"I'm very sorry, indeed," said Dorothy, who was truly frightened to see the Witch actually melting away
like brown sugar before her very eyes.
"And high time we were," thought D'Artagnan, "for Aramis's horse is melting away
like a steed of ice."
They all asked for reinforcements and all said that the Russians were holding their positions and maintaining a hellish fire under which the French army was melting away
'I know she was a little plump lassie then, with a pretty pink and white face: now she's a poor little bit of a creature, fading and melting away
like a snow-wreath.
Temperatures are not likely to rise much above zero today as the big freeze shows no signs of melting away
. Overnight temperatures are expected to be significantly lower, in some places dropping to minus nine degrees.
Summary: The UK is expecting another arctic blast of snow, as the big freeze shows no sign of melting away
FLOATING ice equivalent to 1.5m icebergs the size of the one that sank the Titanic are melting away
each year, research has shown.
PEAKED: Support for Nick Clegg may be melting away
, a poll suggests
The glacier is just one of many in Peru and other mountainous regions around the world that are rapidly melting away
In the Bolivian Andes, the world's highest-altitude ski resort is melting away
. The frozen Chacaltaya Mountain rises 5,300 meters above sea level and has long been a challenge for the world's most experienced skiers.
"It's worked remarkably well compared to other therapies, melting away
very large tumors," says Kenneth W.
He seems to be doing all the work, singing Irving Berlin's "Isn't It a Lovely Day to Be Caught in the Rain." But as she listens, you see her resistance melting away
bit by bit.
If that wasn't enough to worry about, there's the matter of all that ice melting away
in the Arctic and Antarctic, which has the potential to slow, rearrange or even stop current ocean circulation patterns, with potentially profound effects for life on Earth, above and below the waves.
The experience of defeat, together with the melting away
of the Chartist rank and file, highlighted these intellectual and political differences.
And the 21 grams of saturated fat (a day's worth) in Hardee's bowl and the 33 grams in Carl's (plus its three-day supply of cholesterol) could be a wee problem if the pounds don't start melting away