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winter

winter Sentence Examples

  • "Remember last winter?" she sniffed.

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  • It looked nice against her winter paled skin.

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  • I was using the bathroom after Betsy and heard her tell Martha she'd slept like winter bear.

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  • Gradually winter released its grip and flowers erupted from the ground in celebration of spring.

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  • But the brightest summer has winter behind it.

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  • Must be the winter air.

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  • Many of the phenomena of Winter are suggestive of an inexpressible tenderness and fragile delicacy.

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  • One cold winter night I was alone in my room.

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  • But my house occupied so sunny and sheltered a position, and its roof was so low, that I could afford to let the fire go out in the middle of almost any winter day.

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  • The cold early winter wind dried the tears on his face and made his cheeks stiff.

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  • The cold early winter wind dried the tears on his face and made his cheeks stiff.

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  • It is a vitreous greenish blue, as I remember it, like those patches of the winter sky seen through cloud vistas in the west before sundown.

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  • And, if practice makes perfect, Ouray, blessed with a beautiful but long winter season, gave its citizens ample opportunity to do just that.

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  • TO MISS MILDRED KELLER 138 Brattle Street, Cambridge, November 26, 1899. ...At last we are settled for the winter, and our work is going smoothly.

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  • The night is the winter, the morning and evening are the spring and fall, and the noon is the summer.

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  • But, while we were discussing plans for the winter, a suggestion which Dr. Hale had made long ago flashed across Teacher's mind--that I might take courses somewhat like those offered at Radcliffe, under the instruction of the professors in these courses.

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  • His blue eyes were colder than the sky on a winter morning in Virginia.

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  • In the winter the landscape is bleak and the house is drafty.

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  • Winter mountain driving was not for the reckless or faint of heart, but the Deans were neither.

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  • Winter mountain driving was not for the reckless or faint of heart, but the Deans were neither.

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  • They were pleasant spring days, in which the winter of man's discontent was thawing as well as the earth, and the life that had lain torpid began to stretch itself.

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  • There are demons in the forest surrounding the Immortals. winter stronghold.

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  • There are demons in the forest surrounding the Immortals. winter stronghold.

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  • I had an old axe which nobody claimed, with which by spells in winter days, on the sunny side of the house, I played about the stumps which I had got out of my bean-field.

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  • We loiter in winter while it is already spring.

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  • 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.

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  • I sometimes left a good fire when I went to take a walk in a winter afternoon; and when I returned, three or four hours afterward, it would be still alive and glowing.

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  • The winter of 1892 was darkened by the one cloud in my childhood's bright sky.

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  • He has two neighbours, who live still farther north; one is King Winter, a cross and churlish old monarch, who is hard and cruel, and delights in making the poor suffer and weep; but the other neighbour is Santa Claus, a fine, good-natured, jolly old soul, who loves to do good, and who brings presents to the poor, and to nice little children at Christmas.

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  • Suddenly an influx of light filled my house, though the evening was at hand, and the clouds of winter still overhung it, and the eaves were dripping with sleety rain.

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  • 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.

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  • With the living shadow staring at her, the winter wind sucking the air from her lungs, and the prescriptions clenched in her hand, she'd never felt less a part of her world.

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  • Last winter she wheedled herself in here and told the count such vile, disgraceful things about us, especially about Sophie--I can't repeat them--that it made the count quite ill and he would not see us for a whole fortnight.

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  • She stared out the window at the colorless winter landscape.

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  • However, winter locked the mountain jeep roads beneath yards of snow for all but a few short summer weeks.

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  • 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.

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  • Keep dilly-dallying with lunch and winter will be over!

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  • I amused myself one winter day with sliding this piecemeal across the pond, nearly half a mile, skating behind with one end of a log fifteen feet long on my shoulder, and the other on the ice; or I tied several logs together with a birch withe, and then, with a longer birch or alder which had a hook at the end, dragged them across.

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  • But... in short, the fact is... you know yourself that last winter the count made a will by which he left all his property, not to us his direct heirs, but to Pierre.

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  • One cold night in winter the serving men of the abbey were gathered in the great kitchen.

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  • The Deans had feared the long Colorado winter might slow down frisky Fred but, if anything, the opposite occurred, due in no small measure to his young pal and junk sale cohort, Martha Boyd.

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  • If we read of one man robbed, or murdered, or killed by accident, or one house burned, or one vessel wrecked, or one steamboat blown up, or one cow run over on the Western Railroad, or one mad dog killed, or one lot of grasshoppers in the winter--we never need read of another.

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  • 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.

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  • Riding horses was one of her favorite pastimes, and the country out that way was gorgeous - winter or summer.

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  • Now we have a swell winter outfit--coats, hats, gowns, flannels and all.

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  • In the winter he had a fire by which at noon he warmed his coffee in a kettle; and as he sat on a log to eat his dinner the chickadees would sometimes come round and alight on his arm and peck at the potato in his fingers; and he said that he "liked to have the little fellers about him."

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  • Both had matched missing buttons on their worn winter coats.

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  • 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!

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  • In the winter, snowshoeing and skiing are popular, both downhill and cross-country.

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  • It was on these byways that Dean opted to travel, rolling along the river with the down of cottonwoods filling the air like a winter snowstorm, past the occasional farm house, fields, and ever-present vista of mountains wrapping around him.

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  • When only the winter wind greeted him, he continued.

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  • One night in the beginning of winter, before the pond froze over, about nine o'clock, I was startled by the loud honking of a goose, and, stepping to the door, heard the sound of their wings like a tempest in the woods as they flew low over my house.

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  • Protected from the harsh winter storms, the valley was already lush and green.

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  • Jule felt the sudden loss of the connection between Yully and him like the heat going out on a cold winter night.

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  • Before winter I built a chimney, and shingled the sides of my house, which were already impervious to rain, with imperfect and sappy shingles made of the first slice of the log, whose edges I was obliged to straighten with a plane.

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  • It's winter - or was at home.

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  • His trench was long and unfastened, the chilled winter wind whipping back one side to reveal a sword tucked against his leg.

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  • His trench was long and unfastened, the chilled winter wind whipping back one side to reveal a sword tucked against his leg.

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  • The town of Ouray was so oblivious to these frequent winter gifts from Mother Nature that snow caused not a hitch in the local activities.

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  • The town of Ouray was so oblivious to these frequent winter gifts from Mother Nature that snow caused not a hitch in the local activities.

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  • A yellowish glow emitted from some unseen light source in the grey walls reminded her of a late winter afternoon that never ended.

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  • A yellowish glow emitted from some unseen light source in the grey walls reminded her of a late winter afternoon that never ended.

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  • The faint silvery warblings were heard over the partially bare and moist fields from the bluebird, the song sparrow, and the red-wing, as if the last flakes of winter tinkled as they fell!

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  • I never knew it to open in the course of a winter, not excepting that of '52-3, which gave the ponds so severe a trial.

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  • Fogs and rains and warmer suns are gradually melting the snow; the days have grown sensibly longer; and I see how I shall get through the winter without adding to my wood-pile, for large fires are no longer necessary.

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  • They'd made it through the blahs of winter and the doldrums of spring, managing to satisfy most, if not all, of the bill collectors.

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  • She waited in the cold winter day until the familiar Lincoln Town Car arrived.

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  • So the hollows about this pond will, sometimes, in the winter, be filled with a greenish water somewhat like its own, but the next day will have frozen blue.

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  • He shoved the door open with all his might, revealing the steely skies of winter and the grey cement curb outside.

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  • He pushed himself out of bed and stood for a long moment, gazing out the window at the fields of winter wheat glowing in the moonlight.

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  • Well, one day King Frost was trying to think of some good that he could do with his treasure; and suddenly he concluded to send some of it to his kind neighbour, Santa Claus, to buy presents of food and clothing for the poor, that they might not suffer so much when King Winter went near their homes.

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  • Speck's sector headquarters was abuzz with activity; the only private place to talk was the back porch overlooking a field of knee-high winter wheat facing a sun setting too early.

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  • "She's killed as many as twenty since the winter began," said Thomas Tanner.

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  • It was beautiful in winter, but it would be much more so when the trees gained color.

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  • Hundreds of printed reports covered our premises like a winter blizzard making us look as busy as a toy store at Christmas.

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  • That winter the Karagins' house was the most agreeable and hospitable in Moscow.

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  • In the winter, all water which is exposed to the air is colder than springs and wells which are protected from it.

