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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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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.
Lord de Winter was not at home; and it was Milady who this time did all the honors of the evening.
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.
Between December 2016 and March 2017, there were an estimated 3,600 excess winter deaths in the region, meaning deaths in winter were 20.
The 20,503 deaths registered in the four winter months of 2015/16 exceeded both the 17,625 deaths in the preceding four-month period and the 17,675 deaths in the following four-month period.
The Met Office yesterday issued its updated winter forecast and said that in line with the climatic trend created by global warming December to February should be mild.
There will be bouts with major winter events, which are typical even in the warmest of winters.