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1. Whatever happened to PC Plod?
2. I plod on, very much on automatic.
3. Seven days and nights the travellers plod.
4. Why plod through another thirty years of a.
5. A man may plod along for years without showing any signs of.
6. He pulled the child up higher on his back and continued to plod on.
7. For an hour I plod along obediently, and then I pretend I must go and cook.

8. Corny Kelleher stepped aside from his rank and allowed the mourners to plod.
9. Let me repeat a motto given in the early part of this book: A man may plod along.
10. Night, silver globes plod up to the surface weaving tapestry across the velvety abyss.
11. The noise came closer, the sound of wheels, the plod of a horse’s hooves and voices.
12. Sweating in my vullejakt, I plod up the track, idly wondering why it is that kahthouses are always built on top of hills.
13. Both murder sites and the supposed murderer in the same short stretch of road — hadn’t that make it easy for Mr Plod?
14. Silently, I plod on next to the boy I pegged for a Fool only two days ago, who turns out to be much more cultivated than me.
15. Wilderness years are for the under-achievers, people who plod along, going nowhere, happy to earn their keep and nothing more.
16. Until Mr Plod here asked, I had no idea that there had been an unauthorised air traffic movement that night, said the ATC man.
17. I can’t help thinking this kind of inclusion isn’t much more than an acceptable new brand of dehumanization, but regardless, I continue to plod.
18. Thereupon she began to plod back along the road by which she had come not altogether full of hope, but full of a conviction that a crisis in her life was approaching.
19. For hours the sergeant would plod along carrying one child piggyback and at the same time carrying one end of the stretcher, his rifle laid beside the resting child.
20. Yet here she was exposed to the sun in a broken-down wagon with a broken-down horse, dirty, sweaty, hungry, helpless to do anything but plod along at a snail’s pace through a deserted land.
21. I was the first that could plod in the public eye with a load of genial respectability, and in a moment, like a schoolboy, strip off these lendings and spring headlong into the sea of liberty.
22. Stockbrokers plod through annual reports and issue circulars on companies, but the average small investor does not have access to these circulars, and would probably have little use for them if he or she did.
23. Now, only minor misdemeanours such as street mugging, burglary, rape and murder are untouched by the new broom that sweeps through the British Police force and we can all feel a lot safer in our beds that Pc Plod is out there nicking all the evil motorists before they slaughter us in our own homes.
24. Trembling in every limb they would plod on until the snow, forming balls under their feet, absolutely prevented all progress; then, stumbling over a piece of wood or the dead body of a comrade, they would fall and lie groaning and lamenting while the snow covered them up, leaving on the surface nothing but an almost invisible hillock—a soldier’s grave.
1. He turned about and started plodding homeward.
2. There came a same dullness to plodding on so slowly.
3. A loud plodding sound moved around the floor below them.
4. After half an hour's plodding climb Strider reached the.
5. After half an hour of silent plodding, an idea began to bubble.
6. She went plodding heavily over the sand that was soft as velvet.
7. Roger and Josie were plodding along, but they were not connecting.
8. Of the poor results of all, of the plodding and sordid crowds I see.
9. Humphrey and the old Dutchman were plodding towards the control shed with Anne.
10. I began to think wistfully of the police, now plodding over the hills after my wraith.
11. They neared the base of the mountains, the horses plodding forward in spite of fatigue.
12. On the last day, time lagged as Jasper and I traveled at the plodding speed of the cattle.
13. Then their nostrils flared, their ears twitching, as a large, plodding, huffing sound neared.
14. Round a bend in the canal came plodding a solitary horse, stooping forward as if in anxious thought.
15. Frodo and Sam were plodding along with heavy hearts, no longer able to care greatly about their peril.
16. Despite D’ata’s insistence, she lumbered back into a plodding walk, tossing her head again in protest.
17. Racked with hunger, the shepherd didn’t notice the two figures plodding in the direction of where his master lay.
18. Nonetheless, it sounded pretty convincing to Sophia, so that straightaway, her scowl was changed into a plodding grin.
19. Late afternoon relentlessly merged toward sundown as Moshe followed the placidly plodding animals as they were herded along.
20. When the prosecution is through, Olson has been plodding along like the tortoise that always catches the hare—for six hours.
21. This was the way a Su-Katii warrior passed away the boredom of a long trail – plodding along but keeping his mind ever active.
22. She had moved so soberly, plodding with low head and sleepy eyes, the watchers had given her an ironic cheer, mingled with cat calls.