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  • At length the sun's rays have attained the right angle, and warm winds blow up mist and rain and melt the snowbanks, and the sun, dispersing the mist, smiles on a checkered landscape of russet and white smoking with incense, through which the traveller picks his way from islet to islet, cheered by the music of a thousand tinkling rills and rivulets whose veins are filled with the blood of winter which they are bearing off.

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  • When the frost comes out in the spring, and even in a thawing day in the winter, the sand begins to flow down the slopes like lava, sometimes bursting out through the snow and overflowing it where no sand was to be seen before.

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  • I know of nothing more purgative of winter fumes and indigestions.

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  • Such is the contrast between winter and spring.

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  • The change from storm and winter to serene and mild weather, from dark and sluggish hours to bright and elastic ones, is a memorable crisis which all things proclaim.

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  • You may tell by looking at any twig of the forest, ay, at your very wood-pile, whether its winter is past or not.

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  • He looked at the snowflakes fluttering above the fire and remembered a Russian winter at his warm, bright home, his fluffy fur coat, his quickly gliding sleigh, his healthy body, and all the affection and care of his family.

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  • Early in the winter Denisov also came back and stayed with them.

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  • The first half of the winter of 1806, which Nicholas Rostov spent in Moscow, was one of the happiest, merriest times for him and the whole family.

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  • Natasha, that winter, had for the first time begun to sing seriously, mainly because Denisov so delighted in her singing.

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  • 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?

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  • His health was better in the winter, but last spring his wound reopened and the doctor said he ought to go away for a cure.

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  • You ask whether we shall spend next winter in Moscow.

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  • The verdure had thickened and its bright green stood out sharply against the brownish strips of winter rye trodden down by the cattle, and against the pale-yellow stubble of the spring buckwheat.

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  • Facing him lay a field of winter rye, there his own huntsman stood alone in a hollow behind a hazel bush.

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  • At the very moment when she would have seized her prey, the hare moved and darted along the balk between the winter rye and the stubble.

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  • At the beginning of winter Prince Nicholas Bolkonski and his daughter moved to Moscow.

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  • At the beginning of winter Princess Mary came to Moscow.

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  • In the winter of 1813 Nicholas married Princess Mary and moved to Bald Hills with his wife, his mother, and Sonya.

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  • The mountains that ringed them remained capped in their winter snow.

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  • The winter had been exceptionally clear of late snow and the high mountain passes that in many years remained closed until July had been cleared weeks earlier this spring.

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  • Look, if it said they were moving to the south, I'd know they were selling their winter stuff.

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  • Winter was on hill and field.

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  • Miss Sullivan and I spent the rest of the winter with our friends, the Chamberlins in Wrentham, twenty-five miles from Boston.

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  • The next winter I used a small cooking-stove for economy, since I did not own the forest; but it did not keep fire so well as the open fireplace.

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  • I weathered some merry snow-storms, and spent some cheerful winter evenings by my fireside, while the snow whirled wildly without, and even the hooting of the owl was hushed.

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  • It had been the mildest late winter in years and the lack of high country snow had opened the Jeep roads weeks earlier than usual.

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  • His sole venture at the end of a rope was the prior winter in Ouray's ice climbing park, under even more tenuous circumstances.

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  • The grey skies of winter and grey cement of the city depressed her.

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  • It's out of doors, but even in the winter it's like taking an outdoor bath.

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  • It is almost identical with that, for in the growing days of June, when the rills are dry, the grass-blades are their channels, and from year to year the herds drink at this perennial green stream, and the mower draws from it betimes their winter supply.

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  • There was a small clearing where the trail opened up to a spectacular view of winter time Mount Abrams.

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  • Trekkers, campers and bikers will enjoy the forest, swimmers will love dipping in the lakes, and skiers will adore the pristine slopes in the winter.

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  • In winter, the best table is next to the large stone fireplace in the main dining room.

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  • The restaurant is closed during the quiet winter season.

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  • The other houseguests had left earlier and separately after asking directions to one of the few winter restaurants that remained open in Ouray.

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  • It makes you feel all warm and cuddly, especially on a winter nights when it's snowing and especially when you're with a special flannel guy.

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  • The famous million dollar highway, which climbed three mountain passes before ending seventy-odd miles later in Durango, was spectacular by anyone's definition, more so after a fresh winter snow.

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  • 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.

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  • The famous million dollar highway, which climbed three mountain passes before ending seventy-odd miles later in Durango, was spectacular by anyone's definition, more so after a fresh winter snow.

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  • Our favourite amusement during that winter was tobogganing.

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  • The summer and winter following the "Frost King" incident I spent with my family in Alabama.

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  • As we went in she repeated these words, 'Out of the cloud-folds of his garments Winter shakes the snow.'

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  • In answer to my question she recited a part of the poem called 'Freaks of the Frost,' and she referred to a little piece about winter, in one of the school readers.

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  • 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.

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  • We have a comparatively decent system of common schools, schools for infants only; but excepting the half-starved Lyceum in the winter, and latterly the puny beginning of a library suggested by the State, no school for ourselves.

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  • They never molested me seriously, though they bedded with me; and they gradually disappeared, into what crevices I do not know, avoiding winter and unspeakable cold.

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  • Like the wasps, before I finally went into winter quarters in November, I used to resort to the northeast side of Walden, which the sun, reflected from the pitch pine woods and the stony shore, made the fireside of the pond; it is so much pleasanter and wholesomer to be warmed by the sun while you can be, than by an artificial fire.

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  • These trees were alive and apparently flourishing at midsummer, and many of them had grown a foot, though completely girdled; but after another winter such were without exception dead.

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  • In winter he visited his other villages or spent his time reading.

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  • "An Irish winter will," she returned.

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  • While there remained much of the afternoon, the shortened days of winter dipped the sun below the towering mountains as the tired couple finished the loop, returned to their jeep and left for home.

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  • After my first visit to Boston, I spent almost every winter in the North.

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  • It was the sound of something falling, a chair perhaps, that startled him in his winter sleep.

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  • Fortunately, after a week or two, the public grew bored with the subject and it slipped away like a bear in winter.

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  • This model came out back this winter.

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  • The cottage was vacant and the windows boarded up for the winter.

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  • "The winter's better here than Europe, I imagine," he said with a smile.

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  • Fuming anyway, she pushed the curtains away from the balcony door and stepped into the night, winter's chill taking some of the heat out of her.

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  • Dean had watched Billy play high school basketball the past winter.

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  • It was a nice social outlet during the long winter.

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  • We burned our bridges trying to get custody of Martha last winter.

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  • After a switchback, they crossed the bridge over a deep gorge, the location of Ouray's now-melted ice climbing park where David Dean had almost lost his life the prior winter.

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  • Faust wore new hiking shorts that exposed bowed legs as white as winter.

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  • Yeah, well, I suppose it's a little tough in the winter.

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  • But cogent thoughts were few and he began to feel like an empty-nested squirrel facing a long, tough winter.

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  • The Dark One's fathomless eyes were colder than a winter night, and Gabriel wasn't about to back down this time.

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  • She didn't need much beyond jeans and jackets for an Atlanta winter.

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  • He missed the smells and sounds in winter.

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  • The rising winter sun made the heavy clothing almost unnecessary.

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  • Maybe there were just too many deaths that winter to make news of one insignificant passing.

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  • They glided past snow-covered fields and occasional farmhouses, drifting smoke from their chimneys skyward and adding a hint of wood smoke to the crisp winter air.

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  • "I know why I love the winter out here," Cynthia said as she unpacked their lunch.

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  • Winter isn't just a big inconvenience, it's really a season.

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  • It was barely evening but the darkening clouds and winter season begrimed the outside as black as a slum landlord's heart.

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  • Something ominous hangs in the winter air, a darkness and trepidation that well matches my mood.

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  • Folks around here tend to wear gloves in the winter when it gets that nippy.

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  • The winter wind has come a-calling and moans through cracks and crevices like so many ghosts visiting from hell, wailing and beckoning for me to join them.

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  • My baby stirred within me today and were I not so bundled in winter garb the few times when I venture out, surely all the wagging tongues in town would know of my maternal state.

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  • She talks forward of the spring; seeing the flowers and the young people riding on these new wheels called bicycles, but I think to myself she'll not last the winter.

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  • He hung up the phone and stormed out to the hall and donned his winter coat.

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  • "Make love to me," she said with a huskiness that made Dean feel if he could clearly see her there would be a coldness in her eyes, like a winter mountain wind.

