Which preposition to use with autumn

of Occurrences 493%

All the autumn of '79 was very agitated.

in Occurrences 77%

* Bruce complained very much of the dullness of the early autumn in London without Aylmer.

to Occurrences 19%

While those of the high Sierra diminish to less than the hundredth part of their springtime prime, shallowing in autumn to a series of silent pools among the rocks and hollows of their channels, connected by feeble, creeping threads of water, like the sluggish sentences of a tired writer, connected by a drizzle of "ands" and "buts."

for Occurrences 17%

But, on the other hand, a great portion of the woody plants that escape the feet and teeth of the sheep are destroyed by the shepherds by means of running fires, which are set everywhere during the dry autumn for the purpose of burning off the old fallen trunks and underbrush, with a view to improving the pastures, and making more open ways for the flocks.

at Occurrences 9%

There, on the 28th of March, the second canto of Childe Harold, begun in the previous autumn at Janina, was completed.

with Occurrences 9%

" The white dawn follows the darkness; out of the years' decay Shineth the golden fire that gildeth the autumn with light; From another's sin and loss, cometh this good to me, By another's fall am I raised to this blissful height.

from Occurrences 7%

" Symptoms of increasing feebleness led to her removal that autumn from her home at Upton Lane, to various places, Sandgate, Tunbridge Wells, and Bath, in hope of recovering her strength.

on Occurrences 6%

[The Satyrs and Wood-nymphs go out singing, and leave SUMMER and WINTER and AUTUMN on the stage.

into Occurrences 4%

JOHNSON.' 'July 28, 1782.' 'To JAMES BOSWELL, ESQ. 'DEAR SIR, 'Being uncertain whether I should have any call this autumn into the country, I did not immediately answer your kind letter.

than Occurrences 4%

And he, too, is rather a poet of the sunset than of the dawnof the autumn than of the spring.

as Occurrences 3%

Sheltered from evaporation their flow is nearly as full in the autumn as in the time of general spring floods.

by Occurrences 2%

Beneath your feet lie many hundred thousand acres of green pastures, varied in colour during summer and autumn by golden wheatfields bright with yellow charlock and crimson poppies.

after Occurrences 2%

He gave a striking proof of this, the autumn after his conversion, when he went with his wife, according to custom, to dig his potatoes on a neighboring island.

without Occurrences 1%

These singular flowers appear in the autumn without any leaves, whence in some countries they are called Naked Ladies: in the March following the green leaves spring up, and in April the seed-vessel rises from the ground; the seeds ripen in May, contrary to the usual habits of vegetables, which slower in the spring, and ripen their seeds in the autumn.

before Occurrences 1%

He was looking partly at the river, at the pines, at the flaming tree, and partly at the human embodiment of the richness and color of autumn before him.

beneath Occurrences 1%

And as he turned from the grave to his home and crushed the blighted leaves of autumn beneath his feet, he felt that he too, was passing over withered hopes back to the battle field of human life.

fieldsand Occurrences 1%

Sometimes, it is true, you might perceive upon her brow what resembled the shadow of a cloud floating over the bright autumn fieldsand in her eyes a thoughtful dew, which made them swim, veiling their light from you; but this was seldom.

under Occurrences 1%

It is possible that Mrs. Hubert might have regarded it as an unkind visitation of Providence that the results of her lifetime of effort in an important art should have been of such slight interest to her daughter, and should have served, during the autumn under consideration, chiefly as hints and suggestions for her daughter's successful rival.

about Occurrences 1%

He was not afraid to go, for he always took the letter, had done so for seven years, yet whenever summer began to draw to a close, Amuel Sleggins was ill at ease, and if there was a touch of autumn about shivered unduly so that all folk wondered.

Which preposition to use with  autumn