Writelike Charles Dickens: The fog in Bleak House

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Fog creeping into the cabooses

In this snippet, Dickens breaks from his polar axis pattern, with which he has been describing places, and instead focuses on things.

Specifically, he focuses on one category of thing, which is 'boats':

Fog creeping into the cabooses of collier-brigs; fog lying out on the yards and hovering in the rigging of great ships; fog drooping on the gunwales of barges and small boats.

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Sweat trickling down the walls of timber houses; sweat misting on windows and coating the interiors of apartment buildings; sweat pooling on tents by the river.

Gators chomping on floaties in backyard pools; gators gliding out of changing rooms and slipping into jet-powered spas; gators snoozing in private bathtubs and public toilets.

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