He came forcibly down on the snow-crust in a sitting posture.
Joe came down with great force, his feet foremost, and running through the snow-crust to a great depth.
But as Dickie Deer Mouse wondered, a small shower of buds came rattling down upon the snow-crust.
Breaking through the snow-crust he mixed snow with the moss and also rolled the sweater in snow.
With wide-sprawled wings she thudded down upon the snow-crust, almost under the fox's complacent jaws.
There was no more ice to travel upon, and the snow-crust would not bear them during the warmer part of the day.
He heard quick, light footsteps in the snow-crust ahead of him.
It was evil going, and as he broke through the snow-crust mile after wearing mile, he felt himself grow weaker and weaker.
The great arc-light of the moon had checkered the snow-crust with inky shadows, and patches of dazzling white.
Often the snow-crust gave way under me, and then the stiff heather reached right up to my chest.