The rain drummed wildly on the roof.
The rain on the roof was soothing.
The rain seems less heavy.
A single gentle rain makes the grass many shades greener.
The meat was meant for outdoor grilling, but the rain kept us inside.
The day dawned cloudy and cold with a light rain that chilled her after ten minutes.
Why does the rain fall?
She shook off the rain in the doorway and crossed to the small booth near the bar that she and her father usually shared.
Before winter I built a chimney, and shingled the sides of my house, which were already impervious to rain, with imperfect and sappy shingles made of the first slice of the log, whose edges I was obliged to straighten with a plane.
Holding out her arm, she was fascinated to see the rain arc to avoid it.
I knew that it would not rain any more.
It was a fine day, sunny after rain, and the air was unusually pure.
Wind and rain slashed at her as she reached the kitchen doorway and she hurried into the house.
Does the rain fall there?
He held her, never imagining anything could feel so right despite the rain and cold.
Rain splattered hard against his windows, drawing his gaze to the windows.
The rain didn't touch the Watcher, and Jule crossed his arms.
The rain was over, but drops were still falling from the trees.
A stream of rain was splattering on the patio and then a bolt of lightning lit up the bedroom.
When such holes freeze, and a rain succeeds, and finally a new freezing forms a fresh smooth ice over all, it is beautifully mottled internally by dark figures, shaped somewhat like a spider's web, what you may call ice rosettes, produced by the channels worn by the water flowing from all sides to a centre.
Thunder tumbled down the San Juan Mountains, heralding the arrival of pelting rain that turned the Jeep road into a surging stream and the sky to an ominous shade of raven black.
The rain trickled down the back of her neck and she pulled up her hood, sloshing toward the house again.
We only know that yesterday came a Rain of Stones upon us, which did much damage and injured some of our people.
We need rain badly.
On the twelfth of July, on the eve of that action, there was a heavy storm of rain and hail.
Maybe it was the near-inaudible buzz or the rain on the roof, or my imagination, by I actually napped, for about twenty minutes.
The clouds far above were starting to swirl with hypnotic slowness, the rain beginning to fall again, and the sea beneath their feet rippling and shifting beneath the rubbery surface.
His eyes found Bianca, who stood shivering in the rain, staring towards the fire, as if waiting for Jonny to reappear.
The wide expanse that opened out before the heights on which the Russian batteries stood guarding the bridge was at times veiled by a diaphanous curtain of slanting rain, and then, suddenly spread out in the sunlight, far-distant objects could be clearly seen glittering as though freshly varnished.
Rain and wind battered him.
You mind if I get out of the rain before we do this?
No disrespect, Rain-man.
The runners might encounter any kind of weather, including freezing temperatures, fog, rain, or snow.
He smelled of rain and night, a masculine musk she found as soothing as his bite.
The rain would pack down the mud and melt the rest of the snow.
Thunder rumbled again and a cold drop of rain gnawed at the mud on her cheek.
The chickens, which had also taken shelter here from the rain, stalked about the room like members of the family, too humanized, methought, to roast well.
Day was breaking, the rain had ceased, and the clouds were dispersing.
Like his horse, which turned its head and laid its ears back, he shrank from the driving rain and gazed anxiously before him.
Let's toss on the steaks and get some more beer before the rain starts.
I just need a place to duck out of the rain for a bit.
The rain had stopped, and the landscape around the graveyard was dotted with reflective pools.
With nothing but her troubled thoughts, the cold rain, and a lonely room in the bed and breakfast down the road, she didn't feel like leaving just yet.
It sounded pretty, like the poof the desert dust made when the first drops of rain fell.
He smelled of sweet rain and dark grasses, his taste just as exotic.
I learned how the sun and the rain make to grow out of the ground every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, how birds build their nests and live and thrive from land to land, how the squirrel, the deer, the lion and every other creature finds food and shelter.
Perhaps on that spring morning when Adam and Eve were driven out of Eden Walden Pond was already in existence, and even then breaking up in a gentle spring rain accompanied with mist and a southerly wind, and covered with myriads of ducks and geese, which had not heard of the fall, when still such pure lakes sufficed them.
At length the sun's rays have attained the right angle, and warm winds blow up mist and rain and melt the snowbanks, and the sun, dispersing the mist, smiles on a checkered landscape of russet and white smoking with incense, through which the traveller picks his way from islet to islet, cheered by the music of a thousand tinkling rills and rivulets whose veins are filled with the blood of winter which they are bearing off.