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  • Franny had been first on the scene behind Dean, dressed only in panties, her arms covering her tiny breasts, shivering as much at the sight as the chill of the early winter morning.

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  • The Main Street Mexican restaurant was uncrowded on this winter evening.

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  • Unfortunately, most of the motels that remained open in the winter season were located in that direction.

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  • He called Shipton's name once more, but again his shout hung unanswered in the still winter air.

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  • I'll hang the spring and winter landscapes in my music room; maybe you can help me decide where to put the still life.

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  • Jackson hung the winter landscape where the fall scene had been, and propped the other two pieces on the mantel.

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  • So you're able to spend lots of time outside in the winter?

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  • Thinking about enjoying winter outdoors with her and not having to worry about her freezing cheered him.

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  • She is going south for the winter, and tonight is the only time available.

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  • Fall gave way to winter, turning the air cold and arid.

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  • I can remember more than one time with a case of flu in the dead of winter - running back and forth to the outhouse.

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  • Half way to the house she turned to find him slowly following, absorbed in the beauty of the winter storm.

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  • Did they know winter would soon be replaced by spring?

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  • Would winter be less miserable if the house was warm?

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  • He gazed out the window at the winter scene.

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  • His words were like a ray of sunshine through the window on a cold winter morning.

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  • "Winter will be rough," Lana said.

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  • The generator would be more than the town needed, even for winter.

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  • There was no humidity, an ideal temperature and enough of a breeze to perfume the air with the zillion flowers recently wakened after a tough winter or per­haps just planted to welcome the approaching summer season.

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  • In time the trees began to thin and patches of old snow appeared in ever increasing numbers, tucked in dark crevices, left over from winter storms of months long past.

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  • For the first time she was looking forward to winter.

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  • It would be her first winter in a house that wasn't cold and drafty.

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  • The first winter she would be able to do chores without freezing her buns off.

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  • And, of course the first winter she would have a warm body to sleep with.

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  • It would be used as winter fodder for the two goats she had kept.

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  • That was usually during the winter when he wasn't so busy and had more energy.

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  • The wood was split and stacked beside the house, waiting for winter.

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  • It's beautiful in the spring and summer – even in the fall, but during winter it's gray and cold.

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  • Old man winter had a surprise for them after that.

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  • Winter was dipping its toe in the water.

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  • The cold front turned into a winter storm that started with freezing rain and ended with snow.

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  • She had been looking forward to their first winter storm, snuggled together.

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  • The only sound was that of Ed walking and an occasional winter bird song.

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  • Alex shrugged into his winter coat, zipping it as he prepared to leave the clinic.

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  • Late September aroused the instinct to prepare the den for winter — so to speak.

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  • The winter storm made her want to huddle under the covers.

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  • Was it in the winter or summer?

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  • As regards their present distribution in India, elephants are found along the foot of the Himalaya as far west as the valley of Dehra-Dun, where the winter temperature falls to a comparatively low point.

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  • His prestige as a minister, already injured by these two blows, suffered further during the autumn and winter from the cattledriving agitation in Ireland, which he at first feebly criticized and finally strongly denounced, but which his refusal to utilize the Crimes Act made him powerless to stop by the processes of the "ordinary law"; and the scandal arising out of the theft of the Dublin crown jewels in the autumn of 1907 was a further blot on the Irish administration.

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  • During all the terrible winter which followed, his energy and spirit never failed him.

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  • In the winter of 874-875 Healfdene returned to Northumbria, which he partitioned among his followers.

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  • His early years were spent in the performance of such labour as fell to the lot of every farmer's son in the new states, and in the acquisition of such education as could be had in the district schools held for a few weeks each winter.

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  • The prevailing winds in this region, which the sea traverses longitudinally, are westerly, but the sea itself causes the formation of bands of low barometric pressure during the winter season, within which cyclonic disturbances frequently develop, while in summer the region comes under the influence of the polar margin of the tropical high pressure belt.

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  • Hence the Mediterranean region is characteristically one of winter rains, the distinctive feature becoming less sharply defined from south to north, and the amount of total annual fall increasing in the same direction.

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  • Local winds form an important feature in nearly all the coast climates of the Mediterranean, especially in winter, where they are primarily caused by the rapid change of temperature from the sea to the snow-clad hinterlands.

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  • The winter suspended operations, and both sides made exertions to increase their forces.

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  • She found the maestro towards the end of 1837 dispirited by a temporary eclipse of popularity and in the first stage of his fatal malady, and carried him off to winter with her in the south.

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  • Some members of this order spend the winter in the adult state, others in the " larval " or " pupal " condition.

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  • The ascent from Chamonix is now frequently made in summer (rarely in winter also), but, owing to the great height of the mountain, the view is unsatisfactory, though very extensive (Lyons is visible).

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  • Flame collectors blow out in high winds, whilst water-droppers are apt to get frozen in winter.

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  • In winter the varying depth of snow may exert an appreciable effect.

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  • In England The Largest Values Of A Sufficiently Steady Character To Be Shown Correctly By An Ordinary Electrograph Occur During Winter Fogs.

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  • At all the other stations the difference between summer and winter months is conspicuous.

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  • the diurnal inequality is shown for " winter " and " summer " respectively.

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  • " Winter " in-, 00 eludes October to arch at Sod, so Greenwich and Batavia; November to February at Kew ky and M Kew '110 Bureau Central; December 100, 100 November to January ' at Karasjok, and December and Janu ary at Perpignan.

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  • inn tendencyforthe double period, usually so prominent in summer, to become less pro- 6 Noon 6 Mid- nounced in winter, the a.m.

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  • The resemblance between these curves is much closer than that between the Bureau Central's own winter and summer curves.

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  • It will be noticed that the difference between the greatest and least hourly values is, in all but three winter months, actually larger than the mean value of the potential gradient for the day; it bears to the range of the regular diurnal inequality a ratio varying from 2.0 in May to 3.6 in November.

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  • The potential gradient is in all cases lower in summer than winter, and thus the reduction in c 1 in summer would appear even larger than in Table V.

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  • Also, whilst the winter values of a i are fairly similar at the several stations the summer values are widely different.

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  • Except at Karasjok, where the diurnal changes seem somewhat irregular, the relative amplitude of the 12-hour term is considerably greater in summer than in winter.

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  • Simpson got similar results at Karasjok; the rise in a + and a_ with increased wind velocity seemed, however, larger in winter than in summer.

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  • Most stations in the northern hemisphere have a conspicuous maximum at midsummer with little thunder in winter.

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  • For a winter supply the beds should be made towards the end of August, and the end of October.

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  • of water-pipes, and supply the London market throughout the winter.

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  • Parkersburg, farther down the Ohio Valley, has a winter mean of 34° and a summer mean of 74°.

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  • Terra Alta, in the north-eastern mountains, has a winter mean of 26°, a summer mean of only 67°.

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  • In the Ohio Valley and eastern Panhandle the summer mean temperature is 74°, the winter mean 31° to 34°.

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  • Snows are frequent during the winter, and sometimes deep in the higher plateau and mountain districts.

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  • The influx of winter visitors adds to the wealth of the city.

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  • At last, in the winter of 1768, he received the appointment of second in council at Madras.

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  • (the "Winter King") was driven from his dominions, the electoral privilege was transferred to Bavaria, and in 1648, by the Peace of Westphalia, an eighth electorate was created for the Wittelsbachs of the Palatinate, and was exercised by the senior branch of the family.

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  • Horses appear to be fond of this species, and in Sweden it is stored for use as winter fodder.

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  • Although entirely naked in summer, these cats developed in winter a slight growth of hair on the back and the ridge of the tail.

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  • During the winter of 1612 he completed his preparations for the world by lessons in horsemanship and fencing; and then started as his own master to taste the pleasures of Parisian life.

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  • He was present at the battle of Weisser Berg (near Prague), where the hopes of the elector palatine were blasted (November 8, 1620), passed the winter with the army in southern Bohemia, and next year served in Hungary under Karl Bonaventura de Longueval, Graf von Buquoy or Boucquoi (1571-1621).

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  • It is largely cultivated, and usually stands the winter of Britain; but in some years, when the temperature fell very low, the trees have suffered much.

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  • imbricata, and requires protection during winter.

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  • It requires protection in England during the winter.

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  • In the palace there are various permanent exhibitions, while special exhibitions are held from time to time, also concerts, winter pantomimes and other entertainments.

