Midwinter Sentence Examples
The December and June curves for Kew are good examples of the ordinary nature of the difference between midwinter and midsummer.
At midwinter the 24-hour term is the largest, but near midsummer it is small compared to the 12-hour term.
The corn spirit is also said to be hiding in the barn till the corn is threshed, or it may be said to reappear at midwinter, when the farmer begins to think of his new year of labour and harvest.
In the winter of 1894 the California Midwinter International Exposition was held in Golden Gate Park.
In the midwinter month, it is the eastern half of the country that has strong temperature contrasts; the temperature gradients are twice as strong between New Orleans and Minneapolis as on the Pacific coast, and the contrast between Jacksonville, Fla., and Eastport, Me., is about the same as between San Diego, Cal., and the Aleutian Islands.Advertisement
It is sometimes planted about midwinter, and then ripens in summer, but for use during the spring and early summer it is best planted in spring.
Starting at the extreme north, we have a simple period with a well-marked maximum at midwinter, and no auroras during several months at midsummer.
If sunlight and twilight were the sole cause of the apparent annual variation, the frequency would have a simple period, with a maximum at midwinter and a minimum at midsummer.
Yet within a few months of this successful campaign Alfred was attacked at midwinter by the main Danish army under King Guthrum.
The year was broken by the spring feasts and moots, the great Althing meeting at midsummer, the marriage and arval gatherings after the summer, and the long yule feasts at midwinter.Advertisement
The avenue of approach is aligned to the midsummer sunrise and midwinter sunset and the Station Stones mark the midwinter sunrise and midsummer sunset.
Instead, I could nibble a nasturtium - which, this far south, can survive midwinter in the wild.
Feeling included and bonded to your group is crucial in the bleak midwinter.
Was this the sound of carol singers, out earning a sov in the deep midwinter?
Some, such as the Yule log and the Christmas tree, are relics of the old pagan midwinter festival.Advertisement
Views between four of the stones mark the full swing of the midwinter risings.
The midwinter solstice sunset at Stonehenge in 1976 Taken standing at the heel stone.
There's a movie of a midwinter sunrise on the videos webpage.
Many Midwinter customs and folk superstitions are also connected to St. Andrew ' s day.
Zolss (41, 42) Has Published Dirunal Variation Data For Kremsmunster For More Than One Year, And Independently For Midsummer (May To August) And Midwinter (December To February).Advertisement
The early Norsemen celebrated the midwinter festival of Yule.
Early Christian leaders incorporated the midwinter festival into Church traditions by adopting December 25 as the date of Christ's birth.
The best time of the year for felling timber is in midsummer or midwinter, when the sap of the tree is at rest; it is not desirable to cut timber in the spring or autumn.
How, pray, did he get these in midwinter?
One day in midwinter when sitting in the schoolroom attending to her nephew's lessons, she was informed that Rostov had called.Advertisement
This was a better record than in Scott's autumn journey of 1911; but it was midwinter before Mackintosh found the ice strong enough to permit of his return to Cape Evans.
In midwinter a feast of six days is held in commemoration of the six periods of creation.
In midwinter in the upper valley the sun rises only a few degrees above the horizon for from four to six hours a day, though very often quite obscured.
Not till midwinter was the count at last handed a letter addressed in his son's handwriting.