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The Doctor took the bedraggled paper with a rueful face.
She held her left hand in front of her, covered with a red velvet glove, and on the wrist a little brown falcon, very fluffy and bedraggled, which she smoothed and fondled as she walked.
At last, when he was almost out of breath, she suddenly threw herself down upon a mossy bank, between two holly-bushes, and looked ruefully at her own dripping feet and bedraggled skirt.
So saying, with downcast lids and a dignity which was somewhat marred by her bedraggled skirt, she swept off down the muddy track, leaving Alleyne standing staring ruefully after her.
In November I sometimes feel as if spring could never come again," she sighed, grieving over the hopeless unsightliness of her frosted and bedraggled flower-plots.
As soon as they entered the town, Pinocchio noticed that all the streets were filled with hairless dogs, yawning from hunger; with sheared sheep, trembling with cold; with combless chickens, begging for a grain of wheat; with large butterflies, unable to use their wings because they had sold all their lovely colors; with tailless peacocks, ashamed to show themselves; and with bedraggled pheasants, scuttling away hurriedly, grieving for their bright feathers of gold and silver, lost to them forever.
It was wonderful the way these children would work up their compassion for that bedraggled thing I wouldn't have touched with a pair of tongs.
A wet and bedraggled creature, a sort of sexless and shivering scarecrow, washed glasses in there, bending over a wooden tub by the light of a tallow dip.
A superb three-pointer saw the Lithuanian Brothers lead dwindle even further as Halewood increased the pressure on their increasingly bedraggled opponents.
The arrival of the migrants, many from war-torn countries such as Syria who say they want to seek refuge in Western Europe, marked a victory for the bedraggled crowds after weeks or months on the road and complaints of maltreatment in Hungary, The Wall Street Journal said.
Bedraggled cyclists bravely pedal on in spite of a downpour at Newhaven
45am Persian Belles: Bellydance Wales' hip swivelling Middle Eastern dancers 12pm Kitsch n Sync: Bedraggled - trio of hilarious and somewhat fishy chav mermaids 12.