Jack Landis thawed a little under this careless chatter.
Being hungry, cold and tired, the guests were rather silent during the short drive, but Aunt Plumy's hospitable welcome, and the savory fumes of the dinner awaiting them, thawed the ice and won their hearts at once.
I had entered this family with the distrustful feelings I had brought with me out of slavery; but ere six months had passed, I found that the gentle deportment of Mrs. Bruce and the smiles of her lovely babe were thawing my chilled heart.
he answered, somewhat mollified, for the laugh and the voice would have thawed a human icicle, and, with all his faults, Arthur was not an icicle.
And as the sun's warmth began to thaw the tracery of frost on the window, I began to hope that God's grace may yet find out Dave, and that he too may "make good" in the years to come.
Towards midday the sun slightly thaws the surface of the frozen snow, and makes matters still worse.
But the weather seems to be softening, and will thaw my stunnings.
sooner might the sun thaw down these granite stones.
No need of spring sunshine to thaw his song, for it never freezes.
Thou ever young, fresh, lov'd, and delicate wooer, Whose blush doth thaw the consecrated snow That lies on Dian's lap!
While we were trying to thaw the little schoolmarm's shyness, a mouse ran across the floor.
Everywhere, big and small, there were the rushing torrents of melting snows and the crackle of crumbling ice, the dying cries of thawing rock and earth and tree, and each night for many nights past the cold pale glow of the aurora borealis had crept farther and farther toward the Pole in fading glory.
We could but now and then catch a glimpse of the scenery through our coach window by thawing a place in the thickly covered glass, which was so plated with the arborescent frost as not to yield to the warmth of the sun at midday.
It was like trying to melt an iceberg with a sunbeam to thaw that callous nature.
We had to thaw our moccasins each morning by thrusting them inside our shirts.
At one side of this, Morse built the fire while Beresford unharnessed the dogs and thawed out a mess of frozen fish for them.
Thawed out some old magazines and picture papers which were left here by the Discovery, and gave us very good reading.
Upon this they made tea, heated pemmican and bannocks, and thawed a jar of preserves Jessie had made the previous summer of service berries and wild raspberries.
Yes, sir, thawed my way inch by inch to the old channel."
After unharnessing the dogs, the Boy stood an instant looking enviously at them as he thawed out his stiff hands under his parki.
It was nearing the end of May. The sun had thawed the high ground; Isak roofed in his shed with turf and it was finished.
Oh weep for Adonais, though our tears Thaw not the frost which binds so dear a head!
As we have no winter thaws no crust forms on the snow, therefore we travel from the various points that may be necessary with snowshoes.
But mamma can thaw out the fish by putting them in water, and we can have them for dinner to-morrow."
when the sleety showers her path assail, 270 And like a torrent roars the headstrong gale; No more her breath can thaw their fingers cold, Their frozen arms her neck no more can fold; Weak roof a cowering form two babes to shield, And faint the fire a dying heart can yield!
You'll thaw the fellow yet," said the king, "though I grant you he is icy enough."
With the women it was quick work enough; but soon he had thawed my father too, which was no such easy matter, and had gained Jim Horscroft's goodwill as well as my own.
They were glad indeed to rest at dusk and thaw their frozen faces.
In winter-time, when the earth is frozen hard, they must remain underground, and cannot make their way through: but now that the sunshine has thawed the earth they can come to the surface, and whatever gets into their hands, or is brought to their caves, seldom, if ever, again sees daylight."
In the spring, when the bogs were thawed some depth, Sivert came down from Sellanraa to Storborg, to start a bit of ditching for his brother, and lo, Andresen himself went out on the land digging too.
I thaw cook cut a fowl's froat vis morning.
The remnant of that corps, less thaw two companies, from the battle of Camden, was commanded by Captain Kirkwood, who passed through the war with high reputation; and yet, as the line of Delaware consisted of but one regiment, and that regiment was reduced to a captain's command.
A fire of dry heather was made in the wide fire-place, and the ruddy flames, with a change of clothing and a draught of the amber vintage of Estepona, soon thawed out the chill of the journey.
You must know, then, that after the Russian campaign the remains of our poor army were quartered along the western bank of the Elbe, where they might thaw their frozen blood and try, with the help of the good German beer, to put a little between their skin and their bones.
Such was the face without; a mountain stood Threatening from high, and overlook'd the wood: Beneath the lowering brow, and on a bent, The temple stood of Mars armipotent: The frame of burnish'd steel, that cast a glare From far, and seem'd to thaw the freezing air.
Ancient men will dote in this kind sometimes as well as the rest; the heat of love will thaw their frozen affections, dissolve the ice of age, and so far enable them, though they be sixty years of age above the girdle, to be scarce thirty beneath.