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The night was deeply overcast, heavy clouds riding low above the jungle and the water--only to the west, where the broad ocean spread beyond the river's mouth, was there a suggestion of lessening gloom.
The night was heavy and overcast: nothing could be distinctly seen.
The day had been dull and overcast, but the sun now burst through the clouds, a welcome omen, and shone upon the curving beach where together we had dared the lords of the harem and slain the holluschickie.
My father saw this change with pleasure, and he turned his thoughts towards the best method of eradicating the remains of my melancholy, which every now and then would return by fits, and with a devouring blackness overcast the approaching sunshine.
The sky was overcast, and, as they drove along the bank of the Coquille River, the fog suddenly enveloped them.
With this view he gave his unoccupied hand to Nell, and bidding her be of good cheer as they would soon be at the end of their journey for that night, and stimulating the old man with a similar assurance, led them at a pretty swift pace towards their destination, which he was the less unwilling to make for, as the moon was now overcast and the clouds were threatening rain.
Presently the sky became overcast, and the captain came aft looking uneasy.
For, if you observed, he rose in his stirrups, as thereby meaning to overcast the mark; and so he would have done, but Fangs happening to bound up at the very moment, received a scratch, which I will be bound to heal with a penny's breadth of tar.''
Roland-Jones, who has instantly made himself a likely traveller for the winter's Ashes, had favourable overcast conditions to play with but also credited his cameo innings with making him feel at home.
Predicting bowlers' fortunes at the Gabba, the report said that Anderson becomes one of the most venomous forces in world cricket if the weather is humid, the sky overcast and the ball is swinging at the Brisbane pitch.
And whatever you do, don't leave dogs in hot cars, even when it's overcast even with the windows down.
The Real Madrid striker is due to tie the knot with his childhood sweetheart Louise Bonsall within days, but the former Liverpool star escaped from any last-minute wedding plans to enjoy a flutter in overcast York with his girlfriend and two-year-old daughter Gemma.