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  • At its close the green must be carefully examined, weeds uprooted, worn patches re-turfed, and the whole laid under a winter blanket of silver-sand.

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  • The winter (332-331) which Alexander spent in Egypt saw two memorable actions on his part.

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  • By the winter of 329-328 Alexander had reached the Kabul valley at the foot of the Paropamisadae (Hindu Kush).

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  • The ordinarily received chronology makes Alexander reach the Kabul valley in the winter of 330-329.

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  • A great part of the land-forces had been already sent off under Craterus in the earlier summer to return west by Kandahar and Seistan; the fleet was to sail under the Greek Nearchus from the Indus mouth with the winter monsoon; Alexander himself with the rest of the land-forces set out in October to go by the 2 Beside V.

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  • But by the winter (324-323) he was again active, bringing the hilltribes on the S.W.

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  • In one country he meets with women who, after the burial in the winter, become alive again in the spring full of youth and beauty.

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  • The winter is short, but exceedingly cold; snow remains on the Prokletia and other mountains till August, and sometimes throughout the year.

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  • e?Howa, ide n ndon Winter, with cold but clear and bracing weather, usually sets in about the middle of November, and ends with March.

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  • Here the mean temperature is between 46° and 48° in summer and 36° and 38° in winter, rains are frequent, and snow falls every month in the year.

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  • The north wind usually terminates with a thunderstorm or with a pampero, a cold south-west wind from the Andes which blows with great violence, causes a fall in temperature of 15° to 20°, and is most frequent from June to November - the southern winter and spring.

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  • The Antarctic beech and Winter's bark (Drimys Winteri) are found at intervals along the Andes to the northern limits of this zone.

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  • On the lower slopes of the Andes are found oak, beech, cedar, Winter's bark, pine (Araucaria imbricata), laurel and calden (Prosopis algarobilla).

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  • The prevailing winds, mild and humid, are west winds from the Atlantic; continental climatic influence makes itself felt in the east wind, which is frequent in winter and in the east of France, while the mistral, a violent wind from the north-west, is characteristic of the Mediterranean region.

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  • In the first winter of the Peloponnesian War (431 B.C.) Athens expelled the Aeginetans, and established a cleruchy in their island.

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  • In the winter coat the hair is long and pendent, elongated into a short beard on the sides of the lower jaw behind the chin; and it is also longer than elsewhere on the neck and the chest; at the base of the long hair is a thick growth of short and woolly under-fur.

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  • Although commonly described as white, the hair has a more or less decided tinge of yellow, which appears to be more marked in the summer than in the winter coat.

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  • The aquarium, the property of the corporation, contains an excellent marine collection, but is also used as a concert hall and winter garden, and a garden is laid out on its roof.

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  • A dry season, which lasts from May to October, is followed by a rainy season, divided into the early winter and latter rains.

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  • Thus the winter in Rockhampton averages nearly 65°, while the summer heat rises almost to 85°; and at Townsville and Normanton the average temperature is still higher.

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  • The coastal region has an average summer temperature ranging from 78° in the north to 67° in the south, with a winter temperature of from 59° to 52°.

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  • summer and mean winter temperatures may be set down as averaging not more than 20°, a range smaller than is found in most other parts of the world.

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  • At Sydney the mean summer temperature is 70.8° Fahr., and that of winter 53.9°.

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  • At Naples, where the mean temperature for the year is about the same as at Sydney, the summer temperature reaches a mean of 74.4°, and the mean of winter is 47.6°, with a range 26.8°.

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  • The mean temperature of Sydney for a long series of years was spring 62°, summer 71°, autumn 64°, winter 54°.

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  • Cooma, with a mean summer temperature of 65.4°, and a mean winter temperature of 41.4°, may be taken as illustrative of the climate of the southern tableland, and Armidale of the northern.

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  • The yearly average temperature of the latter is scarcely 65.5°, while the summer only reaches 67.7°, and the winter falls.

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  • As regards winter temperature Bourke leaves little to be desired.

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  • The mean winter reading of the thermometer is 54.7, and accompanied as this is by clear skies and an absence of snow, the season is both pleasant and invigorating.

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  • The heat, however, is generally less intense in summer, and the cold greater in winter.

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  • The difference between summer and winter is, however, less at Melbourne than at any of the places mentioned, the result of a long series of observations being spring 57°, summer 65.3°, autumn 58.7°, and winter 49-2'.

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  • Western Australia has practically only two seasons, the winter or wet season, which commences in April and ends in October, and Western the summer or dry season, which comprises the remainder of the year.

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  • The famous defence of Haarlem, lasting through the winter of 1572 to July 1573, cost the besiegers 12,000 lives, and gave of the insurgent provinces time to breathe.

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  • In preparation for these he spent the winter of 1877-1878 in reading up original treatises like those of Laplace and Lagrange on mathematics and mechanics, and in attending courses on practical physics under P. G.

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  • At Basel he found work as a printer, and here, probably, it was that he died in the winter of 1542-1543.

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  • See Johann Czetz, Memoiren fiber Berns Feldzug (Hamburg, 1850); Kalman Deresenyi, General Bern's Winter Campaign in Transylvania, z8 4 8 - 18 49 (Hung.), (Budapest, 1896).

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  • In 1591, three years after the defeat of the Armada, Raymond and Lancaster rounded the Cape, and after cruising off Penang, decided to winter in Achin.

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  • The mean temperature for January, the coldest month, is only 17° F.; for the three winter months it is 19° F., and for the five months from November to March inclusive it is 24.3° F.

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  • Owing to the mildness of its climate Algiers has become a favourite resort for those seeking to escape the rigours of a European winter.

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  • The surrender of Trim, Dundalk and Ross followed, but at Waterford Cromwell met with a stubborn resistance and the advent of winter obliged him to raise the siege.

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  • The Atlantic anticyclone is, therefore, at its weakest in winter, and on its polar side the polar eddy becomes a trough of low pressure, extending roughly from Labrador to Iceland and Jan Mayen, and traversed by a constant succession of cyclones.

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  • The climate throughout Rajputana is very dry and hot during the summer; while in the winter it is much colder in the north than in the lower districts, with hard frost and ice on the Bikanir borders.

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  • It may be mentioned that the Bactrian camel, which is a shorter-legged and more ponderous animal than the Arabian species, grows an enormously long and thick winter coat, which is shed in blanket-like masses in spring.

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  • The district is by no means devoid of fertility, the steep slopes facing the south enjoying so fine a climate as to render them very favorable for the growth of fruit trees, especially the olive, which is cultivated in terraces to a considerable height up the face of the mountains, while the openings of the valleys are generally occupied by towns or villages, some of which have become favorite winter resorts.

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  • From the proximity of the mountains to the sea none of the rivers in this part of Italy has a long course, and they are generally mere mountain torrents, rapid and swollen in winter and spring, and almost dry in summer.

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  • Below this the watershed of the Apennines is too near to the sea on that side to allow the formation of any large streams. Hence the rivers that flow in the opposite direction into the Adriatic and the Gulf of Taranto have much longer courses, though all partake of the character of mountain torrents, rushing down with great violence in winter and after storms, but dwindling in the summer into scanty streams, which hold a winding and sluggish course through the great plains of Apulia.

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  • Hence this part of the country has a cold winter climate, so that while the mean summer temperature of Milan is higher than that of Sassari, and equal to that of Naples, and the extremes reached at Milan and Bologna are a good deal higher than those of Naples, the mean winter temperature of Turin is actually lower than that of Copenhagen.

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  • Throughout the region north of the Apennines no plants will thrive which cannot stand occasional severe frosts in winter, so that not only oranges and lemons but even the olive tree cannot be grown, except in specially favoured situations.

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  • The proportion of evergreens is large, and has a marked effect on the landscape in winter.

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  • The inhabitants of the north—the Piedmontese, Lombards and Genoese especially—have suffered less than those of the rest of the peninsula from foreign domination and from the admixture of inferior racial elements, and the cold winter climate prevents the heat of summer from being enervating.

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  • Enormous flocks are possessed by professional sheep-farmers, who pasture them in the mountains in the summer, and bring them down to the plains in the winter.

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  • Liguria is not much adapted for sheep-farming on a large scale; but a number of small flocks come down to thc plain of Tuscany in the winter.

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  • The recruits due to join in November were not incorporated till the following March, and thus in the winter months Italy was defenceless.

