So it was always Winter there, and the North Wind, and the Hail, and the Frost
, and the Snow danced about through the trees.
He took all manner of risks, resolutely thrusting his little weazened face into the frost
and struggling on from dim dawn to dark.
'But he shall not succeed,' cried he of the little hat, 'I will make a frost
come which shall make the fire ashamed and die out!' So he put his hat on straight, and at once there came such a frost
that all the heat disappeared and the food on the dishes began to freeze.
He breathes heavily, taking into his lungs the frost
There was snow, or sleet, or rain almost every day for weeks, changing only for keen driving winds or sharp frosts
. The horses all felt it very much.
He then took leave of his brother sportsman, and expressing great joy that the frost
was broken (which might perhaps be no small motive to his hastening home), set forwards, or rather backwards, for Somersetshire; but not before he had first despatched part of his retinue in quest of his daughter, after whom he likewise sent a volley of the most bitter execrations which he could invent.
The trees had been stripped by a recent wind of their white covering of frost
, and they seemed to lean towards each other, black and ominous, in the fading light.
And Marianne was in spirits; happy in the mildness of the weather, and still happier in her expectation of a frost
January 28th.--It is very cold,--fifteen degrees of frost
Reaumur, but perfectly delicious, still, bright weather, and one feels jolly and energetic and amiably disposed towards everybody.
But the earth was hardened with the frost
, and it was no very easy matter to break it up, and shovel it out; and although there was a moon, it was a very young one, and shed little light upon the grave, which was in the shadow of the church.
If people cannot be assured of graves, I fear they will no longer die, and the best interests of civilisation will wither like a frosted
A few of the buns, which seemed to form the more important class of the people, were neatly frosted
. Some had raisins for eyes and currant buttons on their clothes; others had eyes of cloves and legs of stick cinnamon, and many wore hats and bonnets frosted
pink and green.