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I am very sorry to hear, Miss Fairfax, of your being out this morning in the rain.
Why, it rains heavy still," he said, returning from the door.
The next day they kept along the river, but came to a halt after ten miles' march, on account of the rain.
It was in the black heart of the night, the rain drumming like a thousand drums, that he was roused by a plucking at his blanket, and, stretching out, felt the little hand of a langur.
It was beginning to rain again, and altogether there was a delay, and a bustle, and a talking, which must make all the little crowd in the shop understand that Lady Dalrymple was calling to convey Miss Elliot.
The cans of new milk were unladen in the rain, Tess getting a little shelter from a neighbouring holly tree.
But in the city where the painted stucco blisters under the smoky sun, and the sooty rain brings slush and mud, and the snow lies piled in dirty heaps, and the chill blasts whistle down dingy streets and shriek round flaring gas lit corners, no face of Nature charms us.
Rouncewell might have been sufficiently assured by hearing the rain, but that she is rather deaf, which nothing will induce her to believe.
At about eleven o'clock, however, a few specks of small rain upon the windows caught Catherine's watchful eye, and "Oh
Heavy showers, with thunderstorms, may be expected to-day," it would say on Monday, and so we would give up our picnic, and stop indoors all day, waiting for the rain.
On the twelfth of July, on the eve of that action, there was a heavy storm of rain and hail.
The rain swished with it, and immediately there were all those sounds of windows being shut and doors slamming violently which accompany a storm.
Why did you wickedly and viciously send the Rain of Stones to crack and break our houses?
Weston's coat, carefully wiped the rain from his hat, and gave the cat its supper, busily talking all the time: now thanking her clerical friend for what he had done; now wondering how the cat had found out the warren; and now lamenting the probable consequences of such a discovery.
The first watch, from eight to twelve, was the mate's; and Captain Van Horn, forced below by the driving wet of a heavy rain squall, took Jerry with him to sleep in the tiny stateroom.