We go down Lake Bennett, snow
, ice, wind like a gale, but woman is very tired and go to sleep.
Let us make an image out of snow
,--an image of a little girl,--and it shall be our sister, and shall run about and play with us all winter long.
Nikita went to what had appeared dark, but found that it was earth which the wind had blown from the bare fields of winter oats and had strewn over the snow
, colouring it.
. She spoke fretfully, but she still held the mirror before her face.
The dogs got nothing, though they watched with wistful mien from a distance, sitting up in the snow
, their tails curled around their paws.
There they were, running away into the night and the snow
, seeking to find shelter from the cold.
Then the snow
began to fall so thickly that the little boy could not see an arm's length before him, but still on he went: when suddenly he let go the string he held in his hand in order to get loose from the sledge, but it was of no use; still the little vehicle rushed on with the quickness of the wind.
I frequently observed, both in Tierra del Fuego and within the Andes, that where the rock was covered during the greater part of the year with snow
, it was shivered in a very extraordinary manner into small angular fragments.
"Missed!" shouted Dolokhov, and he lay helplessly, face downwards on the snow
Since the on-coming of twilight he had opened his door again and again, though only to shut it immediately at seeing all distance veiled by the falling snow
. But the last time he opened it the snow
had ceased, and the clouds were parting here and there.
The plains were swept by keen and bitter blasts of wintry wind; the ground was generally covered with snow
, game was scarce, so that hunger generally prevailed in the camp, while the want of pasturage soon began to manifest itself in the declining vigor of the horses.
My Dear Hessie, we have been two days on Mont Blanc, in the midst of a terrible hurricane of snow
, we have lost our way, and are in a hole scooped in the snow
, at an altitude of 15,000 feet.