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I seated myself in his armchair and warmed my hands before his crackling fire, for a sharp frost had set in, and the windows were thick with the ice crystals.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The stormy weather was followed by sleet and snow, and then by a hard frost which did not break till well into February.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
A guard, either drunk or too much muffled up in the bitter frost, had not heard the train moving back, and had been crushed.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The spot chosen for the duel was some eighty paces from the road, where the sleighs had been left, in a small clearing in the pine forest covered with melting snow, the frost having begun to break up during the last few days.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But before the whip could reply, the hare, scenting the frost coming next morning, was unable to rest and leaped up.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
For a moment as he was rearranging his cloak Pierre opened his eyes and saw the same penthouse roofs, posts, and yard, but now they were all bluish, lit up, and glittering with frost or dew.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In the sunshine the air was warm, and that warmth was particularly pleasant with the invigorating freshness of the morning frost still in the air.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
They glared as if they were exposed to a frost that nipped them and fixed them all at the same level.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
I think it must have been a full year after our hunt upon the marshes, for it was a long time after, and it was winter and a hard frost.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
But the sun itself, however beneficent, generally, was less kind to Coketown than hard frost, and rarely looked intently into any of its closer regions without engendering more death than life.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
It was a fine dry night; frost in the air; the streets as clean as a ballroom floor; the lamps, unshaken, by any wind, drawing a regular pattern of light and shadow.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context