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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One small white cloud Threading the vasty vault of heaven recalls My heart unto her loneliness.
The tints remained during several minutes--fitting, changing, melting into each other; paling almost away for a moment, then reflushing--a shifting, restless, unstable succession of soft opaline gleams, shimmering over that air film of white cloud, and turning it into a fabric dainty enough to clothe an angel with.
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.
Then Militza bent over the Prince and kissed him on his forehead, and before he had time to say a word she vanished through the branches of the tree in a little white cloud.
D'Artagnan distinctly saw the land of France profiled in black against the white clouds of night.
It was a calm, sweet April night; there were no sounds but a few low notes of a nightingale, and nothing moved but the white clouds near the moon and a brown owl that flitted over the hedge.
The sky of the westerly weather is full of flying clouds, of great big white clouds coming thicker and thicker till they seem to stand welded into a solid canopy, upon whose gray face the lower wrack of the gale, thin, black and angry-looking, flies past with vertiginous speed.