What a drenching you must have had this miserable day.
Caught in a drenching rain, which made me fain to sit, exhausted as I was, under an umbrella for an hour trying to keep the trunk dry.
The drenching told on me sorely, and it was repeated after we had crossed the good-sized rivulets Mulunkula and many villages, and I lay on an enormous boulder under a Muabé palm, and slept during the worst of the pelting.
Even the rain of blood drenching our Revolution could not extinguish it.
Edward has just come in with mention of an English boat on Tuesday morning, superior to French boat to-morrow, and faster.
MY DEAR SIR, As my note is to bear reference to business, I will make it as short and plain as I can.
No sudden recipient of a dazzling, drenching shower of wealth was ever more exalted than was Verbena, once in possession of "my legacy.
The air, bracingly fresh but calm, stirred faintly among the sandhills by the shore, shaking out the bent and grasses laid limp and tangled by their drenching overnight.
And now for the first time they could realize the horror of the raging sea, with the great billows hurling themselves against the shore, and casting their sheets of foam high in the air, and drenching the road in showers of spray.
So on this occasion it was long after noon when we had crossed the pass, and when the day began to fade in a drenching cloud of rain, the Tibetans found shelter in some caves, and persuaded us to camp.
Drenching with hot water, or with about one ounce of ipecacuan may be practised.
Drenching animals by way of the nostril and irritating drenches, or regurgitated feed passing into the air passages and lungs are the traumatic causes of pneumonia.
You can hear a shower while it is yet half a mile away, hissing like a shower-bath in the forest; and when it comes to you, the water blinds your eyes, and the cold drenching takes your breath away as though some one had struck you.
He placed his hand up over his brows, shielding his view from the drenching rain, and stared, from his elevation, out over the roaring stream.
Moved camp to a place near Knoxville, in a drenching rain-storm.
In the midst of the drenching rain, when it was near midnight, the jaded troops of Sumner and Franklin quit their field of victory and entered the dark forest on their route to the James.
Accordingly, many seized the opportunity of paying off old scores by belabouring obnoxious persons, drenching them with ice-cold water, and covering them with filth or hot ashes.
During forty-four days the heavens were in great commotion, and we had nothing but thunder and lightning and drenching rains.
In those ninety-seven days we had the worst weather that ever man experienced who navigated the ocean, in a succession of drenching rains, showers, and tempests.
The air was full of a fine drenching mist, but as yet only the broken spray from the waves had reached us.
Everywhere the rock was wet and slippery from the drenching it had received during the storm.
Baum employed the time in strengthening his position, keeping his men busy with axe and spade, piling higher and extending his works, in the drenching downfall.
Under such constant drenching the leaf-beds decay, throwing up those gases and vapours in which the orchid delights at home.
After a journey of twenty-four hours in cattle cars, exposed most of the time to a drenching rain, they were disembarked and tramped another twelve miles to Greensboro.