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  • She gazed out of her window at the bare snow-powdered branches of the trees outside and sighed.

    An American Tragedy

  • They dipped across beds of light snow and snow-powdered shale, where they took refuge from a gale in a camp of Tibetans hurrying down tiny sheep, each laden with a bag of borax.

    Kim

  • Gillian stood as if her snow-powdered body had been turned to ice.

    Night World No. 2

  • When the toboggan had finally brought itself to a standstill Ridgwell extricated himself and viewed the snow-powdered spaces in front of them

    The Tale of Lal A Fantasy

  • The journey by the St. Gotthard was delightful, the day brilliant, and the frost keen, while we watched the fleeting panorama of icebound peaks and snow-powdered pines from the cushions of our comfortable carriage.

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

  • A minute's waiting in a snow-powdered road, carpet-bag in hand, and four-horsed coach ramping along with a frosty gleam of lamps.

    Recollections With Photogravure Portrait of the Author and a number of Original Letters, of which one by George Meredith and another by Robert Louis Stevenson are reproduced in facsimile

  • The Commanding Officer of the leading Destroyer leaned across the bridge-rails and stared round at the ring of barren islands encircling the great expanse of water into which they had passed, the naked, snow-powdered hills in the background: at the greyness and desolation of earth and sky and sea.

    The Long Trick

  • They drove along in silence, past the snow-powdered hedges of spruce, and under the arches of the forest roadways.

    Further Chronicles of Avonlea

  • Her hand clutched at the bosom of her snow-powdered coat as she noted that the faded mackinaw was gone from its accustomed peg and the snowshoes from their corner behind the door.

    The Promise A Tale of the Great Northwest

  • There was a ringing of sleigh-bells out on the lake, and up in the snow-powdered forest; the frost stood thick on the horses 'manes and the men's beards were hung with icicles.

    The Great Hunger

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