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  • performed his three days penance in the winter of 1077; and there she made the cession of her vast domains to the church.

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  • This is the case in Syncoryne mirabilis (Allman [1], p. 278) and in Campanularia volubilis; in the latter, free medusae are produced in summer, gonophores in winter (Duplessis [14]).

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  • The climate is exceptionally moist and warm (annual rainfall 52.79 in.; mean temperature in summer 75° F., in winter 40°), and fosters the growth of even Indian species of vegetation.

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  • It conducts plastic substances inwards from the cortex, and its cells are frequently full of starch, which they store in winter.

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  • The limit of each years increment of secondary wood, in those plants whose yearly activity is interrupted by a regular winter or dry season, is marked by a more or less distinct line, which is produced by the sharp contrast between the wood formed in the late summer of one year (characterized by the sparseness or small diameter of the tracheal elements, or by the preponderance of fibres, or by a combination of these characters, giving a denseness to the wood) and the loose spring wood of the next year, with its absence of fibres, or its numerous large tracheae.

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  • Bonnier has drawn attention to the fact that the mistletoe in its turn, remaining green in the winter, contributes food material to its host when the latter has lost its leaves.

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  • The forests of these subtropical and warm temperate regions are situated near the sea or in mountainous regions, and (as already stated) are characterized by winter rains.

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  • The rainfall, which occurs chiefly in winter, only averages about So in.

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  • Those of warmer countries cannot be cultivated in British gardens without protection from the rigours of winter; still less are they able to hold their own unaided in an unfavourable climate.

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  • It is characterized by its needle-leaved Coniferae, its catkin-bearing (Amentaceae) and other trees, deciduous in winter, and its profusion of herbaceous species.

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  • The third part is the north, which belongs to the central plateau, still much higher, and therefore rough and very cold in the winter.

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  • The armies of Wessex and Mercia did no serious fighting, and the Danes were allowed to remain through the winter.

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  • Portland is served by the Maine Central, the Boston & Maine, and the Grand Trunk railways; by steamboat lines to New York, Boston, Bar Harbor, Saint John, N.B., and other coast ports, and, during the winter season, by the Allan and Dominion transatlantic lines.

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  • For a long period the city was noted for its commerce with the West Indies, which began to decline about 1876, but the coast trade and commerce with Great Britain are still considerable, especially in the winter, when Portland is the outlet of much of the trade from the Great Lakes that in the other seasons passes through Montreal.

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  • Those germs which do not ripen during the season undergo a process of resorption, and in the winter the whole ovary dwindles to often a diminutive size.

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  • Introductory: Abrahams, Short History of Jewish Literature (London, 1906); Steinschneider, Jewish Literature (London, 18 57); Winter and Wi nsche, Die jitdische Literatur (Leip;ig, 1893-1895) (containing selections translated into German).

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  • It prefers clear streams flowing over a gravelly bottom, and deep, still water, keeping close to the bottom in winter but disporting itself near the surface in the sunshine of summer.

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  • In the Balkash steppes the winter is very cold; the lake freezes every year, and the thermometer falls to 13° F.

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  • The passage from winter to spring is very abrupt, and the prairies are rapidly clothed with vegetation, which, however, is soon scorched up by the sun.

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  • Climate.-Uruguay enjoys the reputation of possessing one of the most healthy climates in the world The geographical position ensures uniformity of temperature throughout the year, the summer heat being tempered by the Atlantic breezes, and severe cold in the winter season being unknown.

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  • and in winter falls to 35°.

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  • The greater portion, however, of the numerous bands which visit the British Islands in autumn and winter doubtless come from the Continent - perhaps even from far to the eastward, since its range stretches across Asia to Japan, in which country it is as favourite a cage-bird as with us.

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  • Many trees offer magnificent displays of flowers at certain seasons of the year; perhaps the loveliest effect is derived from the bushes and trailing creepers of the Combretum genus, which, during the "winter" months from December to March, cover the scrub and the forest with mantles of rose colour.

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  • See Winter, Alkmene and Amphitryon (1876).

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  • The deeper tints are, however, peculiar to the nuptial plumage, or are only to be faintly traced at other times, so that in winter the adults - and the young always - have a much plainer appearance, ashy-grey and white being almost the only hues observable.

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  • This was owing to the fact that large numbers of the men engaged in agricultural pursuits during the summer temporarily move every year into the large industrial centres for the winter.

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  • They freeze in winter and dry up in summer, and most of them are navigable only during the spring floods; even the Volga becomes so shallow during the hot season that none but boats of light draught can pass over its shoals.

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  • Everywhere the winter is cold and the summer hot, both varying in their duration, but differing relatively little in the extremes of temperature recorded.

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  • Nowhere does the maximum rainfall take place in winter (as in W.

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  • The Atlantic cyclones penetrate to the Russian plains, mitigating to some extent the cold of winter, and in summer bringing with them their moist winds and thunderstorms. Their influence is chiefly felt in W.

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  • Throughout Russia the winter is of long duration.

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  • The inflexion is still greater for the winter isotherms. Closely following one another, they run almost N.

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  • and S.; thus Odessa and Konigsberg are situated on the same winter isotherm of 28°; St Petersburg, Orel and the mouth of the Ural river on about 20°; and Mezen and Ufa on 9°.

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  • The summer isotherms cross the winter isotherms nearly at right angles, so that Kiev and Ufa, Warsaw and Tobolsk, Riga and the upper Kama have the same average summer temperatures of 64°, 622° and 61° respectively.

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  • Europe, and it attains its maximum velocity in winter.

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  • The shortness of the summer, the deficiency of drainage and the depth to which the soil freezes in winter, are the circumstances which determine the characteristic features of the vegetation of the tundras.

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  • Cattle have to be housed for the winter.

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  • Owing to the forced abstention from agricultural labour in the winter months the peasants of central Russia, more especially those of the governments of Moscow, Vladimir, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Tver, Smolensk and Ryazan have for centuries carried on a variety of domestic handicrafts during the period of compulsory leisure.

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  • year, and the continuous frost of winter is favourable to F the transportation of fish for great distances.

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  • On the 13th of March 1881, when returning from a military parade to the Winter Palace, Alexander II.

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  • The high and heavy cars, the high speeds, the severe weather in the northern states in winter, the fluctuating nature of the business, resulting often in the employment of poorly qualified men and in other irregularities, are among the causes of this state of things.

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  • After five months' voyage the ship reached Mozambique, where the captain resolved to winter, and Xavier was prostrated with a severe attack of fever.

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  • In England it was greatly stimulated by the visit of Mrs Hayden, a professional medium from Boston, in the winter of 1852-1853.

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  • In the north it is due to the fact that the winds from the Pacific lose most of their moisture, especially in winter, on the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada; in the south it is due to the fact that the region lies in a zone of calms, and light, variable winds.

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  • " A region more exposed to storms both in summer and winter it would be difficult to mention " (Fitzroy, Voyages of " Adventure " and" Beagle," ii.

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  • When at last in the autumn he was in condition to travel, it was determined that he should pass the winter at St Michael's and in the spring obtain medical advice in Europe.

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  • The winter found him arranging for the publication in England of the selection from his articles and reviews which appeared in 1845, under the title of Critical and Historical Essays, and was issued almost contemporaneously at New York under the title of Biographical and Critical Miscellanies.

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  • The seeds are sown in April, and come up in three or four weeks; the plants require protection from frost during their first winter.

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  • It has been introduced into England, but does not thrive where the winter is severe.

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  • Large animals, such as the black and the grizzly bear, and deer are found on the slopes of the Sierra Mountains, and antelope, deer and elk visit the northernmost valleys in the winter.

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  • At Elko, Elko county, in the N.E., the mean temperature for the year is 46° F.; for the winter (December, January and February) it is 26°, with extremes reported of 73° and - 42°; the mean temperature for the summer (June, July and August) is 69°, with extremes of 108° and 20°.

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  • At Hawthorne, Esmeralda county, in the S.W., the mean temperature for the year is 54 0; for the winter it is 36°, with extremes of 69° and - 6°; the mean temperature for the summer is 72°, with extremes of 102° and 32°.

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  • While the western mountains keep out the moisture, they do not ward off the winds which pour down the steep slopes in the winter and spring and raise clouds of dust.

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  • Winter at Idrias have resulted in the discovery of Late-Mycenaean and Geometric pottery.

