It was bitterly cold—a sort of black frost; but Lavinia, wrapping herself up warmly, went out as soon as breakfast was over.
It looks as like a black frost as anything I ever saw in my life.
Now, then, the house's attention continued, but the expression of interest in the faces turned to a sort of black frost.
A hard black frost was set in at the time, and the horses being “slape shod,” they were falling in every direction.
Octavius, noticing this movement, remarked that he thought there was going to be a black frost.
I only hope we shan't have a confounded 'black frost;' but we must take our chance of the weather.
The cold was the cold of the black frost—bitter, sharp as a sword, nigh unendurable.
When the woman that a man loves laughs at his moral enthusiasms, it is like a black frost on the delicate tips of budding trees.
Now then the house's attention continued, but the expression of interest in the faces turned to a sort of black frost.
It is known to tradition as the "great frost," the "hard frost," the "black frost," etc.