Winters Sentence Examples
Winters in Northwest Arkansas were usually mild, but this was the coldest in her memory.
The climate is generally cold, with very severe winters.
The state usually has long and severe winters and cool summers, but sudden changes of temperature are common at all seasons.
In the south-eastern counties the winters are mild, with the exception of an occasional cold period, and the summers are hot.
Nearly seventy-five Colorado winters rusting away at the structure did not breed confidence.Advertisement
He returned, after passing two winters in Canada; and on another occasion he also failed to establish a colony.
In middle Russia the winters are both longer and harder, and agriculture is consequently carried on under greater difficulties.
It is well watered, populous, and, as a rule, highly cultivated, fertile, and well wooded; the climate is analogous to that of southern Europe, with hot summers, and winters everywhere cold and in the north decidedly severe.
This belt, which embraces Asia Minor, northern Persia, Afghanistan, and the southern slopes of the Himalaya, from its elevation has a temperate climate, and throughout it the rainfall is sufficient to maintain a vigorous vegetation, while the summers, though hot, and the winters, though severe, are not extreme.
The winters in the uplands are generally severe, and the rainfall heavy.Advertisement
In the more southern parts of the island it often reaches a height of 90 ft., and specimens exist considerably above that size; but the young shoots are apt to be injured in severe winters, and the tree on light soils is also hurt by long droughts, so that it usually presents a ragged appearance; though, in the distance, the lofty top and horizontal boughs sometimes stand out in most picturesque relief above the rounded summits of the neighbouring trees.
But the unusual severity of the winters of 1887, 1894 and 1899 (the report of the Twelfth Census which gives the figures for this year being therefore misleading) destroyed three-fourths of the orange trees, and caused an increased attention to stockraising, and to various agricultural products.
In the two winters of 1814-1816 he ministered to the English congregation at Geneva, and from 1816 to 1821 was curate of Highclere, Hampshire.
Minnesota has the characteristic climate of the North Central group of states, with a low mean annual temperature, a notably rarefied atmosphere that results in an almost complete absence of damp foggy weather, and an unusual dryness which during the rather long winters considerably neutralizes the excessive cold.
In the interior of northern and central Arabia, however, where the average level of the country exceeds 3000 ft., the fiery heat of the summer days is followed by cool nights, and the winter climate is fresh and invigorating; while in the highlands of Asir and Yemen in the south-west, and of Oman in the east, the summer heat is never excessive, and the winters are, comparatively speaking, cold.Advertisement
General characteristics are hot and humid though short summers, and long, cold and clear winters.
In the elevated region in the west the winters are decidedly severe, and the springs and summers often late and cold.
The winters are long and marked by exceedingly low temperatures, but as they are the driest season of the year, the extremes are not so disagreeable as they would be in a more humid region.
The winters are usually long and severe, and the summers cool and salubrious, but the diversity of surface together with unequal distances from the sea cause marked variations for the different regions.
In England the tree grows well in warm situations, but suffers much in severe winters - its graceful form rendering it ornamental in the park or garden, where it sometimes grows 30 or 40 ft.Advertisement
In eastern Canada Ungava and Labrador are very chill and inhospitable, owing largely to the iceberg-laden current sweeping down the coast from Davis Strait, bringing fogs and long snowy winters and a temperature for the year much below the freezing-point.
The prairie provinces have in most parts a distinctly continental climate with comparatively short, warm summers and long, cold winters, but with much sunshine in both seasons.
Leaving out the maritime provinces, southern Ontario, southern Alberta and the Pacific coast region on the one hand, and the Arctic north, particularly near Hudson Bay, on the other, Canada has snowy and severe winters, a very short spring with a sudden rise of temperature, short warm summers, and a delightful autumn with its " Indian summer."
The bracing weather of Canadian winters is followed by the warmth and humidity of genial summers, under which crops grow in almost tropical luxuriance, while the cool evenings and nights give the plants a robustness of quality which are not to be found in tropical regions, and also make life for the various domestic animals wholesome and comfortable.
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Though the Boeotian climate suffered from the exhalations of Copais, which produced a heavy atmosphere with foggy winters and sultry summers, its rich soil was suited alike for crops, plantations and pasture; the CopaIs plain, though able to turn into marsh when the choking of the katavothra caused the lake to encroach, being among the most fertile in Greece.
Winters are frequently severe but do not last long.
In the Ardennes, owing to the greater elevation, the winters are more severe.
