As Copley departed, happening to glance backward from the threshold, he beheld Drowne bending over the half-created shape, and stretching forth his arms as if he would have embraced and drawn it to his heart; while, had such a miracle been possible, his countenance expressed passion enough to communicate warmth
and sensibility to the lifeless oak.
The table had been as carefully laid, a clear fire glowed in the stove, the cat dozed in its warmth
, and Mattie came forward carrying a plate of doughnuts.
He rose, descended to his shady walk, then came out a little into the sun, as though to partake of its warmth
for a minute in memory of his absent child.
In the sunshine the air was warm, and that warmth
was particularly pleasant with the invigorating freshness of the morning frost still in the air.
Though he still felt some warmth
from the tea he had drunk and from his energetic struggle when clambering about in the snowdrift, he knew that this warmth
would not last long and that he had no strength left to warm himself again by moving about, for he felt as tired as a horse when it stops and refuses to go further in spite of the whip, and its master sees that it must be fed before it can work again.
He raised a certain building in his court-yard by a story, which shutting out the sun, took half a degree of warmth
from Boxtel's garden, and, on the other hand, added half a degree of cold in winter; not to mention that it cut the wind, and disturbed all the horticultural calculations and arrangements of his neighbour.
The Snake was quickly revived by the warmth
, and resuming its natural instincts, bit its benefactor, inflicting on him a mortal wound.
Alec was basking in the warmth
of the study fire, after his drive, when the sound of a stifled sob made him hurry to the door and look anxiously into the hall.
Out of the dark and cold it comes into the light and warmth
for a moment, and then vanishes into the dark and cold once more.
Yes, red--to give warmth
to that milk-white skin and those shining gray-green eyes of yours.
As the warmth
returned, the arctic forms would retreat northward, closely followed up in their retreat by the productions of the more temperate regions.
Man wanted a home, a place of warmth
, or comfort, first of warmth
, then the warmth
of the affections.
I agree," answered Thwackum, with great warmth
, "with a man who asserts honour to be antecedent to religion
It was pitiable to see in it the stirrings of warmth
that would be quenched for ever.
Oh, ye only is it, ye dark, nightly ones, that extract warmth
from the shining ones