Usage examples for melting

  1. The plain on either side of them was grey with melting snow. – The King in Yellow by Robert W. Chambers
  2. The march soon became less difficult, as we were following a depression formed by the action of melting snows. – An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet by A. Henry Savage Landor
  3. What right have I to tear your letter unless I-" The characteristic full stop, and, above all, the heaving bosom, the melting eye, and the red cheek, were enough even for poor simple David. – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  4. No melting or impulse of humanity. – The Lone Ranche by Captain Mayne Reid
  5. Snow's melting fast today. – The Cry at Midnight by Mildred A. Wirt
  6. But if there was little human in his visions, he is enormously impersonal; if he assailed heaven's gates on wings of melting wax, or dived deep into the pool of iniquity, he none the less caught glimpses in his breathless flights of strange countries across whose sill no human being ever passes. – Promenades of an Impressionist by James Huneker
  7. We should expect that the polar caps, if composed of snow, would, when melting, produce clouds which would more or less hide the polar regions from our inspection; yet nothing of the kind has ever been seen. – The Story of the Heavens by Robert Stawell Ball
  8. It was only when there had been a deep snow, which, melting somewhat, and being afterwards frozen, would not bear their weight, that our people proved a match for them in speed of travelling. – Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3) by James Athearn Jones
  9. While he hesitated, wondering which way to turn, a heavy report came out of the melting fog. – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  10. Sending across to a neighbour for a load of young oak which had been more than a year in drying, he soon had the fire blazing again and the metal melting and glittering. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  11. Faith in the Conference was melting away. – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  12. His demand for finish ruined many of his verses, rubbing and melting and wearing them away, like frost and wind and rain, till they were worthless! – Home Again by George MacDonald
  13. Three- thirty saw them emerging red- eyed and melting. – Sube Cane by Edward Bellamy Partridge
  14. She wrung her hands, she wept, she cried, she implored with such moving, melting tones, not to be separated from her son and husband, that even the heart of Simon the cobbler was touched. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official
  15. It was still early in the spring, and the water was icy cold from the melting snow in the mountains. – A Narrative of Service with the Third Wisconsin Infantry by Julian Wisner Hinkley
  16. Nothing good of me is left, except, at the bottom of the heart, a melting tenderness. – The Friendships of Women by William Rounseville Alger
  17. And learn from the soft heavens above The melting tenderness of night. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  18. They stopped and drank at a pool formed by the melting snow on the peaks, and then went on. – The Grizzly King by James Oliver Curwood