If anything could get through the ice-storm to-night, it was those two!
The ice-storm occurs in midwinter, and usually its enchantments are wrought in the silence and the darkness of the night.
Happily, Captain De Haven was spared the necessity of choosing between the alternatives: the ice-storm did not reach us.
It occurs to me now that I have never seen the ice-storm put upon canvas, and have not heard that any painter has tried to do it.
The wrath of the skipper leaning over the bow was almost more terrible to face than any ice-storm would have been.
The oversight is strange, for in America the ice-storm is an event.