23. As to what was going on in Europa, the war in Gaztela was still plodding along although it was looking more hopeless for the cause of Juana.
24. He shifted in the straw, his mind elsewhere as he envisioned D’ata on the outskirts of Marseille, plodding along on an old horse—in love.
25. The dull driver, smoking his pipe, was plodding along toward the limits of the Faubourg Saint-Denis, where no doubt he ordinarily had his station.
26. Naked, I tried to look confident but plodding along the shoreline sinking into sand was like waddling along a tight rope without any sense of balance.
27. A team of horses passed from Finglas with toiling plodding tread, dragging through the funereal silence a creaking waggon on which lay a granite block.
28. Still, not many cabbies had chosen to brave the weather, and she was on the verge of leaving on foot when one finally guided his plodding horse across.
29. He had no idea how many had left the aircraft and were plodding up the mountain, but he would kill the ones entering the cave and then try to destroy the aircraft.
30. Andy turned and started plodding along the road; he kept to the right, facing the on-coming traffic as he’d been taught you should when walking along a country road.
31. Tully, and several that I was prevented from hearing, so lifted both teachers and pupils above the plane of plodding school life, that we almost trembled to look down.
32. Hardly had he reached the trail than two bronze spear-warriors leaped from the foremost wagon and trotted ahead, arriving at his side well in advance of the plodding caravan.
33. Plodding around the parade ground that winter, Louie and Harris befriended Frank Tinker, a dive-bomber pilot and opera singer who had been brought from Kwajalein with Garrett.
34. What worried her, however, was that he was not very open to new ideas, and after the long, everlasting plodding for a career, was unmistakably beginning to feel the need of repose.
35. With a "Good-night, Padre," "Good-night, Don Pepe," the Gobernador would go off, holding up his sabre against his side, his body bent forward, with a long, plodding stride in the dark.
36. Plodding on down the hall, he disappeared through the kitchen door and backed the GTO from the garage, leaving his unsuspecting non-victim standing under the rush of soothing, hot water.
37. Myserrah should be somewhere behind us, probably coming on fast once he got clear of the hills and the washout, Caleb observed as they rejoined the main body, still plodding purposefully along.
38. No, sir, this is too dull and plodding a pursuit for men of such light, flitting, brilliant imaginations, and if ever they unfortunately undertake it, they soon find the woful misapplication of talents.
39. For all the long hours he devoted to the work, he lacked the plodding patience and meticulous attention to detail necessary, which explained both his lack of success and his inability to attract funding.
40. He had a plodding gait and an easy-going manner, although the previous owner had warned him that he could get excited unexpectedly and bolt, so it was better not to let him unattended without tying him up.
41. I was plodding up the slope, turning these thoughts over in my mind, and had reached a point which may have been half-way to home, when my mind was brought back to my own position by a strange noise behind me.
42. He made no reply to this adjuration; only plodding doggedly down the wooden steps, and halting before an apartment which, from that halt and the superior quality of its furniture, I conjectured to be the best one.
43. They became what they named this material: gray souls: dead, grey, lifeless, plodding followers following leaders instead of happy healthy cooperating people who had unique personalities that were not trodden down and squashed.
44. She stared at the ground, watching her feet plodding along the path as they continued to make their way along the cliffside, But you forget, Legate, I have lived more life in my short years than most have lived in their entire lives.
45. Connoisseur that he was in the joys of living, he confessed to a new sensation when, for the first time, he found himself plodding over the seared, round-shouldered hills, spongy with the supererogatory wetness of a three days’ downpour.
46. We would not deal with a man thus plodding ever, leaning on a hoe or a spade as a staff between his work, not as a mushroom, but partially risen out of the earth, something more than erect, like swallows alighted and walking on the ground:—.
47. Their marriage had settled into a comfortable numbness where they shared the kids and a home life but lead separate lives, Alice with her rapidly developing business and all the pressures and time demands that went with it, and Gary with, as she saw it, his plodding job.
48. And the consciousness that the insult was not yet avenged, that his rancor was still unspent, weighed on his heart and poisoned the artificial tranquillity which he managed to obtain in Turkey by means of restless, plodding, and rather vainglorious and ambitious activity.
49. Certainly, being in love and being expected continually by some one who always turned out to be prettier than memory could represent her to be, did interfere with the diligent use of spare hours which might serve some "plodding fellow of a German" to make the great, imminent discovery.
