WORD OF THE DAY
Gradually winter released its grip and flowers erupted from the ground in celebration of spring.
Many of the phenomena of Winter are suggestive of an inexpressible tenderness and fragile delicacy.
But my house occupied so sunny and sheltered a position, and its roof was so low, that I could afford to let the fire go out in the middle of almost any winter day.
It is a vitreous greenish blue, as I remember it, like those patches of the winter sky seen through cloud vistas in the west before sundown.
And, if practice makes perfect, Ouray, blessed with a beautiful but long winter season, gave its citizens ample opportunity to do just that.
TO MISS MILDRED KELLER 138 Brattle Street, Cambridge, November 26, 1899. ...At last we are settled for the winter, and our work is going smoothly.
The night is the winter, the morning and evening are the spring and fall, and the noon is the summer.
But, while we were discussing plans for the winter, a suggestion which Dr. Hale had made long ago flashed across Teacher's mind--that I might take courses somewhat like those offered at Radcliffe, under the instruction of the professors in these courses.
Winter mountain driving was not for the reckless or faint of heart, but the Deans were neither.