous man makes for himself a bed of mire.
However, the time to hesitate is through, no time to wallow in the mire.
Open, stony flushes of M11 Carex demissa Saxifraga aizoides mire are also well-represented.
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