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Drifting Cloud, The

noun
1.
Japanese Uki Gumo. a novel (1887–89) by Shimei Futabatei.
Also called The Floating Cloud.
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  • My day was full of drifting cloud and sunshine, and the lake lay like a mirror reflecting the red shadow of the island.

    The Lake George Moore
  • It seemed to roll off in a shifting and drifting cloud of smoke.

    The Shadow Arthur Stringer
  • A veil of drifting cloud shut out even such feeble light as had disclosed the course to the voyagers.

    Brothers of Peril Theodore Goodridge Roberts
  • Over all was the soft blue sky, with here and there a drifting cloud.

    At Start and Finish William Lindsey
  • But the sky was as serenely clear of even a drifting cloud as they could hope.

    Star Hunter Andre Alice Norton
  • San Lionardo gone as completely as the shadow of a drifting cloud!

    Naples Past and Present Arthur H. Norway
  • Silent as a drifting cloud, for all his size, Caesar left Franz and set a course that would intercept the fleeing goat.

    Rescue Dog of the High Pass James Arthur Kjelgaard
  • The lake itself lies smiling under the sunlight of the perfect day, or darkening under the shadow of the drifting cloud.

  • The moon shone dimly upon his progress through a veil of drifting cloud.

  • A pallid moon-crescent, tangled in spun gossamer-fabric of drifting cloud, cast tenuous, fairy shadows across the garden.

    Cursed George Allan England

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