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wrinkled and bloated by the heat of the hottest room, and handed it to Raffles with my thumb upon the leaded paragraphs.
Elliot tittered, "but wearing puce velvet, as she does even on the hottest August day, it somehow doesn't show.
After Jane Clayton, with rifle levelled at the breast of Rokoff, had succeeded in holding him off until the dugout in which she had taken refuge had drifted out upon the bosom of the Ugambi beyond the man's reach, she had lost no time in paddling to the swiftest sweep of the channel, nor did she for long days and weary nights cease to hold her craft to the most rapidly moving part of the river, except when during the hottest hours of the day she had been wont to drift as the current would take her, lying prone in the bottom of the canoe, her face sheltered from the sun with a great palm leaf.
I think this is the hottest day we have had," he said; "no wonder you want your fan.
Bixiou took it into his head on one of the hottest of dog- days to put a layer of lard under the lining of a certain old hat which Poiret junior (he was, by the bye, fifty-two years old) had worn for the last nine years.
It was a little stream, rising from springs, and the hottest summer never dried it up.
On the other hand, the most humid and hottest districts will have afforded an asylum to the tropical natives.
Katherine's Dock House a full-fledged second mate after the hottest time of his life with Captain R-, the most dreaded of the three seamanship Examiners who at the time were responsible for the merchant service officers qualifying in the Port of London.
there the people become quite a mahogany brown, ay, and in the HOTTEST lands they are burnt to Negroes.
Would the prisoner, in the hottest week of a hot summer, be likely to go to a drawer containing winter underclothing.
The hottest suns of India never heated his temper; and the Walcheren ague never shook it.
For dinner we'll have a tureen of the hottest and strongest soup available, and we'll have the best made-dish that can be recommended, and we'll have a joint (such as a haunch of mutton), and we'll have a goose, or a turkey, or any little stuffed thing of that sort that may happen to be in the bill of fare--in short, we'll have whatever there is on hand.