Under the snowdrifts the blossoms are sleeping, dreaming their dreams of sunshine and June. Down in the hush of their quiet they're keeping trills from the throstle's wild summer-sung tune.
What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.john steinbeck
One must maintain a little bit of summer, even in the middle of winter.Henry David Thoreau
Winter's not gone yet, if the wild-geese fly that way.william shakespeare
In winter I get up at night, and dress by yellow candle-light. In summer quite the other way, I have to go to bed by day.Robert Louis Stevenson
These Winter nights against my window-pane, nature with busy pencil draws designs of ferns and blossoms and fine spray of pines, oak-leaf and acorn and fantastic vines, which she will make when summer comes again. Quaint arabesques in argent, flat and cold, like curious Chinese etchings.thomas bailey aldrich
The frost performs its secret ministry, unhelped by any wind.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Up rose the wild old winter-king, and shook his beard of snow; "I hear the first young hare-bell ring, 'Tis time for me to go! Northward o'er the icy rocks, northward o'er the sea, my daughter comes with sunny locks, This land's too warm for me!"charles godfrey leland
Halloween isn't the only time for ghosts and ghost stories. In Victorian Britain, spooky winter's tales were part of the Christmas season, often told after dinner, over port or coffee.Michael Dirda
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