gentle breeze

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wind moving 8-12 knots

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It seemed strange that beyond the buttressed walls of Caprona icebergs floated and the south wind was biting, for only a gentle breeze moved across the face of these living waters, and that was damp and warm.
I carried my hat in my hand, and this gentle breeze, passing through my hair, soothed my temples like balm.
The night was, as has been said, dark, and they had happened to reach a spot in among some tall trees, whose leaves stirred by a gentle breeze made a low ominous sound; so that, what with the solitude, the place, the darkness, the noise of the water, and the rustling of the leaves, everything inspired awe and dread; more especially as they perceived that the strokes did not cease, nor the wind lull, nor morning approach; to all which might be added their ignorance as to where they were.
Thus Robin led his band, walking blithely with chest thrown out and head thrown back, snuffing the odors of the gentle breeze that came drifting from over the hayfields.
Shortly after noon of the second day the storm commenced to abate, and before the sun went down, the little craft upon which Tara of Helium had hovered between life and death these many hours drifted slowly before a gentle breeze above a landscape of rolling hills that once had been lofty mountains upon a Martian continent.
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 woman looked calm, as the boat went on; and a beautiful soft summer breeze passed like a compassionate spirit over her head,--the gentle breeze, that never inquires whether the brow is dusky or fair that it fans.
It was now a pleasant evening in the latter end of June, when our heroe was walking in a most delicious grove, where the gentle breezes fanning the leaves, together with the sweet trilling of a murmuring stream, and the melodious notes of nightingales, formed altogether the most enchanting harmony.
The gentle breeze from off the Mersey, helped the air to cool, The aroma of the coffee - good morning, Liverpool.
Guests of Beverly Hills Beauty are instantly transported to the unique vibe and feeling of Beverly Hills, soothed by the gentle breeze rustling through the fronds of the city's signature palm trees.
Clemmy saw none of it though, the suns rays, the soft grass and gentle breeze, the lullaby of trickling beck and she was fast asleep in just a matter of minutes.
I hear your voices in the gentle breeze, whispering softly through the trees.
The sun was shining, a gentle breeze was blowing, birds were singing and the lawnmower was broken.
From the resto's windows, you can see Taal Lake and feel Tagaytay's gentle breeze.
VVINTEGRAL Sir Michael Stoute Three days after shining under Ryan Moore on Racecourse Side, the five-year-old enjoyed a gentle breeze on Long Hill, a gallop that is no longer than five furlongs.