autumnal afternoon

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  • The Doctor was glad to warm himself at the hall-fire, for it was a fresh autumnal afternoon. Cited from Venetia, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • In this dream she was whirled onward toward the South Coast, on that clear, autumnal afternoon. Cited from The Lost Lady of Lone, by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  • On this autumnal afternoon she walked with slow steps, while the river went murmuring by, and now and then a boat drifted lazily down the stream. Cited from The Golden Calf, by M. E. Braddon
  • It was on a blustering autumnal afternoon that Wolfert made his visit to the inn. Cited from Tales of a Traveller, by Washington Irving
  • Nevertheless, their voices yesterday were in admirable accordance with the influences of the quiet, sunny, warm, yet autumnal afternoon. Cited from American Notebooks, V2,by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • But this description falls very short of conveying any adequate idea of the truly delightful effect which the old grey buildings set in a framework of wood and water present on a fine autumnal afternoon. Cited from A Cotswold Village, by J. Arthur Gibbs
  • On a fine autumnal afternoon Ichabod, in pensive mood, sat enthroned on the lofty stool whence he usually watched all the concerns of his little literary realm. Cited from The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon by W. Irving #5
  • On a fine autumnal afternoon, Ichabod, in pensive mood, sat enthroned on the lofty stool from whence he usually watched all the concerns of his little literary realm. Cited from Legends That Every Child Should Know,H.W.Mabie
  • One autumnal afternoon Gervaise, who had been to carry a basket of clothes home to a customer who lived a good way off, found herself in La Rue des Poissonniers just as it was growing dark. Cited from L'Assommoir, by Emile Zola
  • She was clipping and trimming the late roses in the bright autumnal afternoon, when Lady Laura Armstrong's close carriage drove up to the gate, with my lady inside it, in deep mourning. Cited from The Lovels of Arden, by M. E. Braddon
  • It was a bleak autumnal afternoon indeed; and as she walked, and hushed, and, glancing through the dreary windows, pressed the little fellow closer to her breast, the withered leaves came showering down. Cited from Dombey and Son, by Charles Dickens
  • It was an autumnal afternoon: Doctor Masham looked at the sky, and, after a long pause, made an observation about the weather, and then requested permission to order his horses, as the evening came on apace, and he had some distance to ride. Cited from Venetia, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • So calm an atmosphere pervaded the cold, sunny, autumnal afternoon that the idea "the trenches" took on the proportions of a gigantic hoax; we might have been masqueraders in the trenches after the war was over. Cited from A Volunteer Poilu, by Henry Sheahan
  • It was a magnificent autumnal afternoon, the second week of October, when Hiram Meeker, by previous appointment, called at the residence of the Rev. Augustus Myrtle. Cited from The Continental Monthly, Vol. IV, Oct, 1863, Number IV, by Various
  • He was becoming greatly interested in the Markhams, caring nothing for the remarks his interest might excite among the neighbors, some of whom watched Maddy half curiously as in the stylish carriage, beside its stylish owner, she rode back to Aikenside in the quiet, autumnal afternoon. Cited from Aikenside, by Mary J. Holmes