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n. (plural of clime English)

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So we shall survey other climes, other areas, and wherever we are, that is where we will be king until it pleases us to go elsewhere.

And Tia and Old King Cold were separated from the rest of their group, driven in different directions, until even the king--who had lived his entire life in the frozen climes and knew every glacier and every bit of frozen tundra as if it was his own body--even he had no idea which way was east or west, or even up or down.

Besides, I expect that he might have hit a bit more resistance if his realm had been in sunnier climes and he was proposing relocation to somewhere in the Frozen North.

So off he went with his Journeymen to seek new climes, new challenges, new regions to engage his interest.

With the snow whirling on either side of them, it was as if Meander had brought the spirit and climes of the Frozen North along with him.

CHAPTER 119 The Candles Warmest climes but nurse the cruellest fangs: the tiger of Bengal crouches in spiced groves of ceaseless verdure.

This is the mode in which they manage these things, and succeed in Eastern climes, where there are grave and phlegmatic persons who care very little for the questions of time in conjunctures of importance.

Albert had proceeded no farther than the door, where he remained rooted to the spot, being completely fascinated by the sight of such surpassing beauty, beheld as it was for the first time, and of which an inhabitant of more northern climes could form no adequate idea.

After leaving the army, and when the glittering wings of butterflies and their surroundings wearied him, he would leave the gay cities, and travel much in foreign lands, in cold bleak northern latitudes, or sunny climes, studying human nature, and giving some thought to its many phases, with the different creeds men hold at times on seeing the self sacrificing lives of the sisters of charity, on witnessing noble deeds which should be written in characters of gold, but which they did in the most humble self abnegation.

Adonis, his immense wealth, his southern blood, eloquent tongue, and life in climes kissed by the sun.

The verses beginning with She walks in beauty like the light Of eastern climes and starry skies, are a perfect example of what I have conceived of his bodiless admiration of beauty, and objectless enthusiasm of love.

Not, as in northern climes, obscurely bright, But one unclouded blaze of living light.

She had been born on such a day as this, a balmy spring day, her mother had once told her, a day that was unusually warm for this time of year, especially in the cool northern climes of Yorkshire.