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  • In temperate climates the impregnated females hibernate during the winter in houses, cellars, stables, the trunks of trees, &c., coming out to lay their eggs in the spring.

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  • Driven by contrary winds to take shelter in the Seine, the refugees passed the winter in the Netherlands, and in April 1608 proceeded to Rome, where they were welcomed and hospitably entertained by Pope Paul V., and where Tyrconnel died the same year.

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  • At this point Josephus cites the testimony of Polybius: - " Scopas, the general of Ptolemy, advanced into the highlands and subdued the nation of the Jews in the winter.

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  • In the spring of 67 Vespasian, who had been appointed by Nero to crush the rebellion, advanced from his winter quarters at Antioch.

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  • These academies were organized on both scholastic and popular lines; their constitution was democratic. An outstanding feature was the Kallah assemblage twice a year (in Elul at the close of the summer, and in Adar at the end of the winter), when there were gathered together vast numbers of outside students of the most heterogeneous character as regards both age and attainments.

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  • The colder winter climate of mainland Greece dictated the use of fixed hearths, whereas in the Cretan palaces these seem to have been of a portable kind, and the different usage in this respect again reacted on the respective forms of the principal hall or " Megaron."

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  • During the winter the normal temperature decreases quite steadily from south to north; thus the mean temperature in January at Biloxi is 51° F., at Meridian, in the east central part, it is 46° F., and at Pontotoc it is 43° F.

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  • in winter.

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  • The climate is very severe in the winter and extremely hot in summer.

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  • Throughout its northern portion the winter is long and of extreme severity; and even down to the circle of 35° N.

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  • In the winter similar consequences ensue, in a negative direction, from the prolonged loss of heat by radiation in the long and clear nights - an effect which is intensified wherever the surface is covered with snow, or the air little charged with vapour.

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  • The winter cold produces an effect of just an opposite nature, and Winds.

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  • causes an accumulation of air over the cold area, The diminution of barometric pressure which takes place all over Asia during the summer months, and the increase in the winter, are hence, no doubt, the results of the alternate heating and cooling of the air over the continent.

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  • This diminution of pressure, which continues as the heat increases till it reaches its maximum in July soon after the solstice, is followed by the corresponding development of the south-west monsoon; and as the barometric pressure is gradually restored, and becomes equalized within the tropics soon after the equinox in October, with the general fall of temperature north of the equator, the south-west winds fall off, and are succeeded by a north-east monsoon, which is developed during the winter months by the relatively greater atmospheric pressure which then occurs over Asia, as compared with the equatorial region.

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  • In Afghanistan, Persia, Asia Minor and Syria, winter and spring appear to be the chief seasons of condensation.

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  • The truly tropical flora of the hotter and wetter regions of eastern India is continuous with that of the Malayan peninsula and islands, and extends along the lower ranges of the Himalaya, gradually becoming less marked and rising to lower elevations as we go westward, where the rainfall diminishes and the winter cold increases.

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  • North of the tropic the winter cold is sufficient to admit of the cultivation of almost all the cereals and vegetables of Europe, wheat being sown in November and reaped early in April.

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  • In southern India, and the other parts of Asia and of the islands having a similar climate, the difference of the winter and summer half-years is not sufficient to admit of the proper cultivation of wheat or barley.

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  • Cagliari is considerably exposed to winds in winter, while in summer it is almost African in climate.

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  • In the winter 417-416 a further expedition to Argos resulted in the destruction of the half-finished Long Walls and the capture of Hysiae.

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  • Then followed in rapid succession the Twenty-seven Sermons (1651), "for the summer half-year," and the Twenty-five (1653), "for the winter half-year," The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living (1650), The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying (1651), a controversial treatise on The Real Presence..

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  • Most rain falls at Batum and at Lenkoran in the autumn, in northern Caucasia and in Transcaucasia in spring and summer, but in the vicinity of the Sea of Azov in winter.

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  • But Turgot's worst enemy was the poor harvest of 1774, which led to a slight rise in the price of bread in the winter and early spring of 1774-1775.

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  • The summer pruning of established wall or espalier-rail trees consists chiefly in the timely displacing, shortening back, or rubbing off of the superfluous shoots, so that the winter pruning, in horizontal training, is little more than adjusting the leading shoots and thinning out the spurs, which should be kept close to the wall and allowed to retain but two or at most three buds.

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  • the younger branches are often injured by the pearl oyster scale (Aspidiotus ostreaeformis), which may be removed by washing in winter with soft soap and hot water.

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  • The winter moth (Cheimatobia brumata) must be kept in check by putting greasy bands round the trunks from October till December or January, to catch the wingless females that crawl up and deposit their eggs in the cracks and crevices in the bark.

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  • During the summer they frequented the mountainous districts, and retired to the valleys to winter.

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  • Plough the fallow in early spring, and plough frequently - twice in winter, twice in summer unless your land is poor, when a light ploughing in September will do.

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  • In the absence of artificial grasses and roots, hay was very valuable; it constituted almost the only winter food for live stock, which were consequently in poor condition in spring.

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  • For those beestis in the house have short heare and thynne, and towards March they will pylle and be bare; and therefore they may nat abyde in the fylde before the heerdmen in winter tyme for colde.

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  • In John Houghton's Collections on Husbandry and Trade, a periodical work begun in 1681, there is one of the earliest notices of turnips being eaten by sheep:" Some in Essex have their fallow after turnips, which feed their sheep in winter, by which means the turnips are scooped, and so made capable to hold dews and rain water, which, by corrupting,; _ mbibes the nitre of the air, and when the shell breaks it runs about and fertilizes.

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  • 'The most important additions to the list of field crops were Italian rye-grass, winter beans, white Belgian carrot and alsike clover.

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  • Winter classes for boys over sixteen years of age are held at centres in some counties, and there are winter schools of agriculture at Downpatrick, Monaghan and Mount Bellew (Co.

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  • Armenia returned to allegiance, the capital of Media was recolonized as Epiphanea, and Antiochus was pursuing his plans in the east when he died at Tabae in Persis, after exhibiting some sort of mental derangement (winter 164/3).

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  • - Looperlarva of Winter Moth (Cheimatobia brumata).

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  • Males in nearly all species appear once a year, when the last female generation, the ovigerous generation, is fertilized, and a few large ova are produced to carry on the continuity of the species over the winter.

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  • When old, the branches, broken and bent down by the winter snows, give it a ragged but very picturesque aspect.

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  • Meanwhile Maitland of Lethington had been at the English court, and an English fleet under William Winter was sent to the Forth in January 1560 to waylay Elbeuf's fleet, which was, however, driven back by a storm to Calais.

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  • Certainly he needed her support during that campaign; but many good judges have inclined to the belief that the whole-hearted support of Poles and Lithuanians would have been of still greater value, and that the organization of their resources might well have occupied him during the winter of 1812-1813, and would have furnished him with a new and advanced base from which to strike at the heart of Russia in the early summer of 1813.

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  • OLD POINT COMFORT, a summer and winter resort, in Elizabeth City county, Virginia, U.S.A., at the southern end of a narrow, sandy peninsula projecting into Hampton Roads (at the mouth of the James river), about 12 m.

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  • Besides Sundays there are six great feasts: (1) that of the New Year (Nauruz rabba), on the first day of the first month of winter; (2) Dehwa h' nina, the anniversary of the happy return of Hibil Ziva from the kingdom of darkness into that of light, lasting five days, beginning with the 18th of the first month of spring; (3) the Marwana, in commemoration of the drowned Egyptians, on the first day of the seoond month of spring; (4) the great five days' baptismal festival (pantsha), the chief feast, kept on the five intercalary days at the end of the second month of summer - during its continuance every Mandaean, male .and female, must dress in white and bathe thrice daily; (5) Dehwa d'daimana, in honour of one of the three hundred and sixty `Uthras, on the first day of the second month of autumn; (6) Kanshe Zahla, the preparation feast, held on the last day of the year.

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  • The winter of 1708 was the severest that Europe had known for a century.

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  • During each winter, also, a series of public lectures on American history is delivered in the Old South meeting house.

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  • In both there are species which form no nest or burrow, others which construct a simple silk-lined tunnel in the soil, and others which close the aperture of the burrow with a hinged door; while both share the habit of lining the burrow with silk to prevent the infall of loose sand or mould; and the species which make an open burrow close the aperture with a sheet of silk in the winter during hibernation and open it again in the spring.

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  • In northern and temperate latitudes where insects disappear in the winter, species of Argyopidae like Aranea diademata, live only for a single season.

