Then on went the never-tiring Breeze, over forest, hill, and field, till the sky grew dark, and bleak winds whistled by.
"Now, dear Breeze," said Ripple, "fly straight upward through the air, until we reach the place we have so long been seeking; Sunbeam shall go before to light the way, Yellow-leaf shall shelter me from heat and rain, while Snow-flake shall lie here beside me till it comes of use.
"Here is the breeze
, this time," he exclaimed, "and no mistake!"
He was not very big, and he walked rather stiffly and uncertainly on his paper legs; but he had a pleasant face, with very red cheeks and very blue eyes, and he bowed so low to the strangers that Dorothy laughed, and the breeze
from her mouth nearly blew the Captain over.
The water was rising higher and higher, and the gusts, forerunners of a steady breeze
, were growing stiffer and stiffer.
I waited for more light; the breeze
began to fail on my face.
It showed Pearl in an unwonted aspect Heretofore, the mother, while loving her child with the intensity of a sole affection, had schooled herself to hope for little other return than the waywardness of an April breeze
, which spends its time in airy sport, and has its gusts of inexplicable passion, and is petulant in its best of moods, and chills oftener than caresses you, when you take it to your bosom; in requital of which misdemeanours it will sometimes, of its own vague purpose, kiss your cheek with a kind of doubtful tenderness, and play gently with your hair, and then be gone about its other idle business, leaving a dreamy pleasure at your heart.
The cold evening breeze
, of which I have spoken, whistled through every chink of the rude building and sprinkled the floor with a continual rain of fine sand.
subsided a little towards noon, and set in from the south-west.
A clear, perfect day, with a gentle breeze
and a sunny sky, greeted Princess Ozma as she wakened next morning, the anniversary of her birth.
The stiff breeze
and heavy sea which had sprung up the previous afternoon had been moderating all morning, so that it was now possible to lower the boats for an afternoon's hunt.
Rain from the mountains of Ki-Sho Fled swiftly with a tearing breeze
; The sun came radiant down the west, And greener blushed the valley trees.