The snow melted, leaving in its wake a harvest of spring flowers.
The night air of spring was chilly in the mountains.
Spring is around the corner.
It's so lovely a tour on a spring afternoon.
I can see from my perch a window downstairs in back remains open to catch the lovely spring breeze.
I don't know how the ranch ever saw a spring without your sunny smile.
Evelyn did have a way of making even the most gruesome day of spring cleaning fun.
She walked slowly, taking in everything from the patches of blue sky visible through the trees to the spring flowers sprinkling the forest floor.
It seemed as if the spirit of spring had passed through the summer-house.
One day in spring four men were riding on horseback along a country road.
There is a spring in my step and a note on my lips, until I realize the awful truth of my situation and am forced to hold back my tears.
I recently put a new inner spring mattress on the bed, but the rest of it is exactly as she left it.
It was spring and she was ravenously hungry.
In addition to the scenery, we have a million gallon hot spring pool run by the town.
In a few days the beautiful spring will be here.
Warmed by the spring sunshine he sat in the caleche looking at the new grass, the first leaves on the birches, and the first puffs of white spring clouds floating across the clear blue sky.
They're having a spring festival at the preschool and I'm taking the boys.
There was nothing at all within a few feet of him, aside from knee-high wild flowers waving happily in the spring breeze.
The Deans had utilized the site a half dozen times, including, in December, the council-sponsored full moon nighttime outing, followed by a dip in the town's hot spring pool.
Oh, spring, hurry up.
You're always welcome to call me, and I hope you think of me when you're prepping for the Spring Gala.
In the spring of 1893 a club was started in Tuscumbia, of which Mrs. Keller was president, to establish a public library.
I love the beautiful spring, because the budding trees and the blossoming flowers and the tender green leaves fill my heart with joy.
Ducks and geese frequent it in the spring and fall, the white-bellied swallows (Hirundo bicolor) skim over it, and the peetweets (Totanus macularius) "teeter" along its stony shores all summer.
Spring will be too late to witness the kidding.
"I'm off to shoot hoops with a kid I met at the hot spring pool," he said.
In Joe's eyes, the sun rose and set on his eldest daughter Jen, who was a super achiever, pretty as spring, and a delight to be around.
Trickling water circled the oasis, its source a small spring in the center.
President Roosevelt had little difficulty last spring in making Miss Keller understand him, and especially requested Miss Sullivan not to spell into her hand.
As every season seems best to us in its turn, so the coming in of spring is like the creation of Cosmos out of Chaos and the realization of the Golden Age.
The verdure had thickened and its bright green stood out sharply against the brownish strips of winter rye trodden down by the cattle, and against the pale-yellow stubble of the spring buckwheat.
Perhaps the wolf was waiting to spring upon him.
It was early in the spring, just after I had learned to speak.
Suddenly I felt my bed shake, and a wolf seemed to spring on me and snarl in my face.
That devilish Iron Horse, whose ear-rending neigh is heard throughout the town, has muddied the Boiling Spring with his foot, and he it is that has browsed off all the woods on Walden shore, that Trojan horse, with a thousand men in his belly, introduced by mercenary Greeks!
Sometimes the well dent is visible, where once a spring oozed; now dry and tearless grass; or it was covered deep--not to be discovered till some late day--with a flat stone under the sod, when the last of the race departed.
It is surprising that they are caught here--that in this deep and capacious spring, far beneath the rattling teams and chaises and tinkling sleighs that travel the Walden road, this great gold and emerald fish swims.
In almost all climes the tortoise and the frog are among the precursors and heralds of this season, and birds fly with song and glancing plumage, and plants spring and bloom, and winds blow, to correct this slight oscillation of the poles and preserve the equilibrium of nature.
In a pleasant spring morning all men's sins are forgiven.
In like manner the evil which one does in the interval of a day prevents the germs of virtues which began to spring up again from developing themselves and destroys them.
Shall he turn his spring into summer?
These may be but the spring months in the life of the race.
The southern spring, the comfortable rapid traveling in a Vienna carriage, and the solitude of the road, all had a gladdening effect on Pierre.
That spring a new disease broke out among the soldiers, a swelling of the arms, legs, and face, which the doctors attributed to eating this root.
"Oh, the spring, I suppose," he thought as he turned round.
"Spring, love, happiness!" this oak seemed to say.
It was now hot spring weather.
Farther back beyond the dark trees a roof glittered with dew, to the right was a leafy tree with brilliantly white trunk and branches, and above it shone the moon, nearly at its full, in a pale, almost starless, spring sky.
