1 "And but little time to do it in," added Heyward, glancing his eyes upwards, toward the bank of vapor that concealed the setting moon.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 14
2 Here and there, a red and fiery star struggled through the drifting vapor, furnishing a lurid gleam of brightness to the dull aspect of the heavens.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 19
3 The flag was sometimes eaten and lost in this mass of vapor, but more often it projected, sun-touched, resplendent.
4 But he obstinately took roundabout ways, and presently he was where he could see long gray walls of vapor where lay battle lines.
5 He thought that he was aware of every change in the thin, transparent vapor that floated idly in sheets.
6 The white vapor of the kiln was passing from us as we went by, and as I had thought a prayer before, I thought a thanksgiving now.
7 But the vapor of a limekiln would come between me and them, disordering them all, and it was through the vapor at last that I saw two men looking at me.
8 Through the frosty vapor could be seen workmen in short sheepskins and soft felt boots crossing the rails of the curving line.
9 Marius could hardly distinguish her through the luminous vapor which had suddenly spread before his eyes.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VIII—THE RAY OF LIGHT IN THE HOVEL
10 Marius is a fog, and he must have found a vapor.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 12: CHAPTER II—PRELIMINARY GAYETIES
11 The fire crackled, and the smoke ascended like the dull vapor from a volcano; but still no prisoner fell down, as they expected.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
12 Uncle Henry was a short, pot-bellied, irascible old gentleman with a pink face, a shock of long silver hair and an utter lack of patience with feminine timidities and vaporings.
13 Sometimes Scarlett found it hard to dissemble her feelings, for she still thought Aunt Pitty the silliest of old ladies and her vagueness and vaporings irritated her unendurably.
14 I don't believe I could bear her vaporings three times a day and, moreover, I believe Uncle Peter would assassinate me before he would let me live under the sacred Hamilton roof.
15 The brazier, placed in the fireplace itself, beside the nearly extinct brands, sent its vapors up the chimney, and gave out no odor.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVII—THE USE MADE OF MARIUS' FIVE-FRANC PIECE