dead of winter


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dead of winter

in the middle of winter, when it is very cold and dark Behind the house was a garden with curving flowerbeds that were beautiful, even in the dead of winter.
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It was nobody's fault-- that was the way of it; and thousands of men and women were turned out in the dead of winter, to live upon their savings if they had any, and otherwise to die.
Eighteen months later--that is to say, on the 15th of February, 1837--he sold the sulky and bought a saddle--said horseback-riding was what the doctor had always recommended HIM to take, and dog'd if he wanted to risk HIS neck going over those mountain roads on wheels in the dead of winter, not if he knew himself.
Under every species of discouragement, they undertook the voyage; they performed it in spite of numerous and almost insuperable obstacles; they arrived upon a wilderness bound with frost and hoary with snow, without the boundaries of their charter, outcasts from all human society, and coasted five weeks together, in the dead of winter, on this tempestuous shore, exposed at once to the fury of the elements, to the arrows of the native savage, and to the impending horrors of famine.
From training for desert conditions in upstate New York in the dead of winter (without winter gear), to driving through the night into the morning, trying to find Baghdad (using pieces of a map puzzle), to entering war zones without the required soldiers, weapons or ammunition, Marc Youngquist shares how the 143rd Military Police Company did what they could to fulfill their mission in spite of it all.
One standoff in 2009 caused serious disruptions in shipments EU countries in the dead of winter.
In the dead of winter, with the season over, nothing's better than curling up with a blanket and my WF magazine.
Everything in Manhattan slows down in the dead of winter, the real estate market included," said StreetEasy data scientist, Alan Lightfeldt.
It's going to be in the dead of winter, in New York, but that's fine.
We had one in our upstairs bathroom and even in the dead of winter that heater, left on 24 hours a day, could heat up the whole top storey of our house - three bedrooms plus the landing.
In the dead of winter they keep coming back in the half-
The fixes for these problems are expensive and time consuming and care rarely be done well in the dead of winter.
Bark is not the primary consideration for most of us when we plant our gardens but it does come into its own in the dead of winter.
Yet the question I am most often asked in the dead of winter involves digging is whether it's best to move a shrub that's outgrown its original position or prune it.
My grandfather had grown up on the East Coast, and the concept of a sunshine-filled orange in the dead of winter was one that delighted him until he died.
According to the New York Post, a press release issued on Wednesday gushed that Sinanaj - who lied about being pregnant with Humphries' baby, and is still seeing the Brooklyn Nets star - is a "modern 'it' girl" with "beauty and brains" who's new swimwear line 4 Seasons will "cater to those jet-setting women who need to look hot and sexy in the dead of winter on a quick get away to St.