There was a time when he was the best known doctor in the West Country--Look at him now--He hasn't any money and his stockings are full of holes
Don Quixote was left with a face as full of holes
as a sieve and a nose not in very good condition, and greatly vexed that they did not let him finish the battle he had been so stoutly fighting with that villain of an enchanter.
clipped it full of holes
, and then fumigated it with villainous
There was a woman with a cancer in her breast, swelled to a monstrous size, full of holes
, in two or three of which I could have easily crept, and covered my whole body.
But the king's son soon fell asleep; and when he awoke in the morning he found that the princesses had all been dancing, for the soles of their shoes were full of holes
. The same thing happened the second and third night: so the king ordered his head to be cut off.
His clothes were shaggy, his boots were shaggy and full of holes
, and his hair and whiskers were shaggy.
I can rise when the air is calm and full of holes
, and I can rise when its boiling, and by my control of my plane areas I can come pretty close to making any speed I want.
All the while I was eating, and after that when I was drinking the punch, I could scarce come to believe in my good fortune; and the house, though it was thick with the peat-smoke and as full of holes
as a colander, seemed like a palace.
It floated too low and was shot full of holes
before it could reach the fortresses.
"You'd better slide outa this here," Barchi said threateningly, "or we'll fill you so full of holes
you wouldn't float in molasses."
Now if thou dost not carry me back, and that speedily, I swear I will prick thy skin till it is as full of holes
as a slashed doublet."
In a preposterous coat, like a beadle's, with cuffs and flaps exaggerated to an unspeakable extent; in an immense waistcoat, knee-breeches, buckled shoes, and a mad cocked hat; with nothing fitting him, and everything of coarse material, moth-eaten and full of holes
; with seams in his black face, where fear and heat had started through the greasy composition daubed all over it; anything so grimly, detestably, ridiculously shameful as the whelp in his comic livery, Mr.
And this thing that they have done vexes my heart exceedingly: they have eaten holes in my sacred robe, which I wove painfully spinning a fine woof on a fine warp, and made it full of holes
. And now the money-lender is at me and charges me interest which is a bitter thing for immortals.
"If the police here knew their business they would shoot you full of holes
with revolvers, or else try to sand-bag you from behind in broad daylight."
The river has a clayey bottom and is full of holes
, so that half a horse is constantly disappearing unexpectedly, and can't be found again for some time.