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Intensity was more usually reached by way of the solemn than by way of the brilliant, and such a sort of intensity was often arrived at during winter darkness, tempests, and mists.
Thomas Hardy
Return of the Native,   Context
Moreover to light a fire is the instinctive and resistant act of man when, at the winter ingress, the curfew is sounded throughout Nature.
Thomas Hardy
Return of the Native,   Context
Their skirts were scratched noisily by the furze, their shoulders brushed by the ferns, which, though dead and dry, stood erect as when alive, no sufficient winter weather having as yet arrived to beat them down.
Thomas Hardy
Return of the Native,   Context
The writing had originally been traced on white paper, but the letter had now assumed a pale red tinge from the accident of its situation; and the black strokes of writing thereon looked like the twigs of a winter hedge against a vermilion sunset.
Thomas Hardy
Return of the Native,   Context
Near him, as in divers places about the heath, were areas strewn with large turves, which lay edgeways and upside down awaiting removal by Timothy Fairway, previous to the winter weather.
Thomas Hardy
Return of the Native,   Context
Brambles, though churlish when handled, are kindly shelter in early winter, being the latest of the deciduous bushes to lose their leaves.
Thomas Hardy
Return of the Native,   Context
Summer and winter the scene was the same, unless the wind were more than usually blusterous, when the stool was shifted a few feet round the corner.
Thomas Hardy
Return of the Native,   Context
Here the trees, laden heavily with their new and humid leaves, were now suffering more damage than during the highest winds of winter, when the boughs are especially disencumbered to do battle with the storm.
Thomas Hardy
Return of the Native,   Context
The sides of the pool were of masonry, to prevent the water from washing away the bank; but the force of the stream in winter was sometimes such as to undermine the retaining wall and precipitate it into the hole.
Thomas Hardy
Return of the Native,   Context
This greatness of spirit in a man who was quite destitute struck even Porthos; and this French generosity, repeated by Lord de Winter and his friend, was highly applauded, except by MM Grimaud, Bazin, Mousqueton and Planchet.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 31 ENGLISH AND FRENCH   Context
Lord de Winter arrived at the appointed time; but Athos, being warned of his coming, went into the other chamber.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 31 ENGLISH AND FRENCH   Context
Lord de Winter will now be upon his guard if the letter should reach him; and even if it should fall into the hands of the cardinal, we shall not be compromised.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 48 A FAMILY AFFAIR   Context
Whatever command she had over herself, Milady could not help starting; and as in pronouncing the last words Lord de Winter placed his hand upon the arm of his sister, this start did not escape him.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 50 CHAT BETWEEN BROTHER AND SISTER   Context
Lord de Winter himself could scarcely recognize the tigress who, a minute before, prepared apparently for a fight.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 50 CHAT BETWEEN BROTHER AND SISTER   Context
She then thought that Lord de Winter would come, and by his presence give fresh strength to her jailer.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 52 CAPTIVITY: THE FIRST DAY   Context
At the moment he was about to go out, Lord de Winter appeared in the corridor, followed by the soldier who had been sent to inform him of the swoon of Milady.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 52 CAPTIVITY: THE FIRST DAY   Context
Her hands clutched her armchair; she ground her teeth inwardly; her eyes followed the motion of the door as it closed behind Lord de Winter and Felton, and the moment she was alone a fresh fit of despair seized her.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 52 CAPTIVITY: THE FIRST DAY   Context
Milady reflected that the more people she had around her the more she would have to work upon, and Lord de Winter would redouble his watch.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 53 CAPTIVITY: THE SECOND DAY   Context
Lord de Winter passed before the door without stopping, and they heard the noise of his footsteps soon die away.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 54 CAPTIVITY: THE THIRD DAY   Context
She thought that Lord de Winter had hastened her departure; she thought she was condemned to set off that very evening.
Alexandre Dumas
THE THREE MUSKETEERS, 54 CAPTIVITY: THE THIRD DAY   Context
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