But in the spring of that year, he received a letter from his mother, written without his father's knowledge, and that letter persuaded him to return.
Natasha had married in the early spring of 1813, and in 1820 already had three daughters besides a son for whom she had longed and whom she was now nursing.
Here in the spring time south, I have no such fear because I'm not stupid as he apparently was.
In less than a month in early spring our lives were totally changed and we loved it.
Until the attack was defended and defeated, Christmas mornings, autumn leaves, spring flowers and summer picnics were no more than passing dreams.
While this Greenbriar Road property is not quite so inviting, a spring lock on a back door was no serious test.
His features were stoic, his beautiful purple eyes the color of spring flowers.
"It's like these books and when you open them, these movies spring up," she said, motioning with her hands.
They'd made it through the blahs of winter and the doldrums of spring, managing to satisfy most, if not all, of the bill collectors.
The front walk was banked with crimson petunias, the lawn spring-green and the window-boxed geraniums aglow.
He'll go back to school in September, but miss the spring semester, and not graduate.
Fitzgerald told me he's going to spring you tomorrow morning.
The human senses that made her gasp at the colors of spring flowers were also ill-made to defend them against Immortals and deities.
Could be an underground spring or river or something causing them to move.
"It's like these books and when you open them, these movies spring up," she said, motioning with her hands.
It was one of those perfect spring days that held the promise of summer.
They found the bull close to the spring, dead and partially consumed, his horns still entangled in brush.
The spring air was heavy and humid already in Atlanta; it felt like summer.
The shade of the forest where Gabe emerged was cool, the spring sunshine warm.
She heard the door to the bedroom close and retreated from the chilly spring air back into her room.
Gabe sat back, eyes on Fate, who looked little more concerned than any other college kid on spring break.
So were early autumn frosts and late spring freezes.
The facility was funded in part by the city's recreation department, whose funds were, for the most part, generated from the highly profitable hot spring pool that operated year around at the edge of town.
Best I can determine, she married the reverend in the spring of '99. The letter before that time talks about the wedding.
A breath of almost spring-like weather assailed him.
But Monday, the dance master played a different tune—a beautiful Viennese waltz of warm air and sunshine that teased of spring, still months in the future.
Why let a hint of spring pass by unutilized?
Here the road was dry and only a few cars passed him before he drifted past a private hot spring, along the wide curve and by the County fairgrounds before entering Ridgway.
She was dressed for spring in only a light sweater and glared at Dean as if he were a street mugger before surrendering her torn and ancient luggage.
I'll hang the spring and winter landscapes in my music room; maybe you can help me decide where to put the still life.
At last, the first signs of spring were evident.
One brief spring, musical with the song of robin and mocking-bird, one summer rich in fruit and roses, one autumn of gold and crimson sped by and left their gifts at the feet of an eager, delighted child.
It was in the spring of 1890 that I learned to speak.
In the spring we made excursions to various places of interest.
I love every word of "Spring" and "Spring Has Come."
But when I read "Spring Has Come," lo!
Everything was fresh and spring-like, and we stayed out of doors all day.
They spent the rest of the spring reading and studying.
Near the landing there is a beautiful little spring, which Helen calls "squirrel-cup," because I told her the squirrels came there to drink.
I reminded her of the corn, beans and watermelon-seed she had planted in the spring, and told her that the tall corn in the garden, and the beans and watermelon vines had grown from those seeds.
The warm winds blow The waters flow And robin dear, Is come to show That Spring is here.
One warm, sunny day in early spring, when we were at the North, the balmy atmosphere appears to have brought to her mind the sentiment expressed by Longfellow in "Hiawatha," and she almost sings with the poet: "The ground was all aquiver with the stir of new life.
I knew that in that sunny land spring had come in all its splendour.
It shows how the child-mind gathers into itself words it has heard, and how they lurk there ready to come out when the key that releases the spring is touched.
They have no friend Iolaus to burn with a hot iron the root of the hydra's head, but as soon as one head is crushed, two spring up.
With consummate skill he has set his trap with a hair spring to catch comfort and independence, and then, as he turned away, got his own leg into it.
They were pleasant spring days, in which the winter of man's discontent was thawing as well as the earth, and the life that had lain torpid began to stretch itself.
Well, there I might live, I said; and there I did live, for an hour, a summer and a winter life; saw how I could let the years run off, buffet the winter through, and see the spring come in.
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.
The temperature of the Boiling Spring the same day was 45º, or the warmest of any water tried, though it is the coldest that I know of in summer, when, beside, shallow and stagnant surface water is not mingled with it.
