Then Violet hung the wreath above the throne, and with weary foot went forth again, out into the cold
, dark gardens, and still the golden shadows followed her, and wherever they fell, flowers bloomed and green leaves rustled.
It was too cold
for Mary Ann to venture, so she stayed with her mamma, to the great relief of her brother, who liked to have me all to himself.
She was led before his grace, and the doctor putting a finger carelessly on the ducal heart, which for convenience sake was reached by a little trapdoor in his diamond shirt, had begun to say mechanically, "Cold
, qui--," when he stopped abruptly.
Almost immediately, however, Peony pulled away his little fist, and began to rub it as if the fingers were tingling with cold
; while Violet also released herself, though with less abruptness, gravely remarking that it was better not to take hold of hands.
They were both of them jovial about the cold
in winter and the heat in summer, always ready to work overtime and to meet emergencies.
They found him there the next morning, very wet, very cold
, but no longer hungry.
Woodhouse had so completely made up his mind to the visit, that in spite of the increasing coldness, he seemed to have no idea of shrinking from it, and set forward at last most punctually with his eldest daughter in his own carriage, with less apparent consciousness of the weather than either of the others; too full of the wonder of his own going, and the pleasure it was to afford at Randalls to see that it was cold
, and too well wrapt up to feel it.
Like most Hottentots, he cannot stand cold
. Pangs of hunger not so bad, but have a sort of numb feeling about the stomach.
When she at length started for home, she was benumbed with cold
, and could hardly make her way against the wind that buffeted the frost-bitten rose most unmercifully.
and keen the north wind blows, Silent falls the shroud of snows.
When the night came the air at Lyvern was like iron in the intense cold
. The trees and the wind seemed ice-bound, as the water was, and silence, stillness, and starlight, frozen hard, brooded over the country.
Thus musing, I had walked my way out of the throng, and only a figure here and there in the shadows of doorways waited and waited in the cold