He kept up the communication for six months, in all weathers, and found that ordinary commercial messages could be transmitted at the rate of 15 to 20 words a minute.
The surface is often remarkably honeycombed, and the rock weathers into pinnacles, pillars and arches of extraordinary shapes.
Instead of the close protection from the outer air, the respirators, and the fancy diets of our fathers, the modern poitrinaire camps out in the open air in all weathers, is fed with solid food, and in his exercise and otherwise is ruled with minute particularity according to the indications of the clinical thermometer and other symptoms. The almost reckless reliance on climate, which, at Davos for instance, marked the transition from the older to the modern methods, has of late been sobered, and supplemented by more systematic attention to all that concerns the mode of life of the invalid.
Weathers, Practical Guide to Garden Plants (1901).
Meanwhile, against Mustapha's better judgment, Piali induced the council of war to attack St Elmo, in order to open the way for his fleet to an anchorage, safe in all weathers, in Marsamuscetto harbour.
The harbour formed by the Bay of Tangier is an extensive one, the best Morocco possesses, and good in all weathers except during a strong east wind, but vessels of any size have to anchor a mile or so out as the shore to the west is shallow and sandy, and to the east, rocky and shingly.
For full details of this system see French Market-Gardening, with details of Intensive Cultivation, by John Weathers (London, 1909).
Weathers, Bulbous Plants (33 col.
Weathers, Cottage and Allotment Gardening; J.
Weathers, Flowering Trees and Shrubs (33 col.
Weathers, French Market-Gardening and Intensive Cultivation; T.
Weathers, A Practical Guide to Garden Plants; W.
Weathers, Garden Flowers for Town and Country (33 col.
Mawley, Roses for English Gardens; Weathers, Roses for Garden and Greenhouse (33 col.
Weathers, Trees and Shrubs for English and Irish Gardens (33 col.
Those of them, however, who have farms in the savannahs and are accustomed to take long rides in all weathers, and those whose trade obliges them to take frequent journeys in the mountainous interior, or even to Europe and North America, are often as active and as little burdened with superfluous flesh as a Scotch farmer.
The harbour is easily accessible in all weathers, and has a small general trade.
Flamborough Head, the South Foreland, Beachy Head and the Needles are examples of the fine scenery into which chalk weathers where it fronts the sea, and these white cliffs gave to the island its early name of Albion.
A ruddy and lusty old dame, who delights in all weathers and seasons, and is likely to outlive all her children yet.