1 Her wonder and his laughter ran together like spring rills in a thaw.
2 "Sit right down and thaw out," he greeted Ethan.
3 The sky, swollen with the clouds that announce a thaw, hung as low as before a summer storm.
4 A thaw which stripped the snow from the sidewalks; a ringing iron night when the lakes could be heard booming; a clear roistering morning.
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5 The recent thaw had disclosed heaps of ashes, dog-bones, torn bedding, clotted paint-cans, all half covered by the icy pools which filled the hollows of the yards.
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6 There had been a warm thaw all day, with mushy yards and little streams of dark water gurgling cheerfully into the streets out of old snow-banks.
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7 There had been a heavy snow, and now a thaw had set in; fine sleety rain was falling, driven by a wind that pierced Jurgis to the bone.
8 The moon was set, and it was very dark; Bessie carried a lantern, whose light glanced on wet steps and gravel road sodden by a recent thaw.
9 At Wuthering Heights it always sounded on quiet days following a great thaw or a season of steady rain.
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10 A thaw had set in, it was muddy and cold, the ice on the river broke, and the roads became impassable.
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11 It was frosty and the air was sharp, but toward evening the sky became overcast and it began to thaw.
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12 He had, in a manner, to thaw out, from the tomb.
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13 The snow was thawing in the sunshine, the horses galloped quickly, and on both sides of the road were forests of different kinds, fields, and villages.
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14 It was thawing and misty; at forty paces' distance nothing could be seen.
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15 Over the ploughland riding was utterly impossible; the horse could only keep a foothold where there was ice, and in the thawing furrows he sank deep in at each step.
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