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rain

ombrophobia.
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The light was yet there, shining dim but constant through the rain.
But if there's to be any jealousy and envying about going to Kench's in the rain, let them go as like it--you won't get me to go, I can tell you.
The hot sunshine lasted for a week, and then the rains gathered together for their last downpour, and the water fell in sheets that flayed off the skin of the ground and leaped back in mud.
If it is fine we say the country is being ruined for want of rain; if it does rain we pray for fine weather.
A bright morning so early in the year, she allowed, would generally turn to rain, but a cloudy one foretold improvement as the day advanced.
Nay, sir,' exclaimed she, 'pray don't go now, while it rains so fast.
The phantom of bigness, which London encourages, was laid for ever when she paced from the hall at Howards End to its kitchen and heard the rains run this way and that where the watershed of the roof divided them.
All this time I worked very hard, the rains hindering me many days, nay, sometimes weeks together; but I thought I should never be perfectly secure till this wall was finished; and it is scarce credible what inexpressible labour everything was done with, especially the bringing piles out of the woods and driving them into the ground; for I made them much bigger than I needed to have done.
In the counties higher up the Floss the rains had been continuous, and the completion of the harvest had been arrested.
As he spoke he motioned upward through the mist of the rain to the sloping side of the mountain towering above them.
And, besides, he said them little birds had said it was going to rain, and did I want the things to get wet?
He had met her before breakfast as he was returning from a walk with his little boys, when it had been just beginning to rain.