The clay belt is in latitudes south of Winnipeg, with a good summer climate but cold winters.
Between Georgian Bay and Ottawa the winters are less cold, but usually with a plentiful snowfall; while the summers are warm and sometimes even hot.
Paulsen (6) as observed by Kleinschmidt in the winters of 1865 to 1882, supplemented by Lovering's data for summer.
In some winters the latter is sufficiently firm and level to admit of sledges passing between Copenhagen and Malmo.
The popular name is applied to Owen's lake, at the end of Owen's river; to Mono lake, into which flow various streams rising in the Sierra between Mount Dana and Castle Peak; and to Death Valley, which contains the " sink " of the Amargosa river, and evidently was once an extensive lake, although now only a mud-flat in ordinary winters, and a dry, alkaline, desert plain in summer.
The winters are cold, but short, and though fruit trees abound and are most prdductive, no evergreen trees or shrubs are to be met with within the province.
The climate is essentially of a moderate character; the winters are rarely very cold, and the summers are seldom of the intensely hot and dry nature which is characteristic of most southerly wine countries.
In the midlands the partridge is fairly common, though not readily enduring the harder winters; and ring-doves and stock-doves occur.
The climate is admirably suited to cattle-raising, as the winters are mild and pasture is to be found throughout the whole year, but the proximity of the Argentine pampas is fatal to its profitable development.
In all eight of the conspirators, including the two Winters, Digby, Fawkes, Rokewood, Keyes and Bates, were executed, while Tresham died in the Tower.
In the farther interior, in the valleys of the Yukon, the Tanana, the Copper and the Sushitna the summers are much the same in character, the winters much more severe.
These figures show that tolerably mild winters (as a whole, apart from the extremes of cold already indicated) are followed by cool summers, both seasons being accompanied by overcast skies, constant and sudden changes from fair to foul weather; while fogs, mists, rains, snows and high winds (prevailing throughout the year) endanger the navigation of the intricate inland channels.
The climate in the valley of the Rhone is, in general, warm, and sometimes very hot; but westward, as the elevation increases, the cold becomes more intense and the winters longer.
These seasons are governed by the apparent movements of the sun, the winters occurring at the equinoxes and the summers at the solstices.
On the west and south coasts of Sweden, and in the Skagerrak south-east of Norway, navigation is interfered with by ice only in severe winters, and then the ice is usually drifting, compact sea-ice being very rare.
During very severe winters the Aland Sea is covered with thick ice available for traffic. The south part of the Gulf of Bothnia is covered with ice every winter along the coasts, but rarely, if ever, in its central part.
The winters are mild.
July and August are the only true summer months, but the winters are not very severe.
The winters are longer and more severe, and the summers are hotter.
It has long winters, with an abundant snowfall, short and wet springs, hot summers and long and steady autumns.
In this zone there prevails a genuine sub-tropical climate, with extremely warm and almost rainless summers and mild winters, the temperature hardly ever sinking below freezing-point.
The only other disease to which reference need be made here is dysentery, which sometimes breaks out after the long confinement bees are compelled to undergo during severe winters.
When the Deans first arrived in Ouray, they weren't sure how they'd adapt to the long winters but when the first serious snow blanketed the western Colorado Mountains in early December they took up winter sports with the enthusiasm of children.
Morris N., Stickler D., Winters C. (1997) ' Which indwelling urethral catheters resist encrustation by Proteus mirabilis biofilms?
The climate of Washington is characterized by great humidity, long-continued and somewhat oppressive heat in summer, and mild winters.
The whole of my winters, as well as most of my summers, I had free and clear for study.
Pyracantha berries are popular with blackbirds and thrushes and with the blackcap, a small warbler that now winters in some suburban gardens.
Bristol were then dealt a further blow as Roy Winters was penalized at the ruck area and was yellow carded.
You know the snowshoe rabbits were my main source of meat during the winters.
Major snowstorms or extreme cold can hit even regions that usually experience mild winters.
They can be very susceptible to frost in harsh winters, causing them to hardly flower at all the next summer.
Warm and temperate with long hot summers, short mild winters and low rainfall.
The winters are mild and temperate with the temperature not dropping below 10C.
Summers are hot and dry, winters are relatively wet with most rain falling in November and December.
Climate models predict that Northern Ireland will see warmer wetter winters, with drier summers.
Coat - The coat is heavy and protects the Maine Coon from rugged winters.
