trudge


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Now, you and I cannot go two ways at the same time while we join in these merry doings; so we will e'en let Little John follow his own path while we tuck up our skirts and trudge after Robin Hood.
He hardly opened his lips during that weary trudge across the moor, nor would he enter the school when he reached it, but went on to Mackleton Station, whence he could send some telegrams.
You see you would get them sooner at your lodgings, and you may have to trudge weary miles to the club for them, but that's a great advantage, and cheap at thirty pounds, is it no'?
Men with calloused hands and attired in garments that showed the wear of an endless trudge for a living, smoked their pipes contentedly and spent five, ten, or perhaps fifteen cents for beer.
But they hadn't gone far when they passed two women, one of whom said to the other: "Shame on that lazy lout to let his poor little son trudge along.
If I happened to be on horseback he was sure to get a canter or a gallop; or, if there was one of the draught horses within an available distance, he was treated to a steady ride upon that, which served his turn almost as well; but his mother would always follow and trudge beside him - not so much, I believe, to ensure his safe conduct, as to see that I instilled no objectionable notions into his infant mind, for she was ever on the watch, and never would allow him to be taken out of her sight.
In addition, she was stiffened from the long trudge, and the sand, to her surprise, was anything but soft.
Instead of being permitted to concentrate his attention on his tragedy Nutty had to trudge three-quarters of a mile, conciliate a bull-terrier, and trudge back again carrying a heavy pail.
The following morning we got up late for breakfast so had to trudge the streets again looking unsuccessfully for somewhere.
I hate it when footballers trudge off the field as though they were on their way to the gallows whenever they are substituted.
In an organisational sequence familiar to many modern airports (Barajas, Kansai), departures are at upper level, with arrivals and baggage below, but here, in a much smaller building, circulation is more compact, thus minimising the trudge to departure gates.
But the toads, which either live in the creek water or dig into nearby sand banks, could be killed as firefighters trudge into their habitat to take water out of the creek and dump it on the fire.