The roads were muddy, and they went slowly.
His gaze dropped to her muddy clothes.
The sky and the horizon were both the color of muddy water.
She started forward with a sigh and joined him at the beginning of the muddy trail.
The roads were muddy, and the first of several wells she saw teemed with dirty water.
Rhyn slipped in the muddy snow beneath him and looked around for the angel.
There is very little doubt that they lived at the bottom of the sea, feeding upon worms or other soft marine organisms, crawling slowly about the sandy or muddy bottom and burying themselves beneath its surface when danger threatened.
Neomenia and its allies are marine animals living at depths of 15 to Boo fathoms on soft muddy ground; they are found crawling on corals and hydrozoa, on which they feed.
Now I would muddy the waters even more by contacting Daniel Brennan, another fact I planned to withhold from all but my wife.
The roads were crooked and muddy and rough.
Besides the great muddy affluents from Karateghin on the north, the Kabadian, the Surkhan, and the Darbant are all of them very considerable tributaries from Bokhara.
As he maneuvered the truck through muddy ruts in the drive, she covertly studied his profile.
If you mean cold and muddy, no, but it isn't always this way.
Large sluices of stone, with strong doors, to be shut when it is wished to exclude the tide, may be seen on both banks of the river, and from these great conduits are carried miles inward through the flat country to the point previously prepared by embankment over which the muddy waters are allowed to spread.
The unavoidable contamination with muddy particles of vat-waste is removed by allowing the vatliquor to rest for some hours in a separate tank and settling out the mud.
On the other hand the cooling must not be carried too far, for in this case the crystals of sodium bicarbonate become so fine that the muddy mass is very difficult to filter.
In 1679 Hennepin reported deposits of coal near what is now Ottawa on the Illinois; there was some mining in 1810 on the Big Muddy river in Jackson county; and in 1833, 6000 tons were mined.
She picked her way through the first few steps, startled when he launched himself at a tree, clawed his way up, and bypassed the muddy section by leaping to the next tree.
The water is muddy; and the course for shipping considerably exceeds in length the distances given above, by reason of the numerous shoals it is necessary to avoid.
From a study of remains of the mollusca, brachiopoda and other marine organisms they will determine the shallow water (littoral) and deep water (abyssal) regions of the surrounding oceans, and the clear or muddy, salt, brackish or fresh character of its inland and marginal seas; and even the physical conditions of the open sea at the time will be ascertained.
Hwang Ho = Yellow river, Missouri = Big Muddy, the Red river, &c. It has been estimated that the Mississippi annually carries 4064 million tons of sediment to the sea; the Hwang Ho 796 million tons; the Po 67 million tons.
The Boca Grande outlet is the deepest, and is the main navigable entrance to the Orinoco at all seasons, the muddy bar usually maintaining a depth of 16 ft.
In some places the fissures open directly into the air, but in other parts of the district they are covered by small muddy lakes (lagoni).
Nicholas went out into the wet and muddy porch.
When she reached the porch and stepped up on it, she paused, studying a muddy track.
All remained where they were in the middle of the muddy road.
It is a rapid and muddy stream, dangerous to cross when swollen by the melting of the snows in Armenia, but fordable in its ordinary state.
is drained by tributaries of the Missouri, mostly short streams taking their rise from numerous rivulets, flowing quite rapidly over muddy beds through much of their courses, and in the bluff belt along the Missouri having steep but grassy banks 200 ft.
These aggregations or colonies, as they are termed, may attached to muddy surfaces by rhizoids; Caulerpa, on the other, assume the form of a plate, a ring, a solid sphere, a hollow sphere, presents a remarkable instance of the way in which much the same a perforate sphere, a closed net, or a simple or branched filament.
The Kolab and the Surkhab (or Waksh) flow into it in broad muddy streams from the highlands of Karateghin, and the river at once commences to adopt an uncertain channel wherever the outstretched arms of the hills fail to confine it within definite limits.