50. Very slight matters were enough to gall him in his sensitive mood, and the sight of Dorothea driving past him while he felt himself plodding along as a poor devil seeking a position in a world which in his present temper offered him little that he coveted, made his conduct seem a mere matter of necessity, and took away the sustainment of resolve.
51. I remember him as if it were yesterday, as he came plodding to the inn door, his sea-chest following behind him in a hand-barrow--a tall, strong, heavy, nut-brown man, his tarry pigtail falling over the shoulder of his soiled blue coat, his hands ragged and scarred, with black, broken nails, and the sabre cut across one cheek, a dirty, livid white.
52. Will saw clearly enough the pitiable instances of long incubation producing no chick, and but for gratitude would have laughed at Casaubon, whose plodding application, rows of note-books, and small taper of learned theory exploring the tossed ruins of the world, seemed to enforce a moral entirely encouraging to Will's generous reliance on the intentions of the universe with regard to himself.
53. He could see nothing and was afraid that he might fall into a fit of sneezing amidst this sea of fur, but as he urged the pack forward he could hear the frustrated chuffing and gruffing of the boxers and the muffled swishing and whuffing of their gloves as they jabbed and punched and hooked with apparent determination, but they remained unable to effectively penetrate the plodding mass of hair.
54. That minister had unfortunately embraced all the prejudices of the mercantile system, in its nature and essence a system of restraint and regulation, and such as could scarce fail to be agreeable to a laborious and plodding man of business, who had been accustomed to regulate the different departments of public offices, and to establish the necessary checks and controlls for confining each to its proper sphere.
55. And I don't know that it is not a nicer sort of soul to have inside one's plodding body than an unwieldy, overgrown thing, chiefly water and air and lightly changeable stuff, so unsubstantial that it flops--forgive the word, but it does flop--on to other souls in search of sympathy and support and comfort and all the rest of the things washer-women waste no time looking for, because they know they wouldn't find them.
56. It was drawn by four plodding oxen all covered with black housings; on each horn they had fixed a large lighted wax taper, and on the top of the cart was constructed a raised seat, on which sat a venerable old man with a beard whiter than the very snow, and so long that it fell below his waist; he was dressed in a long robe of black buckram; for as the cart was thickly set with a multitude of candles it was easy to make out everything that was on it.
57. It’s not form lack of belief in the realities awaiting realization, but my laziness – A pilgrim may ardently long to reach the golden city and yet loiter on the way, making unnecessary night stops, because he is tired of plodding thru clinging mud or lingering at village fairs because, although their tawdry attractions fall far short of the jeweled splendors awaiting him, they are to be had now, whereas the golden city lies scores of leagues away.
58. He might assert as lofty a spirit, as unyielding an adherence to the deliberate convictions of his own understanding, as Lord Chatham himself; who, because he set his face against corruption, and had the art of making every coward scoundrel in the nation his foe—concentrating upon himself the "rays of royal indignation, which might illumine but could not consume him;" who, because with intuitive glance he penetrated, resolved and combined every interest of his country, and each design of her enemies, and reached his object "by the flashes of his mind, which, like those of his eye, might be felt but could not be followed," was by the plodding, purblind, groping politicians of the day, attempted to be held up as an empty declaimer, a theatrical gesticulator.
