I gazed awhile On her cold
smile; Too cold-too cold
for me-- There passed, as a shroud, A fleecy cloud, And I turned away to thee,
"Our messengers have gone fearfully, and with cold
looks and courtly words offered him rich gifts, things he cared not for, and with equal pride has he sent them back.
Little Kay was quite blue, yes nearly black with cold
; but he did not observe it, for she had kissed away all feeling of cold
from his body, and his heart was a lump of ice.
She was a tall, spare, stately woman, with thick black hair, cold
grey eyes, and extremely sallow complexion.
When she opened them something very cold
ran up her legs and up her arms and dropped into her heart.
During the night he was awakened by a sense of bitter cold
and the low moaning of the oxen that were tied to the trek-tow, every ox in its place.
A second cold
snap came on, but cold
or warm it was all the same, an unbroken trail.
So thought the mother; and thought, likewise, that the new snow, just fallen from heaven, would be excellent material to make new beings of, if it were not so very cold
. She gazed at the children a moment longer, delighting to watch their little figures,--the girl, tall for her age, graceful and agile, and so delicately colored that she looked like a cheerful thought more than a physical reality; while Peony expanded in breadth rather than height, and rolled along on his short and sturdy legs as substantial as an elephant, though not quite so big.
He was as red as fire, and as hot to touch, and he always sat on the hearth quite close to the fire, and complained of the cold
; if his sister were in the room he almost crept into the flames, while the girl on her part always complained of the great heat if her brother were anywhere near.
The expression of her face was cold
"My dear," Princess Mary entering at such a moment would say, "little Nicholas can't go out today, it's very cold
He was aroused by the cold
that had begun to creep down his back.