Verily, a strong wind is Zarathustra to all low places; and this counsel counselleth he to his enemies, and to whatever spitteth and speweth: "Take care not to spit AGAINST the wind
They stood clasped thus in the blind night, bracing each other against the wind
, cheek to cheek and lip to ear, in the manner of two hulks lashed stem to stern together.
Yulka forgot to give me back my comforter, and I had to drive home directly against the wind
. The next day I came down with an attack of quinsy, which kept me in the house for nearly two weeks.
Margaret agreed, and they pursued their way against the wind
, resisting it with laughing delight for about twenty minutes longer, when suddenly the clouds united over their heads, and a driving rain set full in their face.-- Chagrined and surprised, they were obliged, though unwillingly, to turn back, for no shelter was nearer than their own house.
On turning they faced directly against the wind
, and snow was beginning to fall.
So they made head against the wind
as they best could; Hugh crushing the wet grass beneath his heavy tread, and stalking on after his ordinary savage fashion; John Willet following at arm's length, picking his steps, and looking about him, now for bogs and ditches, and now for such stray ghosts as might be wandering abroad, with looks of as much dismay and uneasiness as his immovable face was capable of expressing.
When she at length started for home, she was benumbed with cold, and could hardly make her way against the wind
that buffeted the frost-bitten rose most unmercifully.
But it had gone to the further side of the tower, and now hung and strained AGAINST THE WIND
to the north.
Cowering forward for warmth and to make me a screen against the wind
, the convicts were closer to me than before.
I saw then those magnificent birds, the disposition of whose long feathers obliges them to fly against the wind
. Their undulating flight, graceful aerial curves, and the shading of their colours, attracted and charmed one's looks.
The sand, the sea-weed, and the flakes of foam, were driving by; and I was obliged to call for assistance before I could shut the gate again, and make it fast against the wind
The road's in fine condition, and you can make it in quicker time than Demetrios can beat all the way down against the wind