sky overcast

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  • I add that the night is dark, the sky overcast, no moon, no stars. Cited from The Adventures of a Special Correspondent, by Jules Verne
  • The light was still bad and the sky overcast, so the start was postponed till next morning. Cited from The Home of the Blizzard, by Sir Douglas Mawson
  • Sky overcast at start, but able see tracks and cairn distinct at long distance. Cited from Scott's Last Expedition Volume I, by Captain R. F. Scott
  • The night was dark and the sky overcast as the submarine boys parted to go their several ways. Cited from The Submarine Boys for the Flag, by Victor G. Durham
  • But when they came out after dinner, they found the sky overcast and a strong breeze blowing from the southwest. Cited from Short Stories of Various Types, ed. by Laura F. Freck
  • We had started under a sky overcast but calm. Cited from Journey to Interior of Earth, by Verne
  • His disappointment was great when he again beheld the sky overcast, and the snow falling thickly around him. Cited from Twenty-Seven Years in Canada West, by Samuel Strickland
  • Wind south; sky overcast but hardly expect rain. Cited from McKinlay's Journal of Exploration. . .Australia, by John McKinlay
  • Though there wanted still a couple of hours to sunset, a sky overcast was already dusking the little parlour. Cited from Will Warburton, by George Gissing
  • It was later than the usual hour of closing, and it was, moreover, a gloomy evening, the sky overcast. Cited from The Channings: A Story, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • I would give a great deal to see this brilliantly starlit sky overcast, but we must take things as we find them, and only use the greater precautions. Cited from For Treasure Bound, by Harry Collingwood
  • The December day was cold and frosty, the sky overcast. Cited from France in the Nineteenth Century, by Elizabeth Latimer
  • It was perfect weather; suddenly we saw the sky overcast; a darkness like that of a total eclipse spread itself abroad and lasted a good hour. Cited from Three Frenchmen in Bengal, by S.C. Hill
  • The weather was threatening, the sky overcast, and rain fell in torrents. Cited from Ten Great Events in History, by James Johonnot
  • On turning out found sky overcast; a beastly position amidst crevasses. Cited from Scott's Last Expedition Volume I, by Captain R. F. Scott
  • It was noon, the sky overcast, the wind blowing strong from the southeast, when the Virginia coast was first sighted from our mast-head. Cited from Wolves of the Sea, by Randall Parrish
  • Not only was the sky overcast, but the crew seemed to share the depression of the barometer, which, as everybody told everybody else, was falling rapidly. Cited from We and the World, Part II, by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • The going not as heavy as the day previous; but the sky overcast, and a heavy drift on the surface made it decidedly unpleasant for the dogs. Cited from A Negro Explorer at the North Pole, by Matthew A. Henson
  • As long as the wind blew from the S.W., the days were cool, and the sky overcast even so much so as to threaten rain. Cited from Expeditions to Sth. Australia II,Charles Sturt
  • On the morning of the sixth day Bessie Lonsdale went out into the garden as usual, to find the sky overcast with light, fleecy clouds. Cited from The Best Short Stories of 1920, by Various
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