One morning, between seven and eight, returning after a sleepless night, he sent for embers, changed his rain-soaked underclothes, said his prayers, drank tea, got warm, then tidied up the things on the table and in his own corner, and, his face glowing from exposure to the wind and with nothing on but his shirt, lay down on his back, putting his arms under his head.
That curly grass which always grows by country roadsides became clearly visible, still wet with the night's rain; the drooping branches of the birches, also wet, swayed in the wind and flung down bright drops of water to one side.
Tiny drops of rain spattered their faces as she took his hand again and dismounted.
Quinn lit the large stove to stave off the cold as rain pounded the metal roof above us.
The four of us retreated to the first floor, amid a rain of questions while he remained upstairs.
He pushed his way into the small apartment and flung the unusual Miami rain from his clothes.
The cool rain felt good against his hot skin, and he stood in the dark walkway between the gym and the house, soothed by the storm.
The rain fell harder, and Jule broke into a trot.
I can't see you in the rain digging a hole for a toaster.
This second one was a Rain of People-and-Horse-and-Buggy.
A long war, not with cranes, but with weeds, those Trojans who had sun and rain and dews on their side.
The horses, being drenched by the rain, all looked black whether chestnut or bay.
The rain had stopped, and only the mist was falling and drops from the trees.
He leaned forward as he helped her dismount at the barn, rain rolling off the brim of his hat in a stream.
It mixed with the rain to drip pink puddles on the ceramic floor.
He'd hitchhiked between towns and walked cross-country, admiring the Irish landscape as he went and cursing the cold, incessant rain of late autumn.
She darted through the cold rain into the warm car and tossed her things in back.
Fed up with the cold and rain again, he spun her and slung her over his shoulder.
He strode toward the end of the alley, wanting out of the rain as much as he wanted to talk to the intriguing woman over his shoulder.
She closed her eyes to the gentle flow and strange sensations: Jule's warmth, her father's hot-cold rain, the ancient power of the ruins.
"By the way," said the man with the star, looking steadily at the Sorcerer, "you told us yesterday that there would not be a second Rain of Stones.
There was thunder and lightning; the wind blew hard; the rain poured.
It was raining very hard and he had a very large umbrella to keep off the rain-drops.
Clouds gathered and drops of rain began to fall on the dead and wounded, on the frightened, exhausted, and hesitating men, as if to say: Enough, men!
At times a sort of mist descended, and then suddenly heavy slanting rain came down.
Howie and I were relegated to shucking more corn and cutting up strawberries on the covered front porch as we watched the rain continue to fall.
He pulled her to her feet and against the wall, where the rain was less harsh.
She locked her doors and wiped rain from her face.
The rain picked up again.
Unlike the cold rain of her father's energy, theirs was warm and cheerful, like her bond to Jule.
"The Rain of Stones has done much damage to our city," he said, "and we shall hold you responsible for it unless you can prove your innocence."
Rostov threw his cloak over his shoulders, shouted to Lavrushka to follow with the things, and--now slipping in the mud, now splashing right through it--set off with Ilyin in the lessening rain and the darkness that was occasionally rent by distant lightning.
Mentally addressing the rain, he repeated: Now then, now then, go on!
Peasants having no clear idea of the cause of rain, say, according to whether they want rain or fine weather: "The wind has blown the clouds away," or, "The wind has brought up the clouds."
On all sides they saw rain-soaked officers with dejected faces who seemed to be seeking something, and soldiers dragging doors, benches, and fencing from the village.
Gotta go, Rain-man.
It's supposed to rain tonight.
"It's just rain, Ully. I know where we're going," Toby said.
"Why did you wickedly and viciously send the Rain of Stones to crack and break our houses?" he continued.
Where does all the rain water go?
On the twenty-fourth the weather cleared up after a spell of rain, and after dinner Pierre left Moscow.
She would say, when speaking of the growth of a plant, "Mother Nature sends the sunshine and the rain to make the trees and the grass and the flowers grow."
Denisov in a felt cloak and a sheepskin cap from which the rain ran down was riding a thin thoroughbred horse with sunken sides.
The scent of rain and oil made her nose crinkle after so long in the condo.
Rhyn was alone on the island sanctuary in his dreams and awoke to the feeling that his magic had slipped even more from its binding. His body was hot from the inside out despite the cold rain falling in the forest. The fire had died overnight. He pushed the waterproof cloak off him.