Living in that house and using the pool would be like a summer vacation, not a job.
You've got the summer off.
The summer had been very dry and the corn crop had failed.
It was warm and sweet, like a summer rain.
In the course of the summer I had discovered a raft of pitch pine logs with the bark on, pinned together by the Irish when the railroad was built.
Across the lake, the beginning glow of from the late summer sun broke through the low clouds, signaling an end to the rain.
They sold like homemade ice cream on a summer day.
Parents kept their children at home, especially in the summer, and certainly away from public swimming areas.
It was summer, a wonderful time of year in New Hampshire and on Friday, three weeks after her first visit, Julie returned to Keene.
He didn't even mind the caravan of slow moving campers and motor homes that crawled along the summer byway, frequently stopping for photos of the majestic scenery before them.
The doctors said that she could not get on without medical treatment, so they kept her in the stifling atmosphere of the town, and the Rostovs did not move to the country that summer of 1812.
My most vivid recollection of that summer is the ocean.
In the middle of the summer Princess Mary received an unexpected letter from Prince Andrew in Switzerland in which he gave her strange and surprising news.
This same summer the pond has begun to fall again.
She was used to the teenage fits of temperament after spending the summer with her newly turned twenty-year-old brother.
The school was planning a summer fund-raiser and she had volunteered, so she was getting ready to go to a meeting.
One beautiful summer day, not long after my meeting with Dr. Holmes, Miss Sullivan and I visited Whittier in his quiet home on the Merrimac.
Storefronts facing south were opening their doors to the summer-warm sun in spite of the temperature still hovering in the twenties.
I discovered the true way to walk when I was a year old, and during the radiant summer days that followed I was never still a minute....
When all outside is cold and white, when the little children of the woodland are gone to their nurseries in the warm earth, and the empty nests on the bare trees fill with snow, my window-garden glows and smiles, making summer within while it is winter without.
These were the shrines I visited both summer and winter.
In general, the summer of 1812 was remarkable for its storms.
His moods came and went like summer storms.
Quinn put him in Washington, in the summer of 1864.
But now, all she wants to do is— have sex with me, like we're still kids and she can turn the clock back to hot nights and summer camp.
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.
I was in the North, enjoying the last beautiful days of the summer of 1896, when I heard the news of my father's death.
I promised to visit him again the following summer, but he died before the promise was fulfilled.
During the summer Miss Sullivan was away from Helen for three months and a half, the first separation of teacher and pupil.
When the Perkins Institution closed for the summer, Helen and Miss Sullivan went to Tuscumbia.
In the summer they attended the meeting at Chautauqua of the American Association for the Promotion of the Teaching of Speech to the Deaf, where Miss Sullivan read a paper on Helen Keller's education.
I have scarcely any doubt that Miss Canby's little book was read to Helen, by Mrs. Hopkins, in the summer of 1888.
A beautiful summer day had dawned, the day on which I was to make the acquaintance of a somber and mysterious friend.
In our climate, in the summer, it was formerly almost solely a covering at night.
The rest pay an annual tax for this outside garment of all, become indispensable summer and winter, which would buy a village of Indian wigwams, but now helps to keep them poor as long as they live.
I got out several cords of stumps in plowing, which supplied me with fuel for a long time, and left small circles of virgin mould, easily distinguishable through the summer by the greater luxuriance of the beans there.
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.
But now one answers from far woods in a strain made really melodious by distance--Hoo hoo hoo, hoorer hoo; and indeed for the most part it suggested only pleasing associations, whether heard by day or night, summer or winter.
In clear weather, in summer, they appear blue at a little distance, especially if agitated, and at a great distance all appear alike.
This is particularly distinct to one standing on the middle of the pond in winter, just after a light snow has fallen, appearing as a clear undulating white line, unobscured by weeds and twigs, and very obvious a quarter of a mile off in many places where in summer it is hardly distinguishable close at hand.
It is commonly higher in the winter and lower in the summer, though not corresponding to the general wet and dryness.
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.
Moreover, in summer, Walden never becomes so warm as most water which is exposed to the sun, on account of its depth.
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.
He cuts and saws the solid pond, unroofs the house of fishes, and carts off their very element and air, held fast by chains and stakes like corded wood, through the favoring winter air, to wintry cellars, to underlie the summer there.
This heap, made in the winter of '46-7 and estimated to contain ten thousand tons, was finally covered with hay and boards; and though it was unroofed the following July, and a part of it carried off, the rest remaining exposed to the sun, it stood over that summer and the next winter, and was not quite melted till September, 1848.
So, also, every one who has waded about the shores of the pond in summer must have perceived how much warmer the water is close to the shore, where only three or four inches deep, than a little distance out, and on the surface where it is deep, than near the bottom.
