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Then the Hail stopped dancing over his head, and the North Wind ceased roaring, and a delicious perfume came to him through the open casement.
I was soaked with hail above and puddle water below.
It was very dark indeed in the wood, for the lightning was now becoming infrequent, and the hail, which was pouring down in a torrent, fell in columns through the gaps in the heavy foliage.
Nothing was burning on the hillside, though from the common there still came a red glare and a rolling tumult of ruddy smoke beating up against the drench- ing hail.
The man slept on, indifferent to showers of hail and intervals of brightness, to sunshine on his face and shadow, to the paltering lumps of dull ice on his body and the diamonds into which the sun changed them, until the sun was low in the west, and the sky was glowing.
HM the King hails legislative branch Bahrain / local / HM the King hails legislative branch / Update Manama, Feb.
Curb, a business that joins people with rides from professional, insured, and fully-licensed taxi drivers, covers 60 cities and hails rides for above 100,000 passengers per month.
Natalie Coughlin, swimmer EVENTS 100-meter butterfly, backstroke, and freestyle HAILS FROM Vallejo, CA
hail from : to come from <She hails from Oklahoma.
NEW YORK -- The Taxicab Service Association ("TSA"), an association of credit union lenders that finance yellow taxi medallions, filed a lawsuit Friday in New York State Supreme Court, New York County, seeking to invalidate the "HAIL Act" -- the statute that embodies Mayor Bloomberg's 2011 plan to create a new class of up to 18,000 liveries authorized to pick up street hails in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island and much of Manhattan, in direct competition with the City's iconic yellow cabs, and that authorizes the "mayor alone" to flood the market with 2,000 new yellow cab medallions.
Anti-hail nets are found to be most suitable to protect fruit crops from hails.
Common meteorological analyses over a specific loss address can determine what the largest hail size was that fell at the property, how strong the winds were during a hurricane or windstorm, what storm surge heights existed, and other important weather information.