But the weather was bad, the roads were heavy with mud, he was overtaken by a storm of rain, and ere he could find shelter he was soaked to the skin
He knew it existed, as we know that crime and abominations exist; he had heard of it as a peaceable citizen in a town hears of battles, famines, and floods, and yet knows nothing of what these things mean -- though, indeed, he may have been mixed up in a street row, have gone without his dinner once, or been soaked to the skin
in a shower.
With no preliminary whisper or rustle, without a splash, and even with- out the ghost of impact, I became instantaneously soaked to the skin
It was miserable, everybody was soaked to the skin
Viehland covered the pope's trip to the Philippines from the ground up, smashed in with crowds waiting for the motorcade to pass and soaked to the skin
during the mega-Mass in Luneta Park in Manila.
Actress on how she spent 45 days soaked to the skin
in 100mph winds for new movie – on DVD now
A GROUP of dedicated students got soaked to the skin
to raise vital funds.
Sixteen employees at South Tyneside College were soaked to the skin
after undertaking a giant joint version of the globesweeping phenomenon.
HURRICANE Bertha's flying visit may have left Huddersfield and other parts of the UK soaked to the skin
but it didn't completely spoil a key part of the summer for many.
It was actually the second time they had been soaked to the skin
in the space of a few hours, having set out on a pre-breakfast run around the lake in torrential rain.
A number of young women were hospitalised after becoming extremely drunk and soaked to the skin
in skimpy clothes as they spent the day drinking.
My daily trek was to school on my bicycle to Gladstone School and then Crwys Road Tech, through all winds and weathers, often arriving soaked to the skin
, which was how I remained for the rest of the day.
We soon became soaked to the skin
and all the tackle was soaked through.
In later scenes, Melanie Griffith's daughter looks less than impressed as she's left standing soaked to the skin
on the street in the rain.
SOAKED to the skin
and fighting for their jobs, the hard-working staff of Grangemouth can only imagine a world of PS130million yachts and Marseille sunshine.