A fresh sweet breeze of evening sucked down the hatch.
But at the Long Bridge the breeze from the wide channel of the river cleared the clouds of dust, and the men, catching glimpses of each other, broke into jocose banter.
Well, then," said he, "give me--in the latter part of spring--dressed in full spring-tide attire--in company with five or six young fellows of twenty, or six or seven lads under that age, to do the ablutions in the I stream, enjoy a breeze in the rain-dance, and finish up with songs on the road home."
CHAPTER XI LISTER'S REWARD Signal flags fluttered in the breeze at the top of the Isleta and a smoke cloud stained the blue horizon.
It seems to blend with the whispering sound of breezes on their way, The rattle of their harness and the charger's joyous neigh.
They endeavored to ruin him, urged on by his personal enemies, who assured them that he was the author of the plague, because he had brought all the country people into the city, where they were compelled to live during the heat of summer, crowded together in small rooms and stifling tents, living an idle life too, and breathing foul air instead of the pure country breeze to which they were accustomed.
The night had been quiet, and the breeze steady until near on to the dawn, when the wind slacked away to nothing, and we lay there waiting, perchance the sun should bring the breeze with it.
"Anon, we again went for a ride, and I am here to state that the way we breezed through that village made the proverbial Kansas cyclone look as if it was running on crutches.
As he neared the river, the leader paused often, cocking his ears and raising his muzzle to sniff the gentle breeze for the tell-tale scent spoor of the dread flesh-eaters.
The glass is falling, the wind is breezing up, and I won't say but what there's dirt in it.
Rippling, like breezes over the surface of a golden lake, they came in long, broken lines, moving, following, changing, until the whole wheat-field seemed in shadowy motion.
With the breeze behind us, on we go; Not too much, good Saint Antonio!
He sat through the thickening shadows watching the stars come trooping into the darkening sky, hearkening to the night breeze among the trees, and the thin singing noises of insects.
There's nothing to touch them and when they breeze across the finish I imagine every ranch owner present will want to bid for them.
A light breeze off the land saved them, and in another day they returned to "obtain cocoanuts, plantains, bananas, apples, yams and other roots, which were exchanged for nails and beads."
Quite early there was a little breeze between Edward Crampton and Esmeer, who had ventured an opinion about the partition of Poland.
There is a breeze along shore at all times.
The flower itself is double, and its deep crimson--the deepest almost of any flower I have ever seen--shone conspicuously, as it waved gracefully in the breeze above the surrounding vegetation.
His horse left steaming at his journey's end, Up through his palace stairs with springing tread He strode; the silence met him like a friend, Fain to dissuade him from that deed of dread, Making a breeze about his burning head, Laying large hands of comfort on his soul; Within the ashes of his cheek burned red A long-shut rose of youth, as to the goal Of death he sped, as once to love's own tryst he stole.
On leaving these rocks I hoped to have reached in time some part of the north-east shore of Adolphus Island where I could observe the sun's meridional altitude on the sea horizon; but we were detained in the arm by strong ripplings and a fresh sea-breeze until it was too late.
That part of the land that loved the flag cherished it with a fervor deeper than the half-alien race that first flung it to the breeze under Washington.
The rooms are large and airy, and there is a spacious open divan which affords ample shade and a cool breeze throughout the whole day.
11.--In prose, the use of adjectives for adverbs is improper; but, in poetry, an adjective relating to the noun or pronoun, is sometimes elegantly used in stead of an adverb qualifying the verb or participle; as; "Gradual sinks the breeze Into a perfect calm.
The "Dillingham" had been flung to the breeze during a former period of prosperity when its possessor was being paid $30 per week.
By Yarrow's stream still let me stray, Though none should guide my feeble way Still feel the breeze down Ettrick break, Although it chill my withered cheek; Still lay my head by Teviot's stone, Though there, forgotten and alone, The bard may draw his parting groan.
Satiny poppies of all tints danced in the breeze by the score, gaily defying flowers which had lived in the garden for years and which it might be confessed seemed rather to wonder how such new people had got there.
Looking to left and right, Jack can see the colors of three regiments, and his eye rests with pleasure on the bright, shining folds of the Caribees' dark-blue State flag spread to the breeze beside the stars of the Union.
As the "Caroline" came boldly up, seeming to bear the breeze before her, the sighing of the wind, as it murmured through the rigging of the stranger, was the only sound that issued from her.
It occurs frequently on the ocean, too, where the mariner is accustomed to find a heavy sea setting in one direction, the effects of some distant storm, while the breeze around him is blowing in its opposite.
The pale descending year, yet pleasing still, A gentler mood inspires: for now the leaf Incessant rustles from the mournful grove, Oft startling such as, studious, walk below, And slowly circles through the waving air; But should a quicker breeze amid the boughs Sob, o'er the sky the leafy deluge streams, Till, choked and matted with the dreary shower, The forest walks, at every rising gale, Roll wide the withered waste and whistle bleak.
"We reached this the day before yesterday, in the evening; having had a strong breeze against us for a day or two before; which made me extremely uncomfortable,--and indeed my headache is hardly gone yet.