Winter


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The season which spans from the Winter Soltice (around December 21) to the Vernal Equinox (around March 21)
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De Winter bowed again, unable to reply from excess of emotion.
Lord de Winter, on quitting D'Artagnan, gave him his sister's address.
Lord de Winter arrived at the appointed time; but Athos, being warned of his coming, went into the other chamber.
"You see," said Lord de Winter, presenting D'Artagnan to his sister, "a young gentleman who has held my life in his hands, and who has not abused his advantage, although we have been twice enemies, although it was I who insulted him, and although I am an Englishman.
She spoke some words to Lord de Winter in English, who thereupon requested D'Artagnan's permission to retire, excusing himself on account of the urgency of the business that had called him away, and charging his sister to obtain his pardon.
D'Artagnan exchanged a shake of the hand with Lord de Winter, and then returned to Milady.
She told D'Artagnan that Lord de Winter was her brother-in-law, and not her brother.
One had her form under my house all winter, separated from me only by the flooring, and she startled me each morning by her hasty departure when I began to stir -- thump, thump, thump, striking her head against the floor timbers in her hurry.
He knew there was only one thing to say to Hal Winters, son of old Windpeter Winters, only one thing that all his own training and all the beliefs of the people he knew would approve, but for his life he couldn't say what he knew he should say.
When he came to the fence at the edge of the road and confronted Hal Winters, all dressed up and smoking a pipe as he walked jauntily along, he could not have told what he thought or what he wanted.
Hal Winters jumped a ditch and coming up close to Ray put his hands into his pockets and laughed.
As the form of Hal Winters disappeared in the dusk that lay over the road that led to Winesburg, he turned and walked slowly back across the fields to where he had left his torn overcoat.