19 Metaphors for heavy

And heavy were De Stafford's sighs, And oft impatient would they rise; Though Friendship, Honour's self was there, Until he found a nurse more fair!

I, too, am very sorry, my little child, and heavy is my heart.

Seven hundred of the Roundheads advanced to the assault, but so heavy was the fire that Harry's troops poured upon them that they were forced to fall back with great slaughter.

" "And the heavier will be the plunder.

Dredging in shallow water, say ten to twenty fathoms, is an easy operation enough; but the deeper the dredger goes, the heavier must be his vessel, and the stouter his tackle, while the operation of hauling up becomes more and more laborious.

Heavy had been the load on Mary Pratt's heart, at the previous display of her uncle's weakness, and profound was now her grief at his having made such an end.

So heavy was the fighting that the embankment of a branch railway from which I viewed the afternoon's battle was literally carpeted with the corpses of Germans who had been killed during the morning.

And little BOBBY'S hair is curled By country breezes sweet; And LIZZIE'S heart is full of light, Though heavy are her feet.

Heavy is the first night of sorrow, but still more terrible the first bloody thoughts of crime.

Heavy is the toll taken by the sparrow from the oat-crops of his new home; his thievish nature grows blacker there, though his plumage often turns partly white.

So heavy had been the movement towards the rocks, that Roswell saw he could delay no longer.

Heavy were the losses in sheep and cattle, costly and infuriating the delays, caused by flooded rivers.

Heavy is the task, but the Eternal giveth power and strength.

The air space above the water in bottle B soon becomes filled by displacement with sulphurous acid gas, which is a little over twice as heavy as air; so in order to expedite the complete saturation of the water, it is convenient to remove the bottle A with its tube from bottle B, and after having closed the latter by its cork or stopper, to agitate it thoroughly by turning the bottle upside down.

It is as close and as heavy as ebony; not very much softer than lignumvitae; it cuts better than any other wood; and when an edge is made of the ends of the fibres, it stands better than lead or tin, nay almost as well as brass.

His eyes were tolerably large and well shaped, more heavy than fiery in the expression; when he was thin they were rather prominent.

My feet were like lumps of ice, as heavy as lead, and I didn't seem able to lift them from the ground.

Then, during a pause in the conversation, little Willie looked up at the young gentleman and piped: "Am I as heavy as sister Mabel?"

The weight of wood substance, that is, the material which composes the walls of the fibres and other cells, is practically the same in all species, whether pine, hickory, or cottonwood, being a little greater than half again as heavy as water.

19 Metaphors for  heavy