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  • Stares up at me, mud-splashed and white and jaded;

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Hotel Mirabeau, Rue de la Paix, having come from the Colonies via le Havre, in a traveling chaise, as mud-splashed as though it had really come from le Havre, instead of no further than by the road from Saint – Denis to Paris.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • A white, mud-splashed Croton police car turned into the parking lot.

    CONFESSIONS

  • I was unfit to enter a civilised dwelling; my clothes, besides being soaked, were coated and splashed with mud up to the top of my hat; my gloves and boots were finished, my mud-splashed baggage was soaked with salt water; but I feel a somewhat legitimate triumph at having conquered all obstacles, and having accomplished more than I intended to accomplish when I left Yedo.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • There were a few wagons loading at the freight cars and several mud-splashed buggies with rough-looking strangers at the reins but only two carriages.

    Gone with the Wind

  • Silent he abided until the three wayworn, mud-splashed newcomers reached his high seat.

    Time Patrolman

  • Often from the walls I would see along the Epidauros road his chariot going as if it raced for a prize; he would come back mud-splashed from head to heel, plunged in deep thought, barely coming out of it to smile and greet me.

    The Bull From The Sea

  • As they rode in silence Beverly glanced down at her khaki riding skirt and at Apache's mud-splashed body, and the next moment had stopped short, exclaiming:

    A Dixie School Girl

  • To her he appeared the incarnation of evil, disheveled, mud-splashed and sweaty, as his puffed and blood-shot eyes feasted on her attractiveness.

    Hidden Gold

  • We mount the mud-splashed steps and disappear behind the screen that stands in front of the door.

    Deadwood Dick, The Prince of the Road or, The Black Rider of the Black Hills

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