Nor could the young bride any longer deny that a radiance was breaking through the mist
, and changing its dim hue to a dusky red, which continually grew more vivid, as if brilliant particles were interfused with the gloom.
Jerry, left alone in the mist and darkness, dismounted meanwhile, not only to ease his spent horse, but to wipe the mud from his face, and shake the wet out of his hat-brim, which might be capable of holding about half a gallon.
The pace was suddenly checked, and, with much splashing and floundering, a man's voice called from the mist, "Is that the Dover mail?"
I indicated in what direction the mist
had shrouded the other man, and he looked up at it for an instant.
This done, he disappears in the mist, with the bridle hanging loose, and the pony's nose to the ground, as before.
Then the shadowy appearance of the two becomes visible in the mist. Then the guide advances near enough to be identified.
I saw the mist stealing in, and I grabbed it tight.
There was in the room the same thin white mist that I had before noticed.
or cloud, on mast or shroud, It perched for vespers nine; Whiles all the night, through fog-smoke white, Glimmered the white Moon-shine.
A thick coating of dust, slightly dampened by the mist
, covered the floor of the bridge, but the only footprints were those of Mr.
Aouda, despite the storm, kept coming out of the waiting-room, going to the end of the platform, and peering through the tempest of snow, as if to pierce the mist which narrowed the horizon around her, and to hear, if possible, some welcome sound.
Had they found the Indians, and were they having a conflict with them, or were they still wandering amid the mist? The commander of the fort was anxious, though he tried to conceal his apprehensions.