- I set forth with Britton at nine o'clock, in a drizzling rain. - "A Fool and His Money", George Barr McCutcheon.
- It was Christmas Eve, and after a day of unseasonable warmth a slow, drizzling rain was whimsically changing to snow. - "A Reversible Santa Claus", Meredith Nicholson.
- But such a drizzling rain as this was the other side of the picture, which her Majesty, with a shiver, called " cold, wet, and cheerless." - "Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, (Victoria) Vol II", Sarah Tytler.