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General Crossword Questions for “snowy”

  • Tintin's dog - describing winter weather
  • White easily won second round frames

Encyclopedia

  • The Snowy Owl (Bubo scandiacus) is a large owl of the typical owl family Strigidae. The Snowy Owl was first classified in 1758 by Carolus Linnaeus, the Swedish naturalist who developed binomial nomenclature to classify and organize plants and animals. — “Snowy Owl - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Worldwind image of Snowy Mountains. The Snowy Mountains, known informally as "The Snowies", are the highest Australian mountain range and contain the Australian mainland's highest mountain, Mount Kosciuszko, which reaches 2,228 metres AHD, approximately 7310 feet. — “Snowy Mountains - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Information about the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electic Scheme, built on the eastern slopes of Australia's Great Dividing Range. — “Snowy Mountains Scheme - Wikipedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Hazily there floated through my mind my last embarkation on a yacht; my faultless attire, the trim gig and obsequious sailors, the accommodation ladder flashing with varnish and brass in the August sun; the orderly, snowy decks and basket chairs under the awning aft. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers
  • Like to the pine-trees I must stand and pine,[141] While downward slanting fall the shades of night, Till my long sleeve of purest snowy white, With showers of tears, is steeped in bitter brine. — “The Tale of Genji” by Murasaki Shikibu
  • She read my letter to the two old ladies, in the morning, and approved of it. I posted it, and had nothing to do then, but wait, as patiently as I could, for the reply. I was still in this state of expectation, and had been, for nearly a week; when I left the Doctor's one snowy night, to walk home. — “David Copperfield” by Charles Dickens
  • There they were, boiling up in snowy spouts of spray, smiting and gnashing together like the gleaming teeth of hell. — “She: A History of Adventure” by H Rider Haggard
  • Once more Miss Fairlie's figure, bright and soft in its snowy muslin dress–her face prettily framed by the white folds of the handkerchief which she had tied under her chin–passed by us in the moonlight. Once more Miss Halcombe waited till she was out of sight, and then went on–... — “The Woman in White” by Wilkie Collins
  • 'What Beauty in that countenance!' He continued after a silence of some minutes; 'How graceful is the turn of that head! What sweetness, yet what majesty in her divine eyes! How softly her cheek reclines upon her hand! Can the Rose vie with the blush of that cheek? Can the Lily rival the whiteness of that hand? Oh! if such a Creature existed, and existed but for me! Were I permitted to twine round my fingers those golden ringlets, and press with my lips the treasures of that snowy bosom! Gracious God, should I then resist the temptation? Should I not barter for a single embrace the reward of my sufferings for thirty years? Should I not abandon.... — “The Monk” by Matthew Lewis

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