EVE, now expect great tidings, which perhaps Of us will soon determin, or impose New Laws to be observ'd; for I descrie From yonder blazing Cloud
that veils the Hill One of the heav'nly Host, and by his Gate None of the meanest, some great Potentate Or of the Thrones above, such Majestie Invests him coming; yet not terrible, That I should fear, nor sociably mild, As RAPHAEL, that I should much confide, But solemn and sublime, whom not to offend, With reverence I must meet, and thou retire.
About one o'clock in the afternoon the thinning remnant of a cloud
of the black vapour appeared between the arches of Blackfriars Bridge.
The lonely convent on the hill Draws merchants faring from the west; Almost upon the waters still The quiet clouds
lean down and rest.
On a throne hung with clouds
sat the Frost-King; a crown of crystals bound his white locks, and a dark mantle wrought with delicate frost-work was folded over his cold breast.
He was a bright-eyed man, but wofully pined away, which was no more than natural, if, as some people affirmed, his ordinary diet was fog, morning mist, and a slice of the densest cloud
within his reach, sauced with moonshine, whenever he could get it.
He breathes his rage in terrific squalls, and overwhelms his realm with an inexhaustible welter of clouds
At this level the lower clouds
are laid out, all neatly combed by the dry fingers of the East.
A light so great that it shall dissipate those black clouds
that are rushing up and piling around us.
I am simply going to take you up above these clouds
that are now deluging us, and remove you from this pestilential atmosphere.
He got more and more perplexed up there among the clouds
as to what he should do with this wonderful find of his.
Day was breaking, the rain had ceased, and the clouds
The mountain before them was shaped like a cone and was so tall that its point was lost in the clouds
We must have covered a great many thousand square miles of territory, and yet we had seen nothing in the way of a familiar landmark, when from the heights of a mountain-range we were crossing I descried far in the distance great masses of billowing clouds
Then she dropped swiftly to the dark and wind-swept zone between the hurtling clouds
and the gloomy surface of the shadowed ground.
I will teach you to fly then," said the Eagle; and taking her up in his talons he carried her almost to the clouds
suddenly he let her go, and she fell on a lofty mountain, dashing her shell to pieces.