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  • The usual jumping, striding and weaving on the climb to Hayes Gate Lane, across the dank rush-beds, has been reduced to easy, dryshod progress through the brittle vegetation of common rush and soft rush.

    Country diary

  • The young man Turcaill erupted into Brother Mark's view only as he drew towards the spit of sand, and scorning to go the whole way to walk it dryshod, waded cheerfully through the shallows directly to where Heledd sat.

    His Disposition

  • Better and faster to move inland with their wounded and their prize, to reach their own camp dryshod.

    His Disposition

  • I know that, a few hours hence, the Grand Canal of Venice will flow, with picturesque fidelity, on the very spot where I now stand dryshod, and that “the quality of mercy” will be beautifully stated to the Venetian Council by a learned young doctor from Padua, on these very boards on which we now enlarge upon the quality of charity and sympathy.

    Speeches: Literary and Social

  • And the LORD shall utterly destroy the tongue of the Egyptian sea; and with his mighty wind shall he shake his hand over the river, and shall smite it in the seven streams, and make men go over dryshod.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • 'What! I suppose the handful of Israelites standing dryshod on the Asiatic side of the Red Sea was more powerful than the host of the Egyptians drawn up on the African side?

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • The choir remained just above the level of the waters, and could be reached dryshod by the night stairs from the dortoir, and the floor of the chapterhouse was barely covered on the first and second day, and on the third was seen to be retaining only the dark, moist lines between the flags.

    The Holy Thief

  • You know that Ramsey is almost an island, with only one causeway dryshod into it?

    The Potter's Field

  • There were stones there by which to cross dryshod, though the water was low and the bed narrowed, and Beringar, having rested his eyes a few moments to assay the distance and the ground, crossed in a nicely balanced leap that served to justify Cadfael's pronouncement.

    One Corpse Too Many

  • Already the LCP was high out of the water on the beach; in another quarter of an hour they would be able to get off her dryshod.

    The Breaking Wave

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