From Torre Annunziata (which is believed to be the site of the ancient Oplontii) to San Giovanni a Teduccio, for a distance of about 9 m., there flowed a muddy eruption which in Herculaneum and the neighbouring places, where it was most abundant, raised the level of the country more than 65 ft.
Piles of rocks are made on the muddy bottoms of these salt-water lakes, and around these are arranged circles of stakes, to which are often attached bundles of twigs.
Local thunderstorms and cloud-bursts are a characteristic phenomenon, inundating limited areas and transforming dried-up streams into muddy torrents carrying boulders and debris.
As the stronger side of Gotama's teaching was neglected, the debasing belief in rites and ceremonies, and charms and incantations, which had been the especial object of his scorn, began to spread like the Birana weed warmed by a tropical sun in marsh and muddy soil.
long, blind and feeds on small fish and crustaceans for which it gropes with its long snout in the muddy waters at the bottom.
During the rains they are formidable torrents, but with the return of the fair weather they dwindle away, and during the hot season, with a few exceptions, they almost dry up. Clear and rapid as they descend the hills, on reaching the lowlands of the Konkan they become muddy and brackish creeks.
Pelusium ("the muddy") is the Farama of the Arabs, Peremoun in Coptic; the name Tina which clings to the locality seems etymologically connected with the Arabic word for clay or mud.
Some represent the tracks or burrows of worms, crustaceans or other animals; others, the course of rills of water on a sandy or muddy shore; others, again, the marks left on the bottom by bodies drifted along by the waves.
Southern customers objected to its blue color, which is the evidence of its purity, as if it were muddy, and preferred the Cambridge ice, which is white, but tastes of weeds.
Rostov wiping his muddy hands on his breeches looked at his enemy and was about to run on, thinking that the farther he went to the front the better.
At midday on the twenty-second of October Pierre was going uphill along the muddy, slippery road, looking at his feet and at the roughness of the way.
It was an hour later before they saw their first vehicle, an old Scout, battered and muddy, coming out of a side trail below them.
There remained a short but muddy and drenching hike, only partially covered by the inadequate umbrella.
The trails appeared muddy even from the distance and the air smelled of snow.
Rhyn leapt down from the tree a few meters in front of her and sat to await her as she slid and maneuvered the muddy trail.
comes sweeping into it; and thus, while all the muddy deposit of the rivers is swept away, the malaria is at the same time removed, and by this means the city enjoys so good a sanitary reputation that the government has fixed on it as a place for the reception and training of gladiators."
The clouds of steam condensed to copious torrents, which, mingling with the fine ashes, proiced muddy streams that swept far and wide over the plains, aching even to the foot of the Apennines.
Porphyra laciniata, the edible laver; Codium tomentosum, a coarse species; Padina pavonia, common in shallow water; Ulva latissima; Haliseris polypodioides; Sargassum bacciferum; the well-known gulf weed, probably transported from the Atlantic; Zostera marina, forming dense beds in muddy bays; the roots are cast up by storms and are valuable to dress the fields.
but muddy in the S., and through valleys broad at their sources, well drained, and gently sloping in the middle of their courses, but becoming narrower and deeper towards their mouths; that to the W.
The timber trees found towards the interior, and on the higher elevations, are of great size and beauty, the most valuable being teak (Tectona grandis), then-gan (Hopea odorata), ka-gnyeng (Dipterocarpus laevis), &c. The coast-line of the district, off which lies an archipelago of two hundred and seven islands, is much broken, and for several miles inland is very little raised above sea-level, and is drained by numerous muddy tidal creeks.
These are shallow cylindrical troughs containing muddy water in which the diamonds and other heavy minerals (concentrates) are swept to the rim by revolving toothed arms, while the lighter stuff escapes near the centre of the pan.
The soul must be freed from its material surrounding, the "muddy vesture of decay," by an ascetic habit of life.
