White Cloud


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White Cloud:

see WaubeshiekWaubeshiek
, c.1794–c.1841, Native North American prophet, also known as White Cloud. He was a friend and adviser of Black Hawk and by prophesying victory was chiefly responsible for the continuance of the Black Hawk War.
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white cloud

indicates high achievement. [Western Folklore: Jobes, 350]
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The moon had lost all of its luster, and was like a white cloud in the sky.
I saw her as plain as we see that bit of thin white cloud, lifting up her poor thin hand and beckoning to me.
A small white cloud, which had attracted Dantes' attention, crowned the summit of the bastion of the Chateau d'If.
Rough, cold night, Sir,' replied the man; 'and there's a wind got up, that drifts it across the fields, in a thick white cloud.
A breeze from the north drove little puffs of white cloud across an ultramarine sky, with a bright sea running under it.
The only light was the flickering rays of our own lamps, in which the steam from our hard-driven horses rose in a white cloud.
2] A little later the Matterhorn took to himself the semblance of a volcano; he was stripped naked to his apex-- around this circled vast wreaths of white cloud which strung slowly out and streamed away slantwise toward the sun, a twenty-mile stretch of rolling and tumbling vapor, and looking just as if it were pouring out of a crater.
A single, solitary, snow- white cloud floated above the valley, and marked the spot beneath which lay the silent pool of the "bloody pond.
When he went on deck the sky was blue and blinding, with heavy whiffs of white cloud, smoke-colored at the edges, moving rapidly across it.
As a white cloud here and there affords a pleasing contrast with the azure sky, so in the lagoon, bands of living coral darken the emerald green water.
It stopped far off, in front of us--waited--and passed on; moving slowly, with the white cloud of mist behind it and above it--slowly, slowly, till it glided by the edge of the boat-house, and we saw it no more.
She moved slowly, breathing into the still core of the hurricane the excess of her strength in a white cloud of steam -- and the deeptoned vibration of the escape was like the defiant trumpeting of a living creature of the sea impatient for the renewal of the contest.