And I was very proud, on that bright Sunday morning, going down the long bleak
road among the sandhills.
The mountains were bleak
and inhospitable, and three times that afternoon we tried to regain the woods.
Then the grin died away, and his face grew bleak
Miss Bronte, a product and embodiment of the strictest religious sense of duty, somewhat tempered by the liberalizing tendency of the time, was the daughter of the rector of a small and bleak
Yorkshire village, Haworth, where she was brought up in poverty.
He had been in the midst of the great open place on winter nights when it was covered with snow and only the moon looked down at him; he had been there in the fall when bleak
winds blew and on summer evenings when the air vibrated with the song of insects.