America; these graceful shrubs are worth a place in the range of southern country, while they thrive in free soil and sheltered lawns, but are often cut down in severe winters.
Escallonia - The Escallonias in cultivation are often beautiful shrubs, unfortunately sometimes perishing in hard winters save in favoured districts.
Even in the mild districts it is cut down during severe winters, but it usually shoots up again strongly in the returning spring.
In severe winters all these plants are liable to be cut to the ground, but they start again little the worse.
In mild winters it begins to flower as early as December, and bears among handsome deep green leaves gracefully drooping tufts of pale green catkins, which, if cut with the twigs, endure a long time in vases, and are welcome in winter.
Though uninjured at Kew during recent winters, the plant is still on trial as to its hardiness in this country, and might possibly lose its buds in a severe winter.
Viburnum Cotinifolium - A spreading shrub or low tree of 20 feet, found high on the Himalayas, yet so tender as to need shelter or a place on a warm wall during our winters.
Viburnum Odoratissimum - As a rule, when grown out of doors this is given a place on a wall, as it is not hardy in all winters.
A promising kind, at least for districts where our evergreens usually escape the effects of hard winters.
In certain districts it may be well to give it protection in cold winters if not against a wall, and the only attention it requires is close pruning in early winter.
It is a hardy plant, and I have had it out two winters in a cold frame, and it seems to have stood the climate well."
Farther north they are tender in hard winters.
In some seasons several scores of blooms are borne by this tree, but during the winters of 1891 and 1982 many of the more exposed points were badly injured by frosts, and the bloom lessened in quality accordingly.
Plants sown in autumn will survive mild winters and produce flowers in early summer, these being finer than those of spring-sown plants.
It is hardy enough for walls, and in southern and warm localities withstands our winters without even this protection, but is not the most desirable of plants.
In hard winters even strong plants may be injured or cut to the ground, but the roots seldom perish, and by selection hardier forms are now available than those first introduced.
In sheltered gardens against walls in the southern and the mild parts all may be grown, though they may need extra protection in severe winters.
In severe winters, however, some common Brake may be thrown over it.
America is a noble plant in the summer garden, but will not stand our winters in the open.
In wet winters the plants, on our soil, became gouty.
Our mild and moist southern winters are really less favourable to the cultivation of the Carnation than the more rigorous winter of the north, where a covering of snow secures for the flower a complete period of rest.
In severe winters young trees are injured or even killed, but when well established it endures severe cold.
Snails and slugs are fond of this plant, and in spring, and even in mild winters, may destroy it.
The hardier kinds are from N.W. America, where the winters are severe.
These kinds may be planted with every confidence, even where the winters are long and rigorous.
Calceolaria Violacea - A distinct kind, with small helmet-shaped flowers, rich purple and spotted; succeeds well on warm borders or the rock garden, and, if slightly protected, withstands mild winters in the south.
Unedo grows 20 feet high or more in the coast districts, but inland it is cut down in severe winters.
K. Rooperi is a native of Caffraria, and requires a little protection during severe winters.
Being near the sea there is very little frost in ordinary winters, and the plant requires no protection, but in a less favoured place it would be well to pot it and winter it in a cool greenhouse.
Winters look great in deep, rich colors such as black, deep blue, crimson and dark pink.
Bright white is another good color for many winters since this stark neutral works well with hair and eye color contrast.
By doing your homework, you'll increase the chances of enjoying comforting warmth that will last you through many winters.
John Goodman provided the voice of Frosty, and the narrator is Jonathan Winters.
The beauty of German folk art ornaments made Christmas trees a magical sight in the middle of the dreary East Coast winters.
If you are going as a traditional Mrs. Claus, then you'll want to wear a costume befitting North Pole winters.
However, the majority of the funding is devoted to serving communities with the coldest winters.
After all, Uggs have been around for at least two winters now.
Paris Hilton Winters Boot is a combination of leather and stretch.
While harsh winters may seem long and unforgiving, you can make the season more bearable with fashionable clothing choices.
Resort collections are highly anticipated during frosty winters, when consumers are looking to vacation in more tropical climates.
Since the 1980s, The Young and the Restless focuses on the lives, businesses and loves of the Abbott, Chancellor, Newman and Winters families.
These families are the Abbotts, the Newmans, the Chancellors, the Baldwins and the Winters.
Drucilla Winters is another more established character that is now categorized as "disappeared" but is still integral in the show's plot.
