This long rain, too, was just the kind of cause which was likely to loosen the strata of rock piled up in the ledges; if the dreaded event should ever come to pass, it would be at such a time.
Sure the wind blew into it,' says he, 'an' the rain was comin' through the roof, an' there wasn't as much fire on the hearth as 'ud warm a fly itself.
''You may laugh if you please,' said Tom, resting on his spade, 'you may laugh if you please, but it's a bad thing any how to spake that way of the saints; and, sure, Saint Swithin was a blessed priest, and the rain was a miracle sent on his account; but may be you never heard how it came to pass.
"The rain is a stranger to the earth, rivers to the sea, Jupiter in Egypt, the sun to us all.
The steady rain in which we had traveled for eight hours then became a violent thunder-storm; all the brooks and ditches by the way were over their banks, and our horses could hardly flounder under their loads through the heavy going; while we, in the darkness, could not see the road, even where it could he followed, save when the lightning flashes showed it, and so, not being able to walk, rode perforce.
But the rain was the wind, and in fact, at that date, the breeze freshened so much that the air was displaced with a velocity of sixty feet a second, say thirty-one miles an hour.
It was still as a church on a week-day; the pattering rain on the forest leaves was the only sound audible.... "I heard a movementthat narrow front-door was unclosing, and some shape was about to issue from the grange.
Rain is the biggest threat.
Much rain also in these days, though with some intervals of fair weather: but, it seems, this was the rainy season.
When the rain of weapons was over, a gigantic peasant, armed with a huge club, stalked into the room, closely followed by a fierce lion.
Rain is another force that works slowly.
Acid rain was an example where the first phase was, there is no problem.
Acid rain had become a major environmental issue in northeastern North America.
For rain and mountain storms, the like thou need'st not fear; The rain and storm are things that scarcely can come here.
For those in the Lowcountry, the rains at the beginning of the month were only the first wave.
She rose hastily and obeyed; a rain of silver coins fell, then gold, then banknotes, littering the floor.
“Significant ice accumulation may be possible and widespread power outages are expected where freezing rain is the primary type of precipitation.
Note that heavy rains are a natural aphid control, and natural enemies can stabilize or even start decreasing soybean aphid numbers.
The general management is comprehended in stirring the soil occasionally in the immediate vicinity of the roots; taking up overgrown plants, reducing and replanting them, for which the rains is the best time; renewing the soil around the roots; sticking the weak plants; pruning and trimming others, so as to remove all weakly or decayed parts.
He seemed pleased with his survey, and, baring his shaggy head, said, in a rich, deep voice: "The rain is so heavy, friends, that I ask leave to come in and rest awhile.
This rain has now become a flood of condemnation.
Of what use is the rain?
Rain was a quiet and shy child.
Even now, in these days, the rain, the snow, the dew and the clouds are the creative powers which come down from Rangi to mother Earth and cause the trees, the shrubs and the plants to grow in spring and flourish in summer.
The husband went to heaven, and the rain is the male seed that creates life on earth.
" "The rain is audience enough," spoke Mollie.
Though the rain it raineth every day: and swearing it was a brave night to cool a lady's pride.
The rain was a passing shower, hardly worth speaking of, but the glory of the day was over.
Clay is wet and so is mud, Winter rains are wetter.
Yesterday’s rain is a distant memory (Why worry, there should be sunshine after rain).
The rain was a thick drizzle.
"Rain being an agent of Time in the production of change, there can be no place for it under the present dispensation."
The most rain occurring during a single day was a whopping 2.13 inches logged for Dec. 1, according to a breakdown from F.G. Doggett Water Plant, the city’s official weather-monitoring station.
It was fast ground at Haydock in the Sandy Lane and he went and won the Sprint Cup on soft, so the rain earlier in the week wasn’t a big worry.
Though the heavy rain was the end of my luck.
The spring came, but the rain was ceaseless.
Between the marais and the Mississippi, the spring rains were a perpetual danger.
But by some chance for which I cannot to this hour account (unless the rain was the cause), I missed the chart-road, which should have been fairly level, and found myself on mountain tracks, unconscious of my whereabouts, while darkness fell, and a windless downpour that had a certain sullen venom in its superabundance drenched us.
"Did it rain?" was the old man's second demand, husky and serious.
RAIN IN SUMMER How beautiful is the rain!
But though rain, like rivers, is a carrier of soil, it is more.
The rain of two days became a driving sleet, which formed a mirror of ice over the city.
Frequent rain is a fact of life in England, but to the 21-year-old Royal Flying Corps pilot the inclement weather meant another day of stultifying boredom.
A ten hour stretch of arduous labor, in a climate where incessant rain is the rule for at least six months of the year, was enough to try the strength and patience of even the strongest.
He raineth, and that same rain is thunder; it terrifieth: fear thou Him thundering, and receive Him raining.
Rain, sun and wind were cosmetics to her firm, smooth skin.
During the early years of training, Rain was a backup dancer.