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  • He started violently at the report of a frost-riven tree, and the persistent rubbing of a branch against the edge of the roof set his nerves a-jangle.

    Connie Morgan in the Fur Country

  • The light from Brewer's hut, which was set back a little from the lake shore, in a frost-riven and water-worn niche in the precipitous cliff, shone mistily through the storm.

    The Secret of the Storm Country

  • Now it was a long pool, for the tide was in, and the sea, working through the porous, frost-riven rocks, had half-filled it with water.

    A Countess from Canada A Story of Life in the Backwoods

  • In the forest around sounded the sharp crack of frost-riven trees; and from the horizon to the zenith shot up the silent meteors of the northern lights, in whose fitful flashings the awe-struck Indians beheld the dancing of the spirits of the dead.

    The Jesuits in North America in the Seventeenth Century

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