At her own expense, the Queen had this wire strung by a crew of linemen, who slipped and floundered
on the mountain for six years before they had it pegged in place.
Brown contrived to burrow a passage through the snow-drift, and, with his bare head bent against the storm, floundered
onward to Peter's door.
I shot a deer, last Wednesday was a fort night, and it floundered
through the snow-banks till it got over a brush fence; I catched the lock of my rifle in the twigs in following, and was kept back, until finally the creature got off.
Without rest or pause--while those frumious jaws Went savagely snapping around- He skipped and he hopped, and he floundered
and flopped, Till fainting he fell to the ground.
Forth sallied the two children, with a hop-skip-and-jump, that carried them at once into the very heart of a huge snow-drift, whence Violet emerged like a snow-bunting, while little Peony floundered
out with his round face in full bloom.