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  • In winter, when the lake is covered with ice 3 ft.

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  • Picking may begin on July io in Southern Texas, and continue late into the winter, or until the rare frost kills the plants.

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  • It should be noted that in Egypt the year is divided into three seasons - winter, summer and " Nili."

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  • Attempts have been made to introduce this into the infested area in Texas; but owing to the winter proving fatal to the " kelep " its usefulness may be restricted to tropical and subtropical regions.

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  • in the summer and 10° below zero in the winter.

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  • As in the north of China, the rivers are frozen up during the four winter months.

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  • The trees and plants are much the same as those common in England, and severe as the weather is in winter the less elevated mountains are covered to their summits with trees.

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  • had given St Peter's banner at Lucca, only arrived - the last of the crusaders - in May 1097 (their original companion in arms, Count Robert of Flanders, having left them to winter at Bari, and crossed to Constantinople before the end of 1096).

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  • The enforced inactivity of a whole winter was the mother of disputes and bad blood; and when Philip sailed for the Holy Land, at the end of March 1191, the failure of the Crusade was already decided.

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  • It was indeed time; the privations of the besiegers during the previous winter had been terrible; and the position of affairs had only been made worse by the dissensions between Guy de Lusignan and Conrad of Montferrat, who had begun to claim the crown in return for his services, and had, on the death of Sibylla, the wife of Guy, reinforced his claim by a marriage with her younger sister, Isabella.

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  • It is significant of the final result of these things that already in 1147 Roger of Sicily, engaged in war with Manuel, had proposed the sea-route for the Second Crusade, perhaps with some intention of diverting it against Constantinople; and in the winter of 1189-1190 Barbarossa, as we have seen, had actually thought and spoken of an attack on Constantinople.

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  • Again in 1252 St Louis (who had already begun to negotiate with the Mongols in the winter of 1248-1249) sent the friar William of Rubruquis to the court of the great khan; but again nothing came of the mission save an increase of geographical knowledge.

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  • In winter the effect is heightened by the snow which caps all the higher peaks.

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  • The four seasons are distinctly marked, a rarity in South Africa, where the transition from summer to winter is generally very rapid.

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  • The heat of summer (December-March, which is the rainy season) is tempered by cool breezes; winter (MaySeptember, inclusive) is dry, cold and bracing, and frost prevails for prolonged periods.

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  • Having passed the winter at Antioch, he set out for the south (spring, 130).

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  • Stetson University at De Land (Baptist); Rollins College (1885) at Winter Park (non-sectarian), with a collegiate department, an academy, a school of music, a school of expression, a school of fine arts, a school of domestic and industrial arts, and a business school; Southern College (1901), at Sutherland (Methodist Episcopal, South); the Presbyterian College of Florida (1905), at Eustis; Jasper Normal Institute (1890), at Jasper, and the Florida Normal Institute at Madison.

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  • The waters near shore are shoal, and as there are few harbours of refuge of easy access navigation is dangerous in heavy storms. Around the lake the climate is equable, for, though the winter is cold and the summer hot, the waters of the lake modify the extremes, the mean temperature varying from 40° to 54° F.

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  • The northern portion of the lake only is covered with ice in winter, and ice never reaches as far south as Milwaukee.

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  • Regular lines 'of steamers specially equipped to meet winter conditions, most of them being car ferries, cross the lake and the strait of Mackinac all winter between the various ports.

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  • It is the centre for visitors to the ruins of and about Thebes, and is frequented by travellers and invalids in the winter season, several fine hotels having been built for their accommodation.

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  • The temperature of the Andean region is cold even in summer, but on the lower plains it is hot in summer, and only moderately cold in winter.

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  • The solar character of this deity appears especially in the annual feast of his awakening shortly after the winter solstice (Joseph.

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  • The young Genevans failed in business, passed a severe winter in the wilds of Maine, and returned to Boston penniless.

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  • During the winter of 1848-1849 his health failed, and on the 12th of August 1849, at the home of his daughter in Astoria, Long Island, he passed peacefully away.

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  • What are perhaps the remains of the UTOa (3avtXuc17, in which the Archon Basileus held his court and the Areopagus Council sat in later times, were brought to light in the winter of 1897-1898, when excavations were carried out on the eastern slope of the " Theseum " hill.

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  • There is an obvious difficulty in assuming that Xlyvat, in the sense of " marshes," existed in this confined area, but stagnant pools may still be seen here in winter.

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  • For winter quarters they build more elaborate houses of conical or dome-like form, composed of sedges, grasses and similar materials plastered together with mud.

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  • During the dark winter months work proceeds by the aid of electric light.

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  • An attack on the neighbouring town of Tamsui failed, but a semi-blockade of the island was maintained by the French fleet during the winter and spring of 1884-1885.

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  • (winter 44.1 0, spring 60 5°, summer 77°, autumn 61.5°) Atlanta is an important educational centre.

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  • The climate of Benares is cool in, winter but very warm in the hot season.

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  • There was a strong agitation in favour of the abolition of the tax during the winter of 1850-1851, and it was accordingly repealed on the 24th of July 1851, and a tax on inhabited houses substituted.

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  • in length; in the winter months the fishing craft take shelter in the haven of Armyro.

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  • Thus nature sleeps and dies during winter, to awake in springtime to a life of renewed luxuriance.

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  • The climate is sub-tropical and humid, though the elevation (3700-3800 ft.) gives a temperate climate in winter.

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  • These hills afford shelter from inclement winds, and give Warrenpoint and other neighbouring watering-places on the lough a climate which renders them as popular in winter as in summer.

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  • 45.4 When the Parthian Arsacids had conquered the lands east of the Euphrates in 12 9 B.C., they established their winter residence in Ctesiphon.

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  • a torrid zone, between the tropics of summer and winter, which was uninhabitable on account of heat; two frigid zones, uninhabitable on account of cold, and two intermediate temperate zones.

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  • Another big success was scored, and the National Dog Show Society was established for the purpose of holding a show of sporting dogs in Birmingham every winter.

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  • In winter the snowfall is very light, and even this is frequently removed by warm winds from the west.

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  • The following data may be considered: Climate (A) allows, in what is a great ranching district, cattle and horses to run at large through the whole winter.

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  • Climate (B) is the steady winter climate of Edmonton district.

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  • Climate (C), that of Fort Chipewyan, having a mean winter temperature of.

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  • It is the region in winter of constant ice and snow, but its lower altitude gives it a summer climate with a mean temperature of only 1.6° less than Calgary, and i � 8° less than Edmonton.

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  • Red winter wheat is now produced to a considerable degree.

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  • Of late years it has become a much frequented winter resort, and many handsome villas (among them that built by the 3rd marquess of Salisbury) have been constructed in the neighbourhood.

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  • It is known as a winter visitant to Egypt and Abyssinia, and is abundant at all seasons in Barbary, as well as in the Canaries and Madeira.

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  • In Great Britain in the breeding-season it seems to affect exclusively hilly and moorland districts from Herefordshire northward, in which it partly or wholly replaces the common linnet, but is very much more local in its distribution, and, except in the British Islands and some parts of Scandinavia, it only appears as an irregular visitant in winter.

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  • The winter, which is very stormy, lasts from November to March; spring begins in April, but it is the middle of June before warmth becomes general, and by the end of August summer is gone.

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  • The summer is almost nightless, print being legible at midnight, but in winter the days are only six hours long, though the nights are frequently illuminated with brilliant displays of the aurora borealis.

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  • Many lichens, such as the Verrucariae and Collemaceae, are found in the best condition during the winter months.

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  • The temperature is rather remarkable, there being an intermediate cold layer between 25 and 50 fathoms. This is due to the sinking of the cold surface water (which in winter reaches freezing-point) on to the top of the denser more saline water of the greater depths.

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  • Much more rain falls in summer than in any other season, but in some parts the heaviest rainfall is in the spring and in others in the winter.

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  • Nassau is a winter health-resort for many visitors from the United States and Canada.

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  • In Bosnia the weather resembles that of the south Austrian highlands, generally mild, though apt to be bitterly cold in winter.

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  • The winter rains of the Karst region show that it belongs to the sub-tropical climatic zone.

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  • The lands of Karaja Dagh, near Angora, were assigned to the new settlers, who found there good pasturage and winter quarters.