1. Robin plodded up Cheap Street.
2. Down the great stairway they plodded.
3. They plodded along, on into the night.
4. Relieved, they plodded across the water.
5. Jack and Jill plodded on, one name at a.
6. He nodded and plodded over to the counter.
7. They plodded on for hours reaching that rock.
8. Ponmak as his horse plodded across the bridge.
9. A huge crocodile had plodded through the upper.
10. Jody plodded on up the hill toward the ridge top.
11. At first they plodded through deep snow, but it.
12. The further we plodded down the hill the spongier.
13. LeeAnn plodded back to the house, her spirits at low tide.
14. Christina plodded along with the group on their way to school.
15. The house was quiet, cold and lifeless, as he plodded in at 9.
16. He crossed Westmoreland street when apostrophe S had plodded by.
17. Seconds plodded by, each separated from the next by an eternity.
18. The first half of the day was slow moving, but he plodded along.
19. Head hung low she plodded on paying no heed to the surroundings.
20. Looking like no handles to me in the first place but I plodded on.
21. The horse plodded mechanically past, making its way back to Stavka.
22. All that day they plodded along, until the cold and early evening came.
23. Wade, with legs that threatened to drop from his hip sockets, plodded on.
24. The horse plodded stumble-footedly up the hill and the old man walked beside it.
25. He turned to her, stone-faced and tight-lipped, as Don plodded on up to his room.
26. The bearded man said nothing and plodded on out of sight around the bend of the.
27. She moved slowly and smiled as she plodded toward the outskirts of the encampment.
28. Meanwhile Desa was lost in her loneliness as she plodded along these country lanes.
29. The sun now cast lengthening shadows in front of the herd as it plodded steadily along.
30. The three friends plodded on in a zigzag pattern, trying to avoid the cruel dust devils.
31. His arms and legs began to experience a certain heaviness as he plodded doggedly along.
32. He chirruped to the horse and it plodded off, picking its way carefully down the slick.
33. Using a tall electric pole as a marker, he plodded down the lane to the connecting street.
34. The sound of hammering could be heard in the distance as they plodded through the greenery.
35. Kiera’s plodded down the stairs, trying to be silent so that the rest of the inn could sleep.
36. Stacey plodded across the dusty fields, doing his best to stay out of sight of the country roads.
37. Locke wondered about the etching on the padlock and plodded through his logical progression from earlier.
38. Robert headed towards the water, splashing up to his knees as he quickly plodded across, followed by Syd.
39. Her whining didn’t faze me as I plodded upstairs and sat down at the halfway point, completely exhausted.
40. She plodded upstairs in a sluggish mode and I remembered the way I’d felt in the early stages of pregnancy.
41. As the session began that morning he felt the hostility of his audience, and plodded on with his teeth gritted.
42. The wind relentlessly howled and swirled around them as they plodded on, almost tripping over each other at times.
43. As his horse plodded on, the track made a series of hairpin bends and climbed steadily upward and out of the canyon.
44. They picked a way among the trees, and their ponies plodded along, carefully avoiding the many writhing and interlacing roots.
45. As Slikit plodded along, the moonlight reflecting from his silver-grey fur, caused his jerky movements to stand out in the darkness.
46. What fair skin she has, even through the mud, he mumbled aloud softly, smiling at the glimpses he’d had as he plodded along.
47. As he plodded along barefoot over the hot sand, Ahmed had been practicing the conversions from the Hijri calendar to the Gregorian calendar.
48. He plodded down toward the station, leaning upon his rifle, and hearing a moan, I turned to see him fall on his face, shot through the throat.
49. The soldiers took no notice of their officers, and the officers took no thought for the soldiers, every one plodded along at his own sweet will.
50. His guitar was still his best friend, but a radio pack was strapped across his shoulders, as they plodded through the jungles in search of Vietcong.
51. Satisfied that he'd found the right solution, the old Custodian plodded along after the others with a new spring in his step and a new hope in his heart.
52. Then he picked up the black plastic rubbish sack and, carrying it in front of him with both arms around it, put his head down and plodded towards the lifts.
53. The Special Service Corps held the rear; and sick at heart and worn out, the white troops plodded homeward: the Expedition had ended without their firing a shot.
54. Stedder took one last glimpse of the surroundings---a grim sampling of ‘freedom’---and fell in behind Nyreea as she plodded woodenly back toward their loose confinement.
55. He felt the need to break their long silence that had haunted him by explaining the history of the shrines as they slowly plodded forwards, even if it was to be a one-way conversation.
56. By the time the horse plodded over the last hill, giving Emory a clear view of the village, the chapel, and beyond that the imposing towers of Pennington Place, he knew what he had to do.
57. Mikri followed from a distance, sometimes catching up but when I reached the end of the lane, he stopped, watched me for a little, shook a paw, then turned and plodded back to the house.
58. It scrambled steeply up, and they plodded slowly one behind the other, till at last in the late afternoon they came to the top of the ridge and saw the wintry sun going downwards to the West.
59. The group of ponies grazed in the open, leisurely nipping the grass and grinding it to mulch with their strong teeth as they plodded methodically towards the huge tree at the edge of the bank above the river.
60. As Juko plodded along beside Kai, T'tembo and the others, he could think of no other time in his life when he had felt more uncomfortable than he did right then, dressed head to toe in colorful plumage and scale-like armor.
61. Accordingly, after the preliminary explanations, we plodded along comfortably enough towards Wiek, keeping the carriage in sight as much as possible, and talking about all the things that interested Brosy, which were mostly things of great obscurity to myself.
1. You close your eyes as it plods towards the unsuspecting Cassandra.
2. Billy plods on regardless, just grateful that he can catch up with Alex.
3. You open your doors into your room and are almost knocked over by the bounds of your friends into your bed, Oreo plods in as last you stand shaking your head at the scene.

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