In the warmest weather I usually placed a pailful in my cellar, where it became cool in the night, and remained so during the day; though I also resorted to a spring in the neighborhood.
The vivacious lilac still grows, unfolding its sweet-scented flowers each spring.
Ay, the deep Walden Pond and cool Brister's Spring--privilege to drink long and healthy draughts at these, all unimproved by these men but to dilute their glass.
Again, perhaps, Nature will try, with me for a first settler, and my house raised last spring to be the oldest in the hamlet.
A little flock of these titmice came daily to pick a dinner out of my woodpile, or the crumbs at my door, with faint flitting lisping notes, like the tinkling of icicles in the grass, or else with sprightly day day day, or more rarely, in spring-like days, a wiry summery phe-be from the woodside.
If the forest is cut off, the sprouts and bushes which spring up afford them concealment, and they become more numerous than ever.
One has suggested, that if such a "leach-hole" should be found, its connection with the meadow, if any existed, might be proved by conveying some colored powder or sawdust to the mouth of the hole, and then putting a strainer over the spring in the meadow, which would catch some of the particles carried through by the current.
The night is the winter, the morning and evening are the spring and fall, and the noon is the summer.
Fresh curls spring from the baldest brow.
But this spring it broke up more steadily, as I have said.
So I came in, and shut the door, and passed my first spring night in the woods.
In the spring of 1807 he decided to return to Petersburg.
His health was better in the winter, but last spring his wound reopened and the doctor said he ought to go away for a cure.
When spring came on, the soldiers found a plant just showing out of the ground that looked like asparagus, which, for some reason, they called "Mashka's sweet root."
Only the dead-looking evergreen firs dotted about in the forest, and this oak, refused to yield to the charm of spring or notice either the spring or the sunshine.
There is no spring, no sun, no happiness!
The peasants say that a cold wind blows in late spring because the oaks are budding, and really every spring cold winds do blow when the oak is budding.
Pierre turned back, giving a spring now and then to keep up with her.
At the stagecoach office she booked passage on the next coach to Spring Town.
By the time he was successful, he was nearly to the park, south of Ouray's hot spring pool.
That was a game Dean had no intention of playing and the silence draped the room like a spring fog.
Once this ball gets rolling, it will speed up and, because of it, we will all wake up each morning with a little extra spring in our step and sparkle in our eye.
I have water from the spring, and a loaf of brown bread on the shelf.--Hark!
I had dug out the spring and made a well of clear gray water, where I could dip up a pailful without roiling it, and thither I went for this purpose almost every day in midsummer, when the pond was warmest.
The whole bank, which is from twenty to forty feet high, is sometimes overlaid with a mass of this kind of foliage, or sandy rupture, for a quarter of a mile on one or both sides, the produce of one spring day.
The tightly coiled spring was released, the clock began to whirr and the chimes to play.
The whole summer, from spring sowing to harvest, he was busy with the work on his farm.
You spring something on me and then you just shut me out - like what I feel isn't important.
He pulled the robe over her exposed body, feeling the urge to run to the gym or call Jenn for a quickie to relieve the sexual spring within him.
As they approached the spring, the smell of rotting flesh was strong.
When the stream became visible, the flow was light, a far cry from the raging torrent Dean remembered from late spring when the melting snow increased the flow of the Uncompahgre a hundred fold.
She talks forward of the spring; seeing the flowers and the young people riding on these new wheels called bicycles, but I think to myself she'll not last the winter.
We have seen it most recently and most profoundly in the Arab Spring, where the motto we see again and again is Ash-sha'b yurid isqat an-nizam, or "The people want to bring down the regime."
Immediately beyond the forest, on a downward slope, lay a field of spring rye.
Today she was absent, home nursing child number five, down with a spring fever, or just plain Spring Fever.
In the spring of '49 I talked with the man who lives nearest the pond in Sudbury, who told me that it was he who got out this tree ten or fifteen years before.
The balmy spring air was warm, even after dusk fell.
It precedes the green and flowery spring, as mythology precedes regular poetry.
His bite was sharp enough to make tears spring into her eyes.
This is that portion, also, where in the spring, the ice being warmed by the heat of the sun reflected from the bottom, and also transmitted through the earth, melts first and forms a narrow canal about the still frozen middle.
Ay, every leaf and twig and stone and cobweb sparkles now at mid-afternoon as when covered with dew in a spring morning.
When the frost comes out in the spring, and even in a thawing day in the winter, the sand begins to flow down the slopes like lava, sometimes bursting out through the snow and overflowing it where no sand was to be seen before.