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The latch rose unsteadily, and Henrietta, with frozen tears on her cheeks, and an unintelligible expression of wretchedness and rage, appeared.
The horses were almost famished; for the herbage was covered by the deep snow, so that they had nothing to subsist upon but scanty wisps of the dry bunch grass which peered above the surface, and the small branches and twigs of frozen willows and wormwood.
I was, as the French say, biting my fists with impatience for that cargo frozen up-country; with rage at that canal set fast, at the wintry and deserted aspect of all those ships that seemed to decay in grim depression for want of the open water.
When he crawled out at the far end, half a dozen furry heads followed him with their eyes as he went to a sort of gallows of whale-jawbones, from which the dog's meat was hung; split off the frozen stuff in big lumps with a broad-headed spear; and stood, his whip in one hand and the meat in the other.
She is not frozen, Lucy, she is not withered up all through.
Just before sunset we found ourselves exactly under the nipple of Sheba's left Breast, which towered thousands of feet into the air, a vast smooth hillock of frozen snow.
Yes, it's all very well, but when a man's feet are frozen how can he walk?
At times they came onto bare fields and the sledge-runners rattled over frozen lumps of earth.
Far to the south the sun climbed steadily to meridian, but between it and the frozen Yukon intervened the bulge of the earth.
Dark spruce forest frowned on either side the frozen waterway.
ONE WINTER a Farmer found a Snake stiff and frozen with cold.
He travelled on the frozen surface of a great river.