While Shemar Moore has moved on to other acting ventures, he's still very much known for his time as Malcolm Winters on The Young and the Restless.
One of Moore's earliest acting roles was in The Young and the Restless, portraying Malcolm Winters.
In the early 1980s the soap opera transitioned to new central families such as the Abbotts, Newmans and Winters.
The show flirted with a Phyllis and Cane pairing, but ultimately it was Lily Winters that caught Cane's heart.
Yet she had considered his home a sanctuary from the cold winters.
This wouldn't be like their annual snowbirds who simply wanted to escape the cold winters up north, though.
In Britain the evergreen oak is quite hardy in ordinary winters, and is useful to the ornamental planter from its capacity for resisting the sea gales; but it generally remains of small size.
The Sciacca reefs were again closed for three winters by a decree of 1904.
After the close of the war for the Union Mrs Stowe bought an estate in Florida, chiefly in hope of restoring the health of her son, Captain Frederick Beecher Stowe, who had been wounded in the war, and in this southern home she spent many winters.
The winters are less severe, and modern agricultural machinery is generally employed, at all events on the larger estates.
Siberia, north of the 50th parallel, has a climate not much differing from a similarly situated portion of Europe, though the winters are more severe and the summers hotter.
The area between the southern border of Siberia and the margin of the temperate alpine zone of the Himalaya and north China, comprising what are commonly called central Asia, Turkestan, Mongolia and western Manchuria, is an almost rainless region, having winters of extreme severity and summers of intense heat.
This ferment of unrest, which was provoked in the years 1903-190 4, was exacerbated in the winters that followed by the renewed outbreak of the century-long racial feud between the Tatars and the Armenians at Baku and other places.
The young shoots are also given to oxen in the long winters of those northern latitudes, when other green fodder is hard to obtain.
His two winters at Davos had done him some good, but his summers in Scotland invariably undid the benefit.
In the last-named one personal touch is found when the king tells the archbishop how grievous it is to put to death persons of twelve winters for stealing.
Left an orphan at an early age, he worked on a farm to pay his expenses at Richfield (Ohio) Academy, was a schoolmaster for two winters, and, having studied law in the meantime, was admitted to the bar in 1859.
In the east the winters are often long and very cold, and the summers dry and hot.
The winters are long and severe.
The less trustworthy history of the Flatey Book makes Biarni Heriulfsson in 985 discover Helluland (Labrador?) as well as other western lands which he does not explore, not even permitting his men to land; while Leif Ericsson follows up Biarni's discoveries, begins the exploration of Helluland, Markland and Vinland, and realizes some of the charms of the last named, where he winters.
Horse and cattle ranching is practised in Alberta, where the milder winters allow of the outdoor wintering of live stock to a greater degree than is possible in the colder parts of Canada.
It was regarded as doubtful whether his health could withstand the severity of English winters, and the delicacy of his physique and the languor of his manner helped to create the impression that, however great his intellectual powers might be, he had neither the bodily strength nor the energy of character requisite for a political career.
But vast tracts of land are useless except as pasture for sheep, and even the sheep are driven by the severe winters to migrate yearly into Estremadura (q.v.).
The climate, influenced by the high elevation, is characterized by long and severe winters and short summers with great diurnal extremes of temperature.
The climate resembles that of Great Britain, but the winters are generally more severe; the mean annual temperature is 48 F., and the annual rainfall is about 28 in.
Owing to the mildness of its winters, the south-west peninsula is a famous fruit country with many vineyards and orchards of apples, plums and peaches.
The climate of Transylvania is healthy; hot summers alternate with very cold winters, but the rainfall is not great.
This condition of things is not so marked as one goes inward from the coast; yet everywhere save in the high mountains the winters are comparatively mild.
Tobacco-growing was the one vocation of Virginia, and many of the planters were able to spend their winters in London or Glasgow and to send their sons and daughters to the finishing schools of the mother country.
In general terms it may be said that the extremes of temperature are not so great as in corresponding latitudes of the northern hemisphere, because of the greater expanse of water in comparison with the land areas, the summers being cooler and the winters warmer.
The courses of lectures that he delivered at the Masonic Temple in Boston, during the winters of 1835 and 1836, on "Great Men," "English Literature," and "The Philosophy of History," were well attended and admired.
He was tried, together with the two Winters, John Grant, Ambrose Rokewood, Robert Keyes and Thomas Bates, before a special commission in Westminster Hall on the 27th of January 1606.
