This held about three hours, and then began to abate; and in two hours more it was quite calm, and began to rain very hard.
All this time I worked very hard, the rains hindering me many days, nay, sometimes weeks together; but I thought I should never be perfectly secure till this wall was finished; and it is scarce credible what inexpressible labour everything was done with, especially the bringing piles out of the woods and driving them into the ground; for I made them much bigger than I needed to have done.
And then, too, somehow I always find myself carrying more things in wet weather than in dry; and when you have a bag, and three parcels, and a newspaper, and it suddenly comes on to rain, you can't open your umbrella.
A woman's tears do not make one wet, but the rain does; and her coldness does not lay the foundations of asthma and rheumatism, as the east wind is apt to.
He came in with eagerness, appeared to see and think only of her, apologised for his stay, was grieved to have kept her waiting, and anxious to get her away without further loss of time and before the rain
increased; and in another moment they walked off together, her arm under his, a gentle and embarrassed glance, and a "Good morning to you
There will be very few people in the pump-room, if it rains
all the morning.
This is of infinitely more consequence than rain
in the lower country.
So they drove on through the gloom, forming one bundle inside the sail-cloth, the horse going as he would, and the rain
driving against them.
It was simply pouring with rain outside, and had been all day; and I couldn't quite make matters out.
I tapped it again the next morning, and it went up still higher, and the rain came down faster than ever.
It would get so dark that it looked all blue-black outside, and lovely; and the rain would thrash along by so thick that the trees off a little ways looked dim and spider- webby; and here would come a blast of wind that would bend the trees down and turn up the pale under- side of the leaves; and then a perfect ripper of a gust would follow along and set the branches to tossing their arms as if they was just wild; and next, when it was just about the bluest and blackest -- FST
Chickens knows when it's gwyne to rain, en so do de birds, chile.
was descending in torrents, and Rostov, with a young officer named Ilyin, his protege, was sitting in a hastily constructed shelter.
How could I ride in the rain
, I should like to know.
And the rain
beat on the dock-leaves to make drum-music for their sake, and the sun shone in order to give the burdock forest a color for their sakes; and they were very happy, and the whole family was happy; for they, indeed were so.