south wind

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a wind from the south

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It was her best face physically that was now set against the south wind.
They surged to and fro like the waves of the Icarian Sea, when the east and south winds break from heaven's clouds to lash them; or as when the west wind sweeps over a field of corn and the ears bow beneath the blast, even so were they swayed as they flew with loud cries towards the ships, and the dust from under their feet rose heavenward.
Edgar, is there not a south wind, and is not the snow almost gone?
continued the directress; and she was right there, for it was a south wind, soft and sweet.
Over the surging sea, with a whitening south wind wan,
The south wind blew Dora, and the wild flowers in the hedges were all Doras, to a bud.
It has made the south wind easterly, I don't know how often.
The fall of snowflakes in a still air, preserving to each crystal its perfect form; the blowing of sleet over a wide sheet of water, and over plains; the waving ryefield; the mimic waving of acres of houstonia, whose innumerable florets whiten and ripple before the eye; the reflections of trees and flowers in glassy lakes; the musical steaming odorous south wind, which converts all trees to windharps; the crackling and spurting of hemlock in the flames, or of pine logs, which yield glory to the walls and faces in the sittingroom,--these are the music and pictures of the most ancient religion.
There are no North and South Winds of any account upon this earth.
The north and south winds met where the house stood, and made it the exact center of the cyclone.
At five o'clock the Victoria, sheltered from the south winds, went gently gliding along the slopes of the mountain, and stopped in a wide clearing remote from any habitation.
Derived from the Ancient Greek south wind god, Nodos or Notus, the Lodos is a dry and warm wind that blows from the southwest.
1 had originally planned to carry a stand into a small retaining pond, so that 1 could hunt the south wind and playoff the whitetail's need to quench their thirst.
Later in the morning he noticed a small flock of lesser snows coming towards them against the south wind.
A south wind forced me out of my best spot, so I had to move my setup to a location I had not previously hunted.
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