The resulting liquid, which has a muddy or café-au-lait appearance, or is of a greenish hue if made from leaves, is now ready for consumption.
Unoccupied territory may, however, be prepared for the reception of new beds, by spreading sand, gravel and shells over muddy bottoms, or, indeed, beds may be kept up in locations for permanent natural beds, by putting down mature oysters and cultch just before the time of breeding, thus giving the young a chance to fix themselves before the currents and enemies have had time to accomplish much in the way of destruction.
Hey darling, you just muddy the waters by suing everyone in sight.
Mascara ran in muddy little rivulets down her cheeks, and her eyes were as red as a three-day drunk.
But while the wisdom of one age thus succeeded in restricting within bounds the tidal water of the river, it was left to the greater wisdom of a succeeding age to improve upon' this arrangement by admitting these muddy waters to lay a fresh coat of rich silt on the exhausted soils.
The drinking water is got from the muddy Tigris.
muddy) Hole, and bought by Scott on the lapse of his lease (1811) of the neighbouring house of Ashestiel.
" she stomped her feet, "so muddy.
No need in two people getting muddy.
The river flowing into the valley caused a great, muddy morass.
its bed is sandy and its water muddy.
of the Alps, also found in Asia Minor, and common in localities where there are still waters with muddy bottom.
Then, of course, along came Big Brother to muddy the waters and undermine Castaway ' s already ailing critical success.
asserts that the border between an integrated development environment and a library of canned code with tools will always be muddy.
Did he break out the Muddy Waters albums and sing the blues?
There is a back door entrance for wet clothes and muddy boots.
Seasonal: Paths can be muddy under foot, wellingtons recommended in winter, sturdy boots or shoes in summer.
The shallow brook flowing between muddy paths like a fine sheet of water.
The hemmed in French chivalry then charged through the muddy ground.
Featuring clothing from the Muddy Puddles range of childrens clothing.
We can even provide unisex coveralls to keep your designer outdoor gear from getting too muddy!
There are many interesting muddy creeks deep enough to anchor small boats.
We went downstairs and waded ankle deep in muddy water and sandy sediments.
It was also very, very muddy which meant my shoes, trouser legs and my car got extremely dirty.
Now proceed across the field to a crossing point over a muddy ditch.
Environmental concerns and the need to reduce the mess that wheeled machines can make in muddy conditions have made tracked dumpers really popular.
dusty in summer, and muddy morasses in the worst of the wet winter weather.
estuary habitats range from offshore islands and muddy estuaries to wooded valleys and open moorland.
There will be lots of hand prints in strange places and muddy footprints.
A muddy foreshore is therefore exposed, with reeds growing in shallows.
What better place than the great muddy eastern fringes of Milton's island?
This sequence of events enabled the perpetrators of the Armenian genocide to muddy the waters.
It sounds like there was the usual fun and games on a very windy and muddy course with much falling over and general hilarity.
impure, muddy limestones.
impuritye all printing inks contain some impurities, however, these three inks actually produce a muddy brown.
inspired by the likes of Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Howlin ' Wolf and also Wilson Pickett.
There is a boat jetty out the back where it is possible to see a range of mangrove birds without getting muddy.
Further down the line the going got muddy, not to everyone's liking.
The lotus Sutra speaks of the pure white lotus rising from the waters of a muddy pond.
Dromius sigma is found on muddy or peaty soils near standing water in fens, lowland marshes, flooded quarries and gravel pits.
muck beast raises up its muddy arms and emits a fierce little battle roar!
muddy the waters even more!
muddy creek, or by the ford, the!
muddy ruts big enough to swallow the bike.
muddy quagmire at the jumps.
muddy crawl continues to a junction.
Take a change of clothes with you, as you're likely to get muddy on route.
Put your hand deeper and stir the water, and it becomes muddy.
muddy after rain.
muddy when wet.
