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ice resembling a pendent spear, formed by the freezing of dripping water

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On the rock floor there was in these cases what looked, Sir Henry said, exactly like a broken column in an old Grecian temple, whilst high above, depending from the roof, the point of a huge icicle could be dimly seen.
Even as we gazed we could hear the process going on, for presently with a tiny splash a drop of water would fall from the far-off icicle on to the column below.
Walls of ice, carved with strange figures, were around her; glittering icicles hung from the high roof, and soft, white snow covered the hard floors.
On she went to the Frost-King's throne, bearing two crowns, one of sparkling icicles, the other of pure white lilies, and kneeling before him, said,--
A little flock of these titmice came daily to pick a dinner out of my woodpile, or the crumbs at my door, with faint flitting lisping notes, like the tinkling of icicles in the grass, or else with sprightly day day day, or more rarely, in spring-like days, a wiry summery phe-be from the woodside.
The trees and shrubs, however, were now leafless, and their twigs were enveloped in the light snow, which thus made a kind of wintry foliage, with here and there a pendent icicle for the fruit.
It was a frosty kind of brightness, too, like that of an icicle in the moonlight.
I just don't drink,' replied Nikita without lifting his eyes but looking askance at his scanty beard and moustache and getting the icicles out of them.
But as for Queequeg --why, Queequeg sat there among them --at the head of the table, too, it so chanced; as cool as an icicle.
Missis walked in,' she said, 'as chill as an icicle, and as high as a princess.
He was the most energetic man I ever saw, think quick as a wink, as cool as an icicle an' as wild as a Comanche.
Candy cane-lined driveway, prancing reindeer, glistening icicles and Santa's sleigh.
Display features reindeer, icicles, red and green floodlights and more than 7,500 lights.
Puddles of water froze and icicles formed on the bottom branches of the lemon trees, creating an unwelcome winter wonderland out of the acres of subtropical fruit.
The Green Room's mantel depicts the Sugar Plum Fairy in color-coordinated splendor: green and lavender glitter, flowers, icicles and snow.