It has been a long winter, and we can wait no more.
It was like she came to life after a long winter.
It looked to be a long winter ahead for us all.
Prices were high in a city running low of everything after a long winter.
It had been a long winter away from the sea.
I think we will win the battle against the long winter.
It was the end of a long winter, Jack had said.
It's not natural, no more than the long winter was.
Many times during the summer I had thought of the "long winter months ahead" with some fear.
I had absolutely no idea of what he did during that long winter.