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Truly the flag of Britain was trailing in the mire, or these men would not have dared to address him in that fashion.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
"But it was n't a lie," Punch would begin, charging into a laboured explanation that landed him more hopelessly in the mire.
KIPLING STORIES AND POEMS EVERY CHILD SHOULD KNOW, BOOK IIRUDYARD KIPLING
But the wicked are like the raging sea, which cannot rest, and the waves thereof cast up dirt and mire.
The vault was ankle deep in mire and so crowded were the prisoners that no one could sit without leaning upon another.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
And Tyre hath built herself a strong hold, and heaped together silver as earth, and gold as the mire of the streets.
His thoughts dwell on wagons stogged in the mire and big carthorses hauling at the collar at his voice and under his lash.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
On, ever on, in the darkness and the mire, through clumps of whin and stray bushes of wild briar.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
The rest toiled on through swamps and mire, half-starved and benumbed with cold.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
The creek had shrunk to a thread of water, but Festing, who had been wading about its bed, was wet and splashed with mire.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
The flour is bread, and the bread of battle is mire kneaded of dust and blood.
THE LION'S BROODDUFFIELD OSBORNE
WORDS RELATED TO MIRE
- foul matter
- mix up
- point to
- rope in
- snarl up
- take in
- wrap up in
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