When wet they are too heavy; when frosty they are apt to be rutty and dangerous.
O, I could long like thy cold icicles Freeze, freeze, and hang upon the frosty clift And not complain, so I might melt at last In the warm summer sun, as thou wilt do!
With that he nears the door: a frosty rime Is branching over it, and drifts are deep Against the wall.
It is a frosty morning, keen and cold, Fast locked are silent mere and frozen stream, And snow lies sparkling on the desert wold; With savory morning meats they spread the board, But Justice Wilvermore will walk abroad.
I rode on, hour after hour, in the darkness and solitude, the prairie all round and a firmament of frosty stars overhead.
Friday and Saturday had been passably cool, with frosty nights, but on Saturday night it changed, and I have not felt anything like the heat of Sunday since I left New Zealand, though the mercury was not higher than 91 degrees.
I was wrapped in furs, and the cold, frosty air braced me like a pair of strong arms.
Your father beckons us,--he fears the frosty evening air for you, but it has given a glowing rose to your cheeks!
Plate Glass and Mirrors:--A soft cloth wet in alcohol, is excellent to wipe off plate glass and mirrors, and prevents their becoming frosty in winter.