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Through the frosty vapor could be seen workmen in short sheepskins and soft felt boots crossing the rails of the curving line.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
My rapid mind pursued him to the town, made a picture of the street with him in it, and contrasted its lights and life with the lonely marsh and the white vapor creeping over it, into which I should have dissolved.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
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.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
He rose, unsteady, long, pale, indistinct, like a vapor exhaled by the earth, and swayed slightly, misty and silent before me; while at my back the fires loomed between the trees, and the murmur of many voices issued from the forest.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
What you beheld was night, emptiness, shadows, a wintry mist mingled with a vapor from the tomb, a sort of terrible peace, a silence from which you could gather nothing, not even sighs, a gloom in which you could distinguish nothing, not even phantoms.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Marius could hardly distinguish her through the luminous vapor which had suddenly spread before his eyes.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context
The wall of the quay, abrupt, confused, mingled with the vapors, instantly concealed from sight, produced the effect of an escarpment of the infinite.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
All the shallower ponds had decreased to a vaporous mud amid which the maggoty shapes of innumerable obscure creatures could be indistinctly seen, heaving and wallowing with enjoyment.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Albert had himself presided at the arrangement, or, rather, the symmetrical derangement, which, after coffee, the guests at a breakfast of modern days love to contemplate through the vapor that escapes from their mouths, and ascends in long and fanciful wreaths to the ceiling.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
The rays of the sun were beginning to grow less fierce, and the intense heat of the day was lessened, as the cooler vapors of the springs and fountains rose above their leafy beds, and rested in the atmosphere.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
But he obstinately took roundabout ways, and presently he was where he could see long gray walls of vapor where lay battle lines.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context