If you are chosen town clerk, forsooth, you cannot go to Tierra del Fuego this summer: but you may go to the land of infernal fire nevertheless.
It was a cloudless, northern, summer night.
Why are we not together as we were last summer, in your big study, on the blue sofa, the confidential sofa?
This young man, of whom I spoke to you last summer, is so noble-minded and full of that real youthfulness which one seldom finds nowadays among our old men of twenty and, particularly, he is so frank and has so much heart.
As a result he could not go to the country with the rest of the family, but was kept all summer in Moscow by his new duties.
When I was in Kiev, Crazy Cyril says to me (he's one of God's own and goes barefoot summer and winter), he says, 'Why are you not going to the right place?
In the summer of 1809 Pierre returned to Petersburg.
She told her how he had complimented her, how he told her he was going abroad, asked her where they were going to spend the summer, and then how he had asked her about Boris.
The hares had already half changed their summer coats, the fox cubs were beginning to scatter, and the young wolves were bigger than dogs.
As soon as the sun appeared in a clear strip of sky beneath the clouds, the wind fell, as if it dared not spoil the beauty of the summer morning after the storm; drops still continued to fall, but vertically now, and all was still.
Even at ten o'clock, when the Rostovs got out of their carriage at the chapel, the sultry air, the shouts of hawkers, the light and gay summer clothes of the crowd, the dusty leaves of the trees on the boulevard, the sounds of the band and the white trousers of a battalion marching to parade, the rattling of wheels on the cobblestones, and the brilliant, hot sunshine were all full of that summer languor, that content and discontent with the present, which is most strongly felt on a bright, hot day in town.
On the contrary it tormented her more than anything else of late, and particularly so on this bright, hot summer day in town.
The thought that both her sons were at the war, had both gone from under her wing, that today or tomorrow either or both of them might be killed like the three sons of one of her acquaintances, struck her that summer for the first time with cruel clearness.
The house was furnished, so she didn't have much to move – just a few pieces of her parent's furniture and some summer clothes.
Quinn has a sabbatical from teaching and is using it all summer for a college project.
The summer you two came up here, I had a major crush on my handsome California cousin but you were seven years older than me and didn't know I existed.
I've spent half my summer nights in that room working on my tests.
Only a sense it was summer because the corn was high.
He's run it all summer, Martha said, handing Howie a glass.
She and I were best pals every summer up here.
Teaching classes was unexciting to him and Martha recently told me his summer plant testing project was a major disappointment.
Naturally, the statute of limitations has expired so he's as free as a summer breeze.
The Buen was nearly full, but as the season crept toward the Fourth of July and the heart of summer, finding a dinner seat anywhere in Ouray would often require patience.
The words just lay there like road kill on a summer highway.
Paul and Paulette babbled about Telluride and how they wanted an early start for the fifty-mile trip on this summer sunshine morning.
It was a weekly summer ritual for one or the other, but seldom both; they enjoyed stocking up on local-grown produce.
All the peaks remained snow-capped, giving sharply defined contrast to the green of their slopes and the blue of the summer sky.
The timing was propitious, as black clouds had begun to roll up the valley and gather above them, the advance guard of a summer shower.
In my younger days I slept on the ground half the summer, but old age makes you stiff.
"Nonsense. Summer storms are as common as a fat man at a pie fair," he said as the ancient Scout lurched forward.
My brother Ralph and I used to summer here when we were children.
I've been visiting the San Juans every summer now for the last twenty years.
All I do is pull the battery and store the old gal together with half my gear and the next summer she's as raring and ready as I am.
I played the vampire in a summer stock production.
After parking his vehicle—no easy chore with the summer traffic—he entered the beautiful and ornate Victorian hotel.
The trunk was one of five that circled them, all large square affairs—foot lockers for summer camp.
The window was open to the summer evening and the bottle-opening revelers could be heard clearly as he sat on their bed.
However, the woman and her husband were leaving to continue a summer-long trip westward.
I watched it last summer and that was enough.
The afternoon sun was high in the sky, baking the revelers in summer warmth as they clustered around the intersection of Sixth and Main Street, the site of the infamous water fight.
When I called Billy to tell him I was coming out this summer, he mentioned he'd found some old bones in a mine but he was afraid of getting in trouble for breaking in.
Aunt Helen invited us back the next summer, but we were still too frightened to come.
She had removed the sides of the shelter a few weeks ago for the summer so they would have fresh air and a breeze as well.
Later that summer Lori was put on probation.
The winter season precluded the front porch rocking chair conferences of last summer and since the past autumn the group's confabs had been replaced with side-of-the-bed meetings in the Deans' quarters.