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  • The efforts of Ladislaus of Hungary to mediate were vain, and the years 1497 and 1498 were marked by a terrible devastation of Poland by the Ottomans; only the bitter winter, which is said to have killed 40,000 Turks, prevented the devastation from being more complete.

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  • In October want of supplies and a mutiny of the Janissaries compelled the commander-in-chief to retreat into winter quarters at Belgrade.

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  • From this triangle they harried the French communications with Berlin, and to secure a winter's rest for his men Napoleon determined to bring them to action.

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  • Yielding to the inevitable, but not forgetting to announce a brilliant victory in a bulletin, he sent his troops into winter quarters along the Passarge and down the Baltic, enjoining on his corps commanders most strictly to do nothing to disturb their adversary.

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  • Bennigsen, now commanding the whole Russian army which with Lestocq's Prussians amounted to 100,000, also moved into winter quarters in the triangle Deutsch-Eylau-Osterode-Allenstein, and had every intention of remaining there, for a fresh army was already gathering in Russia, the 1st corps of which had reached Nur about 50 m.

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  • Again the emperor had to admit that his troops could do no more, and bowing to necessity, he distributed them into winter quarters, where, however, the enterprise of the Cossacks, who were no strangers to snow and to forests, left the outposts but little repose.

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  • On the 8th of December Murat reached Vilna, whilst Ney with about 400 men and Wrede with 2000 Bavarians still formed the rearguard; but it was quite impossible to carry out Napoleon's instructions to go into winter quarters about the town, so that the retreat was resumed on the 10th and ultimately Konigsberg was attained on the 9th of December by Murat with 400 Guards and 600 Guard cavalry dismounted.

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  • Calling up St Cyr, whom he had already warned to remain at Dresden with his command, he decides to fall back towards Erfurt, and go into winter quarters between that place and Magdeburg, pointing out that Dresden was of no use to him as a base and that if he does have a battle, he had much better have St Cyr and his men with him than at Dresden.

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  • These constitute the winter residence of the family, reception rooms, &c. The roofs of the houses are all flat, surrounded by parapets of sufficient height to protect them from the observation of the dwellers opposite, and separate them from their neighbours.

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  • The streets of the entire business section of the city are roofed over in this manner, and in the summer months the shelter from the sun is very grateful, but in the winter these streets are extremely trying to the foreign visitor, owing to their darkness and their damp and chilly atmosphere.

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  • In the dry season, the autumn and winter, on the other hand, there is danger of grounding on the constantly shifting flats and shoals.

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  • There she stayed during the winter and then went to Berlin, where she made the acquaintance of August Wilhelm Schlegel, who afterwards became one of her intimates at Coppet.

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  • In the complete subjection of the Continent which preceded the Russian War this was not so easy as it would have been earlier, and she remained at home during the winter of 1811, writing and planning.

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  • She journeyed slowly through Russia and Finland to Sweden, making some stay at St Petersburg, spent the winter in Stockholm, and-then set out for England.

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  • Despite her increasing ill-health she returned to Paris for the winter of 1816-1817, and her salon was much frequented.

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  • Nearer the coast, where the melting on the surface is more considerable, the wet snow freezes hard during the winter and is more or less transformed into ice, on the surface of which rivers and lakes are formed, the water of which, however, soon finds its way through crevasses and holes in the ice down to its under surface, and reaches the sea as a sub-glacial river.

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  • (Danish).3 It was, however, ascertained that there is a great difference between the velocities of the glaciers in winter and in summer.

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  • At Julianehaab in the extreme south-west the winter is not much colder than that of Norway and Sweden in the same locality; but its mean temperature for the whole year probably approximates to that on the Norwegian coast 600 m.

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  • The interior of Greenland contains both summer and winter a pole of cold, situated in the opposite longitude to that of Siberia, with which it is well able to compete in extreme severity.

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  • the nights in the beginning of September, and the minimum during the winter may probably sink to-90° F.

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  • The eider-duck, guillemot and other sea-birds are in some parts valuable for food in winter, and so is the ptarmigan.

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  • For the rest of the year navigation is stopped, though the winter months form the busy seal-killing season.

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  • If there are four branches, the two central ones are shortened back at the subsequent winter pruning so as to produce others, the two lower ones being laid in nearly at full length.

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  • In the following winter this will take the place of the branch which has just borne, and which is to be cut out.

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  • After resting at Newport, he went for the winter to be under the care of a physician at Saranac Lake in the Adirondacks for the winter.

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  • In all sections about as much, or even more, rain falls in summer as in both autumn and winter, and the summer rains, together with the long summer days, are very favourable to a rapid growth and early maturity of crops.

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  • Nearly the whole state is usually covered with snow during the greater part of winter, and the mean annual fall of snow varies from about 52 in.

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  • In most localities the prevailing winds are northwest in winter and southerly in summer, but at Duluth, on the shore of Lake Superior, they are south-west during November, December and January and north-east during all other months.

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  • The first known white explorers were Radisson and Groseilliers, who spent the winter of1658-1659among the Sioux in the Mille Lacs region.

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  • There is more inorganic nitrogen in the sea near the land than in mid-ocean and there is more at the sea bottom than near the surface; finally, there is more in the later winter than at any other season.

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  • The low temperature of the winter allows (indirectly) an accumulation of the essential nitrogenous mineral salts, but as the minimal temperature is passed (in Feb.

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  • Crushed for a time the party gained strength through the winter of 1791-1792.

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  • sylvaticus, the wood or long-tailed field-mouse, is a species common in many parts of England, often taking to barns and out-houses for shelter during the winter.

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  • At midnight on the 6th of December 1741, with a few personal friends, including her physician, Armand Lestocq, her chamberlain, Michael Ilarionvich Vorontsov, her future husband, Alexius Razumovski, and Alexander and Peter Shuvalov, two of the gentlemen of her household, she drove to the barracks of the Preobrazhensky Guards, enlisted their sympathies by a stirring speech, and led them to the Winter Palace, where the regent was reposing in absolute security.

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  • During the winter the smaller tributaries freeze to the bottom, and about 1st January Lake Baikal becomes covered with a solid crust of ice capable of bearing files of loaded sledges.

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  • The air, after being chilled on the plateaus during the winter, drifts, owing to its greater density, down upon the lowlands; hence in the region of the lower Lena there obtains an exceedingly low temperature throughout the winter, and Verkhoyansk, in 67°N., is the pole of cold of the eastern hemisphere.

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  • The average temperature of winter (December to February) at Yakutsk is - 40.2° F., at Verkhoyansk - 53.1°.

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  • are not uncommon at Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk and Nerchinsk; even in the warmer southern regions of West Siberia and of the Amur the average winter temperature is 2.4° F.

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  • More dreaded than the frosts are the terrible burans or snowstorms, which occur in early spring and destroy thousands of horses and cattle that have been grazing on the steppes throughout the winter.

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  • (2) The Procharisteria at the end of winter, at which thanks were offered for the germination of the seed.

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  • Its foreshore consists of a great expanse of firm, bright sands, and the mildness of its winter climate is attributed to the radiation of heat from them.

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  • Other facilities for outdoor enjoyment are provided in Hesketh Park (presented to the town by the Rev. Charles Hesketh, formerly rector of North Meols, and one of the lords of the manor), the Botanic Gardens, Kew Gardens, South Marine Park, and the Winter Gardens.

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  • After a long period of dry weather the natural flow has been known to fall considerably below 200,000,000 gallons, whilst, on the other hand, in the rainy winter season, the flow in 1894 rose for a short time to as high a figure as 20,000,000,000 gallons, and the ordinary flow in winter months may be put down as 3,000,000,000 gallons.

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  • The works as subsequently maintained by the Thames Conservancy ensure an efficient head of water during the drier seasons of the year, and facilitate the escape of winter floods.

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  • According to some, Niobe is the goddess of snow and winter, whose children, slain by Apollo and Artemis, symbolize the ice and snow melted by the sun in spring; according to others, she is an earth-goddess, whose progeny - vegetation and the fruits of the soil - is dried up and slain every summer by the shafts of the sun-god.

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  • above sea-level and has a mean temperature of about 67° in summer and 51° in winter.

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  • In winter the climate is very fine.

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  • While in summer the thermometer goes up to 97° F., in winter it descends to 19.5°.

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  • Owing to the beauty of its site and the equability of its climate, and to its being screened by lofty hills on the north, east and west, and open to the sea-breezes of the south, it has a high reputation as a winter residence.

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  • in summer or falls below freezing-point in winter.

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