fog


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Gas looming through the fog in divers places in the streets, much as the sun may, from the spongey fields, be seen to loom by husbandman and ploughboy.
The fog had grown so dense that though it was growing light they could not see ten paces ahead.
That was all right as far as it went, but the towhead warn't sixty yards long, and the minute I flew by the foot of it I shot out into the solid white fog, and hadn't no more idea which way I was going than a dead man.
The red-faced man shot a glance up at the pilot-house, gazed around at the fog, stumped across the deck and back (he evidently had artificial legs), and stood still by my side, legs wide apart, and with an expression of keen enjoyment on his face.
I have said that over the great Grimpen Mire there hung a dense, white fog.
I'm sure all the ships that ever sailed out of Four Winds to their doom could be seen tonight sailing up the harbor with their drowned crews on their decks, if that shrouding fog could suddenly be drawn aside.
For days they worked in fog - Harvey at the bell - till, grown familiar with the thick airs, he went out with Tom Platt, his heart rather in his mouth.
It's this fog,' returned Edwin; 'and it makes my eyes smart, like Cayenne pepper.
I shall see a straight line DAE, in which the middle point (A) will be very bright because it is nearest to me; but on either side the line will shade away RAPIDLY INTO DIMNESS, because the sides AC and AB RECEDE RAPIDLY INTO THE FOG and what appear to me as the Merchant's extremities, viz.
It was by this time about nine in the morning, and the first fog of the season.
But, sir," he added, turning from her to the rest of the party, "the fog comes rolling down so fast, we shall have but just the time to meet it on the plain, and use it as a cover.
The fog, sinking into the valley, had reached southward, swallowing up ranch after ranch, until it had blotted out the town of St.