Farther south, at elevations between 800 and 9500 ft., the year is divided into four distinct seasons - two wet and two dry - the former called inviernos (winters) and the latter veranos (summers).
At higher altitudes long, cold, wet winters are experienced, with so short and cold a summer between them that the bleak paramos are left uninhabited except by a few shepherds in the short dry season.
Extremes of heat and cold occur, but as a rule the winters are dry and mild, while the summer heats are tempered by the perpetual prairie breezes, and the summer nights are usually cool and refreshing.
The winters, especially in the central and north-western sections, are long and severe, and the summers in the central and south-western sections are very warm; but the air is so dry that cold and heat are less felt here than they are in some humid climates with less extreme temperatures.
The winters may be severe, but when mild they are wet and not invigorating.
These latter, accustomed to the mild winters of those latitudes, begin to grow early in spring, and are in consequence liable to injury from spring frosts.
Here the seasons are mild and equable, the winters are short (snow seldom falling), and the summers last for five months.
The winters are here long and cold; the vine and maize are no longer cultivated,the principal crops being wheat, barley, oats, rye, hemp and flax.
In this zone the extremes of temperature are less, though the summers here also are warm, and the winters decidedly cool, especially in the north-east.
Others are probably later, and indicate that prosperity continued here, as it did on the other side of the Pyrenees in Gaul, till the later days of the 4th centuryperhaps indeed not till the fatal winters night in 406-7 when the barbarians burst the Rhine frontier and flooded Gaul and even Spain with a deluge from which there was no recovery.
Like most other baleen whales, they spend the winters in warm waters and migrate to cold seas to feed in summer.
As a practicing Catholic, Blakely then slightly boggles DS Winters by praying over Wells.
However, easterly spells have been very rare in winters post 1988 with the last easterly spells have been very rare in winters post 1988 with the last easterly winter being 1995/96.
Yet cold winters and late frosts often damage the flower buds and prevent blooming.
Another craft, and brighter, may stem the raging gale, Thy plea of sixty winters, old friend, can never fail.
Scaled up over northern Europe, mild winters are evidently a major lifesaver, but this is conveniently ignored too.
By comparison with many other countries of Europe our winters are mild because of the buffering effect of the Gulf Stream and surrounding seas.
Black Forest families carved cuckoo clocks during the hard and long winters when deep snow kept them inside.
Whilst this season has given reasonable snowfalls, preceding winters resulted in loss of revenue for the skiing companies.
The contrast with Scandinavia, where there is only a small increase in deaths despite harsh winters, is particularly striking.
Auckland, New Zealand In Auckland, the climate is almost subtropical with very mild winters and warm, rather humid, summers.
Water shortages and droughts will also become more common as global climatic changes leave us with wetter winters and drier summers.
Climate change is affecting and will continue to affect London, as our summers become hotter and drier and our winters wetter.
Regardless of the precise origin of their ancestors, a few generations of harsh New England winters finalized the traits of the breed, creating a very hardy, large, intelligent, long-haired cat.
The cat is extremely friendly, and I'm assuming she is owned by someone or she wouldn't make it through the winters.
These cats are at home in almost any environment from the freezing winters in Maine to strutting their stuff at a Cat Fanciers Association show.
Over the last few centuries, the Maine Coon has evolved into a breed that can cope with the harsh winters along the Atlantic seaboard.
There are two undercoats; one is a downy fur that helps keep the cat warm during cold winters, and the second undercoat is longer hairs that serve to retain heat.
This breed has developed an ability to tolerate the long, cold winters and thrive in the harsh climate.
Originating in the mountains of Turkey, the Turk developed an unusually long coat for protection from the harsh Turkish winters.
Warmer polar winters will result in melting sea ice, which will cause a rise in sea level.
At first blush, the notion doesn't even sound that bad, particularly if you live in an area that experiences very cold winters.
For those individuals who live in areas that have cold winters, dried herbs may be the only way to add wonderful flavor to their cooking dishes.
Animals hoard food so they will have enough to get them through harsh winters.
They say the winter of 2010 is one of the coldest winters we have had in many, many years.
Its long, silvery, deeply divided leaves and purplish flower-heads make it useful for pleasure grounds, but it may get killed in hard winters.
China, where the winters are severe, it has proved hardy in this country.
In Holland, where the winters are often very severe, they are covered with reeds or straw at the approach of the cold season.
