By this time, the walk in the rain
had reached Mrs.
The month of December set in drearily, with rain
in the valleys and snow upon the hills.
There was no breath of wind, but the rain
nearly drowned the flare as the great deer hurried down the slope, sliding on his haunches.
She was very much obliged to him, but declined it all, repeating her conviction, that the rain
would come to nothing at present, and adding, "I am only waiting for Mr Elliot.
Who don't know anything of us, and where it comes from; or think how we two drove miles across the moor tonight in the rain
that it might reach 'em in time?
Just lately she has been favoring us with almost incessant rain
for about three weeks; and I am a demned damp, moist, unpleasant body, as Mr.
A dark- eyed, dark-haired, shy, village beauty comes in--so fresh in her rosy and yet delicate bloom that the drops of rain
which have beaten on her hair look like the dew upon a flower fresh gathered.
But whether Catherine might still expect her friends, whether there had not been too much rain
for Miss Tilney to venture, must yet be a question.
And when the afternoon was nearly gone, and still there was no sign of rain
, we tried to cheer ourselves up with the idea that it would come down all at once, just as the people had started for home, and were out of the reach of any shelter, and that they would thus get more drenched than ever.
was descending in torrents, and Rostov, with a young officer named Ilyin, his protege, was sitting in a hastily constructed shelter.
For some minutes the rain
continued to rattle upon the skylight, and the thunder gave another shake or two; but it was evident from the clearing of the darkness and the light drumming of the rain
upon the roof, that the great confused ocean of air was travelling away from them, and passing high over head with its clouds and its rods of fire, out to sea.
We only know that yesterday came a Rain
of Stones upon us, which did much damage and injured some of our people.
How could I ride in the rain
, I should like to know.
So soundly did Jerry sleep, that when the rain
, having robbed the atmosphere of its last breath of wind, ceased and left the stateroom a steaming, suffocating furnace, he did not know when Skipper, panting for air, his loin cloth and undershirt soaked with sweat, arose, tucked blanket and pillow under his arm, and went on deck.
She said, "All things are prospering with me, and I have only one wish, that there may be a heavy fall of rain
, in order that the plants may be well watered.