1 Seen thus, from the pure and frosty darkness in which he stood, it seemed to be seething in a mist of heat.
2 The sudden heat of his tone made her colour mount again, not with a rush, but gradually, delicately, like the reflection of a thought stealing slowly across her heart.
3 The cat had sprung to Zeena's rocking-chair, and the heat of the fire was beginning to draw out the faint sharp scent of the geraniums.
4 This was a section that knew the chill of winter, as well as the heat of summer, and there was a vigor and energy in the people that was strange to her.
5 Already summer was in the air, the first hint of Georgia summer when the high tide of spring gives way reluctantly before a fiercer heat.
6 Palmetto fans were wagging more slowly, and several gentlemen were nodding from the heat and overloaded stomachs.
7 In the center of the hall the huge ugly lamp, hanging from the ceiling by rusty chains, was completely transformed by twining ivy and wild grapevines that were already withering from the heat.
8 The fringe of women on foot and in carriages grew greater and greater, and the heat of the close-packed bodies and dust rising from restless feet were suffocating.
9 Men lay down to die, and the last sight that met their puzzled eyes was the rails shining in the merciless sun, heat shimmering along them.
10 Public feeling was at fever heat.
11 Then, on a July afternoon of steaming heat, Atlanta had its wish.
12 Autumn with its dusty, breathless heat was slipping in to choke the suddenly quiet town, adding its dry, panting weight to tired, anxious hearts.
13 She hurried out of the house and into the heat of the sun.
14 It was blindingly, glaring hot and as she hurried down Peachtree Street her temples began to throb from the heat.
15 The smell of sweat, of blood, of unwashed bodies, of excrement rose up in waves of blistering heat until the fetid stench almost nauseated her.