And then there were apple pies, and peach pies, and pumpkin pies; besides slices of ham and smoked beef; and moreover delectable dishes of preserved plums, and peaches, and pears, and quinces; not to mention broiled shad and roasted chickens; together with bowls of milk and cream, all mingled higgledy- pigglely, pretty much as I have enumerated them, with the motherly teapot sending up its clouds
of vapor from the midst-- Heaven bless the mark
what food Will he convey up thither to sustain Himself and his rash Armie, where thin Aire Above the Clouds
will pine his entrails gross, And famish him of Breath, if not of Bread?
A huge black cloud
passed over his head, but in vain did he beg and beseech her to let a drop of water fall on him.
Something rushed up into the sky out of the greyness--rushed slantingly upward and very swiftly into the luminous clearness above the clouds
in the western sky; something flat and broad, and very large, that swept round in a vast curve, grew smaller, sank slowly, and van- ished again into the grey mystery of the night.
Borne aloft Upon the clouds
, on ether charioted, He flies with speed of lightning.
Thus went Violet through the clear air, and the earth looked smiling up to her, as, with the bright wreath folded in her arms, she flew among the soft, white clouds
But soon they were to be hidden from her eye Densely and dark the mists began to gather below, casting black spots of shadow on the vast landscape, and sailing heavily to one centre, as if the loftiest mountain peak had summoned a council of its kindred clouds
He was a bright-eyed man, but woefully pined away, which was no more than natural, if, as some people affirmed, his ordinary diet was fog, morning mist, and a slice of the densest cloud
within his reach, sauced with moonshine, whenever he could get it.
To the west rose the Wind River Mountains, with their bleached and snowy summits towering into the clouds
Clothed in a mantle of dazzling gold or draped in rags of black clouds
like a beggar, the might of the Westerly Wind sits enthroned upon the western horizon with the whole North Atlantic as a footstool for his feet and the first twinkling stars making a diadem for his brow.
The first of the low winter clouds
cuts off the well-known view and darkens Middlesex.
Without, the clouds
grew thicker and blacker as the storm-centre came closer.