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Quotes of SUMMER from W. E. B. Du Bois

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Still, more and more as the day approached he hesitated with a nameless dread; and even the day after graduation he seized with eagerness the offer of the Dean to send him North with the quartette during the summer vacation, to sing for the Institute.
W. E. B. Du Bois
The Souls of Black Folk,   Context
Like the streams which the heat of the summer has dried up, and which after the autumnal storms gradually begin oozing drop by drop, so did the count feel his heart gradually fill with the bitterness which formerly nearly overwhelmed Edmond Dantes.
Alexandre Dumas
The Count of Monte Cristo, Chapter 113. The Past   Context
In the country there was draining and hedging, planting and clearing, until the next summer saw the whole country golden with the wheat crop.
Arthur Conan Doyle
A Study In Scarlet, CHAPTER II. THE FLOWER OF UTAH   Context
So he sat as I dropped off to sleep, and so he sat when a sudden ejaculation caused me to wake up, and I found the summer sun shining into the apartment.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP   Context
From the pocket of his light summer overcoat protruded the bundle of indorsed papers which proclaimed his profession.
Arthur Conan Doyle
The Return of Sherlock Holmes, THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER   Context
At night, and between meals, I found considerable time for study and reading; and in this direction I improved myself very much during the summer.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter IV.   Context
In company with other Hampton students, I secured a place as a table waiter in a summer hotel in Connecticut, and managed to borrow enough money with which to get there.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter IV.   Context
In the summer of 1882 Miss Davidson and I both went North and engaged in the work of raising funds for the completion of our new building.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter X.   Context
One of the most satisfactory letters that I have ever received from any one came to me from Booker last summer.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter XVI.   Context
When I left home for the summer, I told him that he must work at his trade half of each day, and that the other half of the day he could spend as he pleased.
Booker T. Washington
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography, Chapter XVI.   Context
I have read of a gentleman who owned a so fine house in London, and when he went for months of summer to Switzerland and lock up his house, some burglar came and broke window at back and got in.
Bram Stoker
Dracula, CHAPTER XXII   Context
In the summer of this year we made a journey to Transylvania, and went over the old ground which was, and is, to us so full of vivid and terrible memories.
Bram Stoker
Dracula, CHAPTER XXVII   Context
When I think of it, the picture always rises in my mind, of a summer evening, the boys at play in the churchyard, and I sitting on my bed, reading as if for life.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 4. I FALL INTO DISGRACE   Context
When we go out to the door, the Bearers and their load are in the garden; and they move before us down the path, and past the elms, and through the gate, and into the churchyard, where I have so often heard the birds sing on a summer morning.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY   Context
In a breath, the river that flows through our Sunday walks is sparkling in the summer sun, is ruffled by the winter wind, or thickened with drifting heaps of ice.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 43. ANOTHER RETROSPECT   Context
Among my boys, this summer holiday time, I see an old man making giant kites, and gazing at them in the air, with a delight for which there are no words.
Charles Dickens
David Copperfield, CHAPTER 64. A LAST RETROSPECT   Context
I said to Biddy we would walk a little farther, and we did so, and the summer afternoon toned down into the summer evening, and it was very beautiful.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter XVII   Context
At those times I would get up and look out at the door; for our kitchen door opened at once upon the night, and stood open on summer evenings to air the room.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter XVIII   Context
Of course I had no experience of a London summer day, and my spirits may have been oppressed by the hot exhausted air, and by the dust and grit that lay thick on everything.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter XX   Context
It was fine summer weather again, and, as I walked along, the times when I was a little helpless creature, and my sister did not spare me, vividly returned.
Charles Dickens
Great Expectations, Chapter XXXV   Context
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