Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A wide expanse of snow, especially permanent snow, as in the arctic regions.
“The mist-clouds close in over the scene — PROFESSOR RUBEK and IRENE, hand in hand, climb up over the snow-field to the right and soon disappear among the lower clouds.”
“Suddenly a sound like thunder is heard from high up on the snow-field, which glides and whirls downwards with headlong speed.”
“Before me was an unbroken snow-field, untouched, unmarked, bathed in the soft red-gold glow cast by the last rays of the setting sun.”
“They have such features as the Dutch painters give to their madonnas: low-country classic features, regular but round, straight but stolid; and for their depth of expressionless calm, of passionless peace, a polar snow-field could alone offer a type.”
“Suddenly a warm red glow fell on the grass at her feet; she looked back again -- she had not remembered how splendid it was, nor seen anything to compare to it in her dreams -- for there the two high mountain peeks rose into the air like two great flames, the whole snow-field had turned crimson, and rosy-colored clouds floated in the sky above.”
“In front of her rose a broad snow-field, high against the dark-blue sky, while to the left was a huge pile of rocks on either side of which a bare lofty peak, that seemed to pierce the blue, looked frowningly down upon, her.”
“All around her the steep green slopes shone bright in the evening sun, and soon the great gleaming snow-field up above came in sight.”
“The great snow-field overhead sparkled as if set with thousands and thousands of gold and silver stars.”
“The great snow-field sparkled in the bright sunlight, and the two grey rocky peaks rose in their ancient majesty against the dark blue sky.”
“Then Heidi told him of the mountain with the great snow-field, and how it had been on fire, and had, turned rosy-red and then all of a sudden had grown quite pale again and all the color had disappeared.”
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