When the farmers could not get to the woods and swamps with their teams, and were obliged to cut down the shade trees before their houses, and, when the crust was harder, cut off the trees in the swamps, ten feet from the ground, as it appeared the next spring.
The camping area was a riot of color, with thousands of bodies wrapped in every tone and shade of tight-fitting Lycra, each an individual fashion statement on a rock-hard frame.
He was much older with a full head of silver hair, a similar shade of dark eyes, and a lean build.
He shifted uncomfortably and his neck turned a darker shade of red.
"Jeff and I used to bike a lot when Randy was just an infant," she reminisced, as she rested in the shade of a giant maple.
You belong to the gentry? he concluded with a shade of inquiry in his tone.
Brandon focused his attention on the food in his plate, his face turning a dark shade of red.
Her favorite feature, her eyes, had always been a pretty shade of turquoise.
Evelyn handled it all with cheerfulness while Kiera stressed over the shade of flowers clashing with the décor, and the cake containing nuts, which Romas was allergic to.
She wasn't surprised to see the man in the thick robes move to the cooler shade of the house.
They were the same shade of white as the rest of his teeth and seemed a natural extension from his gums.
But even in this I can see lately a shade of improvement.
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.
She appeared to be telling a story, and not a very good one based on the angry shade to her features.
The muscles of his upper body bulged as he sparred, their changing shapes amplified by a play of shade and sunlight.
Darian moved forward as if in a dream, stopping within the shade of apple trees as he gazed at the scene before him.
On the mainland, and more especially on the eastern slope, the temperature is cooler, the thermometer seldom rising above 93° in the shade, and falling at night below 70°.
Every shade of feeling finds expression through her mobile features.
This shade of deference also disturbed Pierre.
Inside was the most beautiful gown she'd ever seen in a mysterious shade of dark blue sprinkled with silver sequins.
She understood why he liked the spot; the scent of honeysuckle and herbs was thick in the air, the manicured gardens pleasant to look at and the awning providing the right amount of cool shade from the midmorning Georgia sun.
They are remarkable for skill in the massing of light and shade, richness and delicacy of colouring, and for the admirable style in which the drapery of the figures is handled, Bartolommeo having been the first to introduce and use the lay-figure with joints.
In summer the sun has great power, and the temperature reaches 100° in the shade, with hot winds blowing from the interior.
About noon they stopped to allow Jim to rest in the shade of a pretty orchard.
They make a pleasant shade and the little birds love to swing to and fro and sing sweetly up in the trees.
That's Roman wormwood--that's pigweed--that's sorrel--that's piper-grass--have at him, chop him up, turn his roots upward to the sun, don't let him have a fibre in the shade, if you do he'll turn himself t' other side up and be as green as a leek in two days.
Whoever camps for a week in summer by the shore of a pond, needs only bury a pail of water a few feet deep in the shade of his camp to be independent of the luxury of ice.
And when after Pierre's departure Helene returned to Petersburg, she was received by all her acquaintances not only cordially, but even with a shade of deference due to her misfortune.
The left side of the forest was dark in the shade, the right side glittered in the sunlight, wet and shiny and scarcely swayed by the breeze.
There was a shade of condescension and patronage in his treatment of Berg and Vera.
It is a ray of light in the darkness, a shade between sadness and despair, showing the possibility of consolation.
All chlorophyll plants require light, but in very different degrees, as exemplified even in the United Kingdom by the shade-bearing beech and yew contrasted with the light-demanding larch and birch; and as with temperature so with light, every plant and even every organ has its optimum of illumination.
The leaves of shade plants have little or no differentiation of palisade tissue.
The highest recorded temperature in the shade at Melbourne is 110.7°, and the lowest 27°, but it is rare for the summer heat to exceed 85°, or for the winter temperature in the daytime to fall below 40°.
In the royal Siamese breed the head is rather long and pointed, the body also elongated with relatively slender limbs, the coat glossy and close, the eyes blue, and the general colour some shade of cream or pink, with the face, ears, feet, under-parts, and tail chocolate or seal-brown.
Macaulay in especial exerted all his art, though in contradiction of probability and fact, to deepen still further the shade which rests upon his reputation.
The collection of animals included a donkey, horse, ostrich and a llama, all of which were either relaxing in the shade or inside the barn.
The cool forest shade was soon defeated by the lack of air movement.
Any suggestion of an open window shade or even a night-light was summarily dismissed.
Today it's warm, but after you've hugged ice for a few hours in the shade, you'll be glad you took time to dress sensibly.
Unlike the cheerful white walls of the house, the tall wall was the unwelcome shade of dark grey that she'd begun to despise after days in the spaceships surrounded by it.
There were no trees for shade, and Iliana.s labored breathing worried her.