Iberis Semperflorens - A shrubby plant, with dense corymbs of whit flowers, and not suited for border culture, though hardy enough to stand our winters when grown at the foot of a south wall or in a very sunny corner of the rock garden.
On dry soils, and if the winters be mild, they will live for two or three years.
Recent severe winters may have hurt it in many places; but after so many years success no one in a likely district will give up its culture.-B.
It bears smaller flowers than Mooreanum, but is hardier, and with a little care in severe winters will grow well in almost any part of Britain.
Dictamnus (Dittany of Crete) is a pretty plant, somewhat tender, and best grown under glass rather than in the open air, though during mild winters it may survive.
In climates with cold winters, it's a good idea to mulch newly planted or less hardy perennials and shrubs over the winter.
It is perfectly hardy so far as its capability of withstanding our severe winters is concerned, but it is evidently in some way lacking in robustness, otherwise it would not be so scarce.
In areas with cold winters and little snow cover, perennials will benefit from a protective winter mulch.
It is important to select plants that will survive the warmest of winters or sub-zero temperatures, depending upon your locality, so that you can enjoy the winter plants that you've cultivated.
Such cold frames harnessed two natural elements, manure and solar power, to create warm temperatures that withstood cold New England winters.
If your climate is usually mild and you don't tend to experience harsh winters, you can probably get away with a shorter cut and a lighter fabric.
Cloaks were short in warm weather and longer for the winters, or else a military jacket would be worn.
As I mentioned, I grow enough kale that winters over.
Some herbs cannot withstand winters and need to be brought inside your house during the cold months.
Coats sold in climates that experience harsh winters will be heavier than coats sold in more tropical areas.
This area is often referred to as the Desert Region and is known for its hot, dry summers and mild winters.
The term "snowbird" refers to people that leave the harsh, cold, snowy winters of their main home town and temporarily move to areas where the winter season is warm and sunny.
The mild climate with its balmy winters ensures that parks can stay open throughout the year, yet Orlando is far enough away from the coast to be spared the brunt of severe storms, including hurricanes.
The Wilamette Valley is at the heart of Oregon's Pinot Noir and Chardonnay growing industry due to its temperate and wet winters and relatively dry summers.
The winters are mild and the summers get hot but are cooled by Pacific marine air and morning fog.
Due in part to the rough winters along the lakes in New York, visitors may enjoy the winery best in the warmer months of the year, from May through September.
Your hair will feel soft and happy throughout even the harshest of winters.
For example, if you live in Ohio but like to spend your winters in Florida, you may need to reside in your Ohio home more than in Florida.
Lily Winters was the young and impressionable daughter of Drusilla and Neil Winters.
He replaced those earlier core families with the Abbotts, Williams, Newmans and Winters families.
He's the father of Lily Winters and worked for Newman Enterprises for a long time before becoming CEO of Chancellor Industries.
He was previously married to Keesha Monroe and Olivia Winters, then became engaged to Sofia Dupre (Julia Pace Mitchell).
The story started as a typical Gothic, with the young governess Victoria Winters arriving at Collinwood, ancestral home of the Collins family, who were the movers and shakers of the town of Collinsport.
Weather. It's no secret that cold, windy winters will make your skin feel like it's ready to crack from dryness.
Mississippi is known for hot summers and mild winters, making it a great spot to be outside year around.
Our winters are cold and snowy, and great for skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing.
While the Ouray winters were far less severe that one might think, they did have a way of wearing out their welcome, like company that won't go home.
Mountain winters were always a surprise to lowlanders and easterners, where the chemistry of moisture played games that produced slush and wet snow, not the sparkling crystals so soft a broom could clear a foot-deep snowfall with a few swishes.
Back East, winters are always angry, even cruel sometimes.
A true introduction to Colorado mountain winters, the ones you read about in the books and think are the exaggeration of some faulty memory.
In Great Britain the beetle, after completing its development, winters in the seed, waiting to emerge and lay its eggs on the blossom in the ensuing spring.
Ten years before, John Worlidge, one of his correspondents, and the author of the Systema Agriculturae (1669), observes, " Sheep fatten very well on turnips, which prove an excellent nourishment for them in hard winters when fodder is scarce; for they will not only eat the greens, but feed on the roots in the ground, and scoop them hollow even to the very skin.
The general experience of the decade of the 'eighties was that of disappointing summers, harsh winters, falling prices, declining rents and the shrinkage of land values.