He grabs the Leader and leaves me to stodge myself with his Times.
No harm done; but to let him go on here in the stodge is a bit of short-sightedness I can't understand.
It was for the good of Felix, and everyone else, that they should not all hang about at home in the stodge and mire.
From the beginning to the end of that list my mind is obsessed by the word 'stodge,' and the novels do not relieve it much.
I ken bear a good big blow, but to stodge along every day the same dull round would drive me crazed!