The night was cold and the wind nonexistent.
She helped me wind some worsted one day, first rapidly and afterward slowly.
The wind rose, and the waves chopped angrily at unseen barriers.
I like to contend with wind and wave.
He had just constructed a boat that could be propelled by a kite with the wind in its favor, and one day he tried experiments to see if he could steer the kite against the wind.
A shiver ran through the tree, and the wind sent forth a blast that would have knocked me off had I not clung to the branch with might and main.
My thoughts would often rise and beat up like birds against the wind, and I persisted in using my lips and voice.
He beat the air mercilessly with his wings, rising high above the city and coasting on cold wind currents until he reached the ocean.
Grass tickled her hands, a chilled wind nipped her neck, and the scents from her vision intensified until she was near gagging.
Before he gave his Immortal soul to death, he.d never noticed how sweet the air was or how the grass sang as the wind whipped through it.
When only the winter wind greeted him, he continued.
A burst of wind sent water from the closest column raining over them.
Instead of sitting at his ease in a parlor car, he went jolting along through mud and mire, exposed to wind and weather.
Virgil is serene and lovely like a marble Apollo in the moonlight; Homer is a beautiful, animated youth in the full sunlight with the wind in his hair.
I then said to her with the finger alphabet, "wind fast," or "wind slow," holding her hands and showing her how to do as I wished.
So many autumn, ay, and winter days, spent outside the town, trying to hear what was in the wind, to hear and carry it express!
It is said that a flood-tide, with a westerly wind, and ice in the Neva, would sweep St. Petersburg from the face of the earth.
It was worth the while to see the sun shine on these things, and hear the free wind blow on them; so much more interesting most familiar objects look out of doors than in the house.
Sometimes, on Sundays, I heard the bells, the Lincoln, Acton, Bedford, or Concord bell, when the wind was favorable, a faint, sweet, and, as it were, natural melody, worth importing into the wilderness.
The bullfrogs trump to usher in the night, and the note of the whip-poor-will is borne on the rippling wind from over the water.
These small waves raised by the evening wind are as remote from storm as the smooth reflecting surface.
Though it is now dark, the wind still blows and roars in the wood, the waves still dash, and some creatures lull the rest with their notes.
As I walked in the woods to see the birds and squirrels, so I walked in the village to see the men and boys; instead of the wind among the pines I heard the carts rattle.
The virtues of a superior man are like the wind; the virtues of a common man are like the grass--the grass, when the wind passes over it, bends.
Peasants having no clear idea of the cause of rain, say, according to whether they want rain or fine weather: "The wind has blown the clouds away," or, "The wind has brought up the clouds."
She wondered what would be worth the investment, but didn't want to wind up in the middle of a feud.
It was as if I hadn't had time to come to grips with that tragedy with the world wind swirling around me.
The snow fell straight from the sky without the wind and was soft and fluffy beneath her feet.
The cold early winter wind dried the tears on his face and made his cheeks stiff.
The factors that enable us to solve for and eliminate disease are getting better all the time, like wind at our back, pushing us forward.
But during the night the fury of the wind increased to such a degree that it thrilled us with a vague terror.
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.
I have sometimes disturbed a fish hawk sitting on a white pine over the water; but I doubt if it is ever profaned by the wind of a gull, like Fair Haven.
At length the wind rose, the mist increased, and the waves began to run, and the perch leaped much higher than before, half out of water, a hundred black points, three inches long, at once above the surface.
It was worth the while, if only to feel the wind blow on your cheek freely, and see the waves run, and remember the life of mariners.
But now the kind October wind rises, rustling the leaves and rippling the surface of the water, so that no loon can be heard or seen, though his foes sweep the pond with spy-glasses, and make the woods resound with their discharges.
The north wind had already begun to cool the pond, though it took many weeks of steady blowing to accomplish it, it is so deep.
In the deepest part there are several acres more level than almost any field which is exposed to the sun, wind, and plow.
While I was surveying, the ice, which was sixteen inches thick, undulated under a slight wind like water.
The opening of large tracts by the ice-cutters commonly causes a pond to break up earlier; for the water, agitated by the wind, even in cold weather, wears away the surrounding ice.
But the wind slides eastward over its opaque surface in vain, till it reaches the living surface beyond.
Several battalions of soldiers, in their shirt sleeves despite the cold wind, swarmed in these earthworks like a host of white ants; spadefuls of red clay were continually being thrown up from behind the bank by unseen hands.