Her face shone with a glowing smile like a summer sunrise.
One summer he went over the sea to Italy; for his name was well known there, and many people wished to hear him sing.
This was in the summer of 1886.
I recall many incidents of the summer of 1887 that followed my soul's sudden awakening.
It seemed as if the spirit of spring had passed through the summer-house.
Then he went to live in the leafy pool at the end of the garden, where he made the summer nights musical with his quaint love-song.
Just before the Perkins Institution closed for the summer, it was arranged that my teacher and I should spend our vacation at Brewster, on Cape Cod, with our dear friend, Mrs. Hopkins.
I spent the autumn months with my family at our summer cottage, on a mountain about fourteen miles from Tuscumbia.
I represent my teacher as saying to me of the golden autumn leaves, "Yes, they are beautiful enough to comfort us for the flight of summer"--an idea direct from Miss Canby's story.
The summer and winter following the "Frost King" incident I spent with my family in Alabama.
In the summer of 1901 I visited Nova Scotia, and had opportunities such as I had not enjoyed before to make the acquaintance of the ocean.
Last summer I spent in one of the loveliest nooks of one of the most charming villages in New England.
But I must not forget that I was going to write about last summer in particular.
I received the letter which you wrote to me last summer, and I thank you for it.
When the Wright-Humason School closed for the summer, Miss Sullivan and Helen went South.
My heart is too full of sadness to dwell upon the happiness the summer has brought me.
July 9, 1897. ...Teacher and I are going to spend the summer at Wrentham, Mass. with our friends, the Chamberlins.
You will be glad to hear that my mother, and little sister and brother are coming north to spend this summer with me.
Thus far my summer has been sweeter than anything I can remember.
Mr. Wilson, a teacher at Florence, and a friend of the Kellers', studied at Harvard the summer before and went to the Perkins Institution to learn if anything could be done for his friend's child.
Her father wrote to her last summer that the birds and bees were eating all his grapes.
Helen and I spent the summer of 1888 with Mrs. Hopkins at her home in Brewster, Mass., where she kindly relieved me a part of the time, of the care of Helen.
But the brightest summer has winter behind it.
The summer, in some climates, makes possible to man a sort of Elysian life.
I kept Homer's Iliad on my table through the summer, though I looked at his page only now and then.
I did not read books the first summer; I hoed beans.
The whistle of the locomotive penetrates my woods summer and winter, sounding like the scream of a hawk sailing over some farmer's yard, informing me that many restless city merchants are arriving within the circle of the town, or adventurous country traders from the other side.
Regularly at half-past seven, in one part of the summer, after the evening train had gone by, the whip-poor-wills chanted their vespers for half an hour, sitting on a stump by my door, or upon the ridge-pole of the house.
If he and his family would live simply, they might all go a-huckleberrying in the summer for their amusement.
I thus warmed myself by the still glowing embers which the summer, like a departed hunter, had left.
It may be that he lays up no treasures in this world which will cool his summer drink in the next.
For the Pavlograd hussars, however, the whole of this retreat during the finest period of summer and with sufficient supplies was a very simple and agreeable business.
Natasha with animated and excited face was telling him how she had gone to look for mushrooms the previous summer and had lost her way in the big forest.
Only Marya Dmitrievna Akhrosimova, who had come to Petersburg that summer to see one of her sons, allowed herself plainly to express an opinion contrary to the general one.
Count Rostopchin had only that morning returned to town from his summer villa at Sokolniki.
Once in summer he had sent for the village elder from Bogucharovo, a man who had succeeded to the post when Dron died and who was accused of dishonesty and various irregularities.
The whole summer, from spring sowing to harvest, he was busy with the work on his farm.
Next summer I'll take him to Petersburg, said Nicholas.
The goal of our offered summer sojourn was described as a seasonal cabin on a small lake in near Wolfboro, New Hampshire.
That was my summer life.
School, which will begin tomorrow, is only a few days from summer recess.
After he spent years in prison, he was released last summer, in California.
We did our own canning, especially pickles, and I picked berries every summer so my mom could make jelly.
And so the seasons went rolling on into summer, as one rambles into higher and higher grass.
You've got a better summer job, if you'll accept.
Listen, I got a summer job in the Mountains as a sitter and it includes room and board.
Until the attack was defended and defeated, Christmas mornings, autumn leaves, spring flowers and summer picnics were no more than passing dreams.
I guess it was summer time.
When you're only going to work for the summer, you can't be too picky.
She meant what she said; she had no friends, but a long time ago, she'd had one whose family had a summer cottage near the coast.
Next summer Mildred will go out in the garden with me and pick the big sweet strawberries and then she will be very happy.