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The farmers, who plant corn near the sea-coast where the atmosphere is most humid, taking advantage of this shower, would break up the ground; after a second they would put the seed in; and if a third shower should fall, they would reap a good harvest in the spring.
The shower mentioned as having fallen, a fortnight ago, only reached about half-way to Guasco; we had, therefore, in the first part of our journey a most faint tinge of green, which soon faded quite away.
That the surrounding country was most barren will be readily believed, when it is known that a shower of rain had not fallen during the last thirteen months.
I didn't think of the shower,' replied I (and, indeed, the thought of its driving her home had never entered my head).
Jane, run an' take the dish towels off the line and shut the shed doors; we're goin' to have a turrible shower.
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.
This happened to be the rainy season at the islands, and the heavens had nearly the whole morning betokened one of those heavy showers which during this period so frequently occur.
What took place during that fearful night neither of them knew, but, on Tuesday morning, under those showers of heat which the sun poured down upon them, the unfortunate men felt their limbs gradually drying up, and when Joe attempted to rise he found it impossible.
The awful whirlwind was almost upon it, and it was already pelted with showers of sand driven like hail by the storm.
MARCH winds had come and gone; April's showers were over; May's buds had opened into flower; and the June sun was shining on the pleasant fields, when John Dolittle at last got back to his own country.
Privacy is also a concern here, where members prefer not to shower and change clothes in open areas.
DO SOMETHING SIMPLE IN THE NAME OF GOOD HYGIENE: CLEAN OUT THE SHOWER HEAD ONCE IN A WHILE TO KEEP THE WATER FLOWING.