zephyr


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a gentle wind

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a natural movement or current of air

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(Greek mythology) the Greek god of the west wind

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Pickwick was looking on; upon which he winked to the Zephyr, and entreated him, with mock gravity, not to wake the gentleman.
'Why, bless the gentleman's honest heart and soul!' said the Zephyr, turning round and affecting the extremity of surprise;
Pickwick, without the slightest intimation of his purpose, sprang vigorously out of bed, struck the Zephyr so smart a blow in the chest as to deprive him of a considerable portion of the commodity which sometimes bears his name, and then, recapturing his nightcap, boldly placed himself in an attitude of defence.
'Well, you're a trump, and I like you all the better for it,' said the Zephyr. 'Now jump into bed again, or you'll catch the rheumatics.
Under a tuft of shade that on a green Stood whispering soft, by a fresh Fountain side They sat them down, and after no more toil Of thir sweet Gardning labour then suffic'd To recommend coole ZEPHYR, and made ease More easie, wholsom thirst and appetite More grateful, to thir Supper Fruits they fell, Nectarine Fruits which the compliant boughes Yeilded them, side-long as they sat recline On the soft downie Bank damaskt with flours: The savourie pulp they chew, and in the rinde Still as they thirsted scoop the brimming stream; Nor gentle purpose, nor endearing smiles Wanted, nor youthful dalliance as beseems Fair couple, linkt in happie nuptial League, Alone as they.
With what excessive fragrance the zephyr comes Laden from yonder bowers!- a fairer day, Or one more worthy Italy, methinks No mortal eyes have seen!- what said the Count?
Still, the Tankadere was so light, and her fine sails caught the fickle zephyrs so well, that, with the aid of the currents John Bunsby found himself at six o'clock not more than ten miles from the mouth of Shanghai River.
Tales of adventure, love, war and death in every known corner of the world; and the ten captains told, each, his story of how he came to be of Torn; and thus, with fighting enough by day to keep them good humored, the winter passed, and spring came with the ever wondrous miracle of awakening life, with soft zephyrs, warm rain, and sunny skies.
As for Hetty, her feet rested on a cloud, and she was borne along by warm zephyrs; she had forgotten her rose-coloured ribbons; she was no more conscious of her limbs than if her childish soul had passed into a water-lily, resting on a liquid bed and warmed by the midsummer sun-beams.
Lonza has launched Capsugel Zephyr, a new dry-powder inhalation (DPI) capsule portfolio for customized solutions for optimal pulmonary drug delivery.
The 24-unit Zephyr Ridge in Cedar Grove was completed in 2018 and positioned to attract residents who are looking for a combination of larger floor plans, new construction and other premier amenities such as rare private garages, according to Cushman & Wakefield's Brian Whitmer, who is heading the assignment with Andrew Merin, David Bernhaut, Gary Gabriel, Ryan Dowd and Mark Phillips from the firm's investment sales team.
The study, called ZEPHYR, will evaluate the safety and efficacy of livoletide on food-related behaviors in PWS patients.
LAHORE -- Unifoam registered victories against Pepsi and Zephyr in the CPL Champions League 2019 matches played here.
RIFLE SHOOTERS who are enamored by classic rimfires will appreciate the new Steyr Zephyr II.
To satisfy his wanderlust, he decided to sail to Korea from Yokohama aboard his schooner, Zephyr.