She saw the thaw from the cactus daring anyone to touch him to the man she'd spoken to on the phone.
Gabriel felt a thaw deep within him, one fed by the hope that arguing over her sweaters was the worst they'd face from here on out.
I sensed a thaw in you.
While she could never fully understand what it was to have the weight of a planet on her shoulders for fifteen years, her resentment toward A'Ran's rigid sense of duty began to thaw as Evelyn went on.
Now, thanks to an early February thaw, it was warm enough to haul out the front porch rockers and pretend it was summer in the warmth of the mid-afternoon sun.
It was frozen, but it would soon thaw in this heat.
She was gradually accepting his touch, a subtle sign of a thaw she probably didn't realize she was doing.
After it had lasted for a month, a thaw of four days, from the 26th to the 29th of January, took place, but this thaw was succeeded by a renewal of the frost, so severe that the river soon became one immovable sheet of ice.
But a sudden thaw imperilled his force and he had to make a painful retreat along the dykes to Utrecht.
When required for use they are removed to cool sheds to thaw, and are then gradually inured to higher temperatures.
She was made assistant in ethnology at the Peabody Museum in 1882, and received the Thaw fellowship in 1891; was president of the Anthropological Society of Washington and of the American Folk-Lore Society, and vice-president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and, working through the Woman's National Indian Association, introduced a system of making small loans to Indians, wherewith they might buy land and houses.
Transverse chains are thrown off from the main chain, and are separated by deep narrow valleys, some of which are watered by streams of considerable size, which, at the spring thaw, bring down a remarkable bulk of detritus.
One is Mrs. William Thaw, of Pittsburgh, whom I have often visited in her home, Lyndhurst.
TO MRS. WILLIAM THAW New York, October 16, 1895.
TO MRS. WILLIAM THAW 37 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, Mass., December 2, 1896. ...It takes me a long time to prepare my lessons, because I have to have every word of them spelled out in my hand.
TO MRS. WILLIAM THAW 12 Newbury Street, Boston, December 19th, 1898. ...I realize now what a selfish, greedy girl I was to ask that my cup of happiness should be filled to overflowing, without stopping to think how many other people's cups were quite empty.
I have had a letter from Mrs. Thaw with regard to the possibility of doing something for these children.
A thaw had set in, it was muddy and cold, the ice on the river broke, and the roads became impassable.