Even the graphics are sub-par, with some incredibly muddy visuals and textures lacking any kind of visual detail.
The main way, however, is over the top where a passage leads into the rather muddy Long Gallery.
He stopped at the top of a very muddy slope leading down into a pool.
The route was in a poor state of repair with deep ruts and was often extremely muddy in wet weather.
How it affects ice axes is somewhat muddy, given that the actual standard to be adopted is still only provisional.
muddy in winter.
muddy in wet weather and a bit slippery when going downhill.
muddy in places.
murky muddy gloom every winter is a bit hard to deal with.
navvyy navvies ' favorite job is getting very muddy and dirty clearing out the bottom of a lock chamber!
The children went skiing, rock climbing, orienteering, walking in the muddy forest.
As Hatoum struggles to rise, her limbs mark the sides of the container until they become a palimpsest of muddy traces.
Batty Hughes - Batty Two is the new basset puppy and is quite adorable She will jump up and usually has very muddy paws.
Randy Greif, always interesting, contributes a subdued, lightly percussive composition that unfortunately sounded a bit muddy.
A muddy walk on March 22nd near junction of routes 51 and 57 produced only meadow pipits, Kentish plover and 2 cattle egrets.
He would drink water from muddy puddles to survive.
With all the rain, the ground was very soggy... it quickly degenerated into a muddy quagmire at the jumps.
Short sea traders have flat bottoms that are purposely designed to allow the vessel to sit on muddy and sandy riverbeds.
rounders in a rather muddy field - but back again for a swim before dinner.
In it her son is shown playing some muddy U-14 schoolboy Rugby.
runnels of muddy water streaked his face like tears.
A big push next before they hit the muddy ruts and splashed out in the stream.
It's a long section, starting with some very muddy ruts, then climbing through a tree lined gully.
These are often muddy and heavily rutted from horses using the bridle path.
The first fifty yards or so is more or less flat, which is very rutted and muddy.
The prawns are further offshore in areas with a muddy seabed.
We found the trail heavily overgrown, muddy and with mostly secondary scrub next to it.
second-rate rent boy in the muddy surf at sunset.
shore crabs and may well end up wet and muddy.
The steep muddy roads are lined with melting ice, empty beer cans and old plastic sledges.
Late in 2004, founding guitarist Andy Powell, bassist Bob Skeat and drummer Ray Weston were joined by Finnish guitar slinger Muddy Manninen.
Out on the muddy banks were African Sacred Ibis, 3 Glossy Ibis, and 8 African spoonbills.
stomped down the little streamway, over the muddy section & finally popped into Stop Pot after the bedding crawl.
straggles down to the muddy Stour, and on the far bank sits the fine Essex town of Manningtree.
The terminal sump is in the pool, which contains a muddy ledge on the right hand side.
The whole thing seems heavily compressed, and the final mix-down can sound a tad muddy now and then.
I say muddy towpaths, this is due to a number of those stupid little motor bikes whizzing up and down at ridiculous speeds.
trek through the muddy rainforest we reached our first look out for glimpses of Jacquot.
A small extract: A Tommy is reading a paper in a muddy trench.
However a large, muddy, phreatic tube leads back up out of the chamber.
They commonly root about in muddy bottoms, which may make ponds turbid.
In hot weather, a muddy wallow is essential, allowing the pigs to cool off.
Otters also have whiskers to help detect fish in muddy waters.
Worms bring spores to the surface of soil, ducks and other birds convey them or their muddy feet.
The resulting liquid, which has a muddy or cafÃ©-au-lait appearance, or is of a greenish hue if made from leaves, is now ready for consumption.
They could be seen very plainly, for here the ground was quite muddy.
"Rugay, here's a pad for you!" he said, throwing down the hare's muddy pad.
Then there was time ashore for a game of rounders in a rather muddy field - but back again for a swim before dinner.
