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But there was now a great darkness besides; and that invested the storm with new terrors, real and fanciful.
Already the sudden storm is passing,and its fierceness is abating.
He wanted to know exactly how long the storm was going to last; whereupon he was referred to the barometer, which seemed to have no intention of rising.
But that night the strangeness of things about me, and my physical wretchedness, prevented me, for I was bruised, weary, wet to the skin, deafened and blinded by the storm.
As yet the forces, from whose linking the lightning springs, were held apart, and the silence of nature proclaimed the calm before the storm.
It's a pity that the wind has fallen," said Joe, again; "it would have carried us clear of the storm.
The waiters had to press dishes upon the diners' notice; and the diners had to draw the attention of waiters, for they were all absorbed in looking at the storm.
Traveling with the storm she was safe, but where was it bearing her?
So wild a night had never been known in all that region, but toward morning the storm had blown itself out of breath and day dawned bright and clear.
He looked abroad on the general dourness of gray earth and gray air and gray sky, and said a storm was brewing.
All this mad dashing and splashing of the waters of the big ocean, which the mischievous wind caused without any good reason whatever, resulted in a terrible storm, and a storm on the ocean is liable to cut many queer pranks and do a lot of damage.
We had been riding out a storm at an altitude of about three thousand feet.
In the silence which followed that discovery, a first flash of lightning passed across the window and the low roll of thunder sounded the outbreak of the storm.
There had been an autumn storm of wind and rain, lasting for three days.
They had not gone above two miles when a violent storm of rain overtook them; and, as they happened to be at the same time in sight of an ale-house, Partridge, with much earnest entreaty, prevailed with Jones