In it her son is shown playing some muddy U-14 schoolboy rugby.
His eyes were open, blind, and runnels of muddy water streaked his face like tears.
It 's a long section, starting with some very muddy ruts, then climbing through a tree lined gully.
In Frank on the Beach, she has him play sex-kitten, sprawled like a second-rate rent boy in the muddy surf at sunset.
Children love to dabble or fish for shore crabs and may well end up wet and muddy.
Out on the muddy banks were African Sacred Ibis, 3 Glossy Ibis, and 8 African Spoonbills.
Near muddy or stagnant water, gutters, sinks, the kitchen & bathroom, ruins, compost heaps, dark or secret places.
Stomped down the little streamway, over the muddy section & finally popped into Stop Pot after the bedding crawl.
The rather industrial village straggles down to the muddy Stour, and on the far bank sits the fine Essex town of Manningtree.
They lay in a muddy field, bodies strewn everywhere.
After an hour-long trek through the muddy rainforest we reached our first look out for glimpses of Jacquot.
The river was very wide and muddy, and the jungle was very gloomy and dense
Muddy Dog is a small, artisan roaster that roasts in small batches with eco-friendly techniques.
Worse, they are now of an age where outside influences like teenage sex, alcohol use and drug abuse can muddy the waters.
Plastic rugs are great for muddy boots and can easily be cleaned by washing the rug down in clean water.
People will not want to traipse across a muddy patch of garden to place waste in the compost bin, therefore it is also useful to ensure that there is a path leading to it.
The area around the main entrance of the home is probably often marked by muddy footprints, wet shoes and umbrellas, and of course, all of the usual stuff we carry in to the house with us, like school bags, purses, briefcases and coats.
A rack for muddy shoes and hooks or a rod and hangers for coats and sweats are both important features.
The seating can used for putting on and taking off muddy shoes and socks.
A Shimmer Brick compact offers five coordinating shades, while a bronzer typically offers me one rather muddy shade.
The company has been offering cruises on "The Big Muddy" for more than 50 years and operates authentic multi-decked paddle boats with enclosed and exposed decks.
If the dog has access to soil on a regular basis, monitor the area for muddy or standing water that may harbor the Blastomyces dermatitidis fungi.
For moist spongy spots near the rock garden, or by the side of a rill, it is one of the best plants, but its beauty is best seen when it is allowed to ramble over rich, muddy soil.
B. umbellatus is a handsome native waterplant, often very fine in a rich, muddy soil, and hardy and free to flower.
Dirt will get too muddy, so if you have a dirt floor you will need to create walkways.
Water collecting inside the cold frame creates muddy conditions that set the stage for plant diseases.
Playing full chords of three notes or more on the bass is not usually done, mostly because it's difficult not to end up with a muddy sound.
Other terms can muddy the waters too, like: green, eco-friendly, cruelty-free, biocompatible, biodegradable, allergy tested, dermatologist tested, DEA-free, and others.
You could mix yellow and blue and end up with a muddy brown.
You don't want to cause muddy areas or kill the grass because that will encourage weeds.
You'll just need to make sure that the color you choose is brilliant, so stay away from any shade that is warm or muddy, as well as the ash tones.
But, to muddy the waters, the Whelan method suggests having intercourse several days before ovulation if you want a boy.
Muddy timelines - When you kick off a capital campaign, you tell the public about it.
Watch your red aura for signs of a healthy ego (clear red), anger (muddy red) or dishonesty (muddy pink).
A muddy yellow, however, can indicate stress or fatigue of the mental capacity.
When the youth baseball cleats have been used on a dry field as opposed to a muddy one, you'll probably be okay to just wipe them off with a slightly wet cloth.
This event gives Jeep drivers a chance to explore some of the deserted mining trails of the Wild West, while testing out the Jeep's ability to cross streams and handle muddy terrain.
If you enjoy off-road travel or live on a dirt road that gets muddy part of the year, you might be better off going with mud terrain tires ("M/T"), which also come in various tread depths and mileage ratings.
If you live in a climate such as near a sandy beach, or very muddy or dusty area, you may find you will be charged a higher price because of work these weather conditions add to the job of cleaning your home.
Sun Records also introduced the world to blues and funk musicians like Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf and Ike Turner.
It was found by Lortet in the springs of `Ain el-Madawwera, `Ain et-Tineh and `Ain et-Tabighah, on the lake shore where muddy, and in Lake Huleh.
Either at certain intervals, or continuously, a portion of the contents of the tower is withdrawn and fresh ammoniacal salt solution is introduced higher up. The muddy liquid running out is passed on to the vacuum filters (Z, fig.
Lake Xochimilco contains powerful springs, but away from them the water appears dark and muddy, full of suspended fresh and decomposing vegetable matter, teeming with fish, larvae of insects, Daphniae, worms and axolotl.
A thaw had set in, it was muddy and cold, the ice on the river broke, and the roads became impassable.
Five minutes later, Denisov came into the hut, climbed with muddy boots on the bed, lit his pipe, furiously scattered his things about, took his leaded whip, buckled on his saber, and went out again.
Rugay, his back still muddy, came into the room and lay down on the sofa, cleaning himself with his tongue and teeth.
Still laughing and talking, the officers began hurriedly getting ready and again boiled some muddy water in the samovar.
The ground was damp but not muddy, and the troops advanced noiselessly, only occasionally a jingling of the artillery could be faintly heard.
Having changed horses twice and galloped twenty miles in an hour and a half over a sticky, muddy road, Bolkhovitinov reached Litashevka after one o'clock at night.
They slopped forward, feet sloshing the muddy floor, no longer trying to avoid the water that oozed in rivulets down the narrow passageway, back toward the entrance, now out of sight behind them.
Worms bring spores to the surface of soil, ducks and other birds convey them on their muddy feet.
The tench is really an excellent fish for the table, if kept in cool, clear water for a few days, as it is the custom to do in Germany, in order to rid it of the muddy flavour imparted to it by its favourite abode.
Beneath him was originally nothing but a huge void with muddy black water at the bottom, in which his image was reflected, becoming ultimately solidified into P'tahil, his son, who now partakes of the nature of matter.
Nemertines live in the sea, some being common amongst the corals and algae, others hiding in the muddy or sandy bottom, and secreting gelatinous tubes which ensheath the body along its whole length.
The warp consists of fine muddy sediment which is suspended in the tidal river water and appears to be derived from material scoured from the bed of the Humber by the action of the tide and a certain amount of sediment brought down by the tributary streams which join the Humber some distance from its mouth.
By means of this muscular foot the cockle burrows rapidly in the muddy sand of the sea-shore, and it can also when it is not buried perform considerable leaps by suddenly bending the foot.
Some species of Strophalosia and Productus seem also to have been moored during life to the sandy or muddy bottoms on which they lived, by the means of tubular spines often of considerable length.
MURPHYSBORO, a city and the county-seat of Jackson county, Illinois, U.S.A., in the south part of the state, on the Big Muddy River, about 57 m.
Of the Physostomi, the siluroids are abundant in the estuaries and muddy waters; the habits of some of these fishes are remarkable, such as that of the males carrying the ova in their mouths till the young are hatched.
The plain of Chih-li is formed principally by detritus deposited by the Pei-ho and its tributary the Hun-ho ("muddy river"), otherwise known as the Yungting-ko, and other streams having their sources in mountains of Shan-si and other ranges.
In central Europe it thrives best in enclosed, preserved waters, with a clayey or muddy bottom and with an abundant vegetation; it avoids clear waters with stony ground, and is altogether absent from rapid streams. The tench is distinguished by its very small scales, which are deeply imbedded in a thick skin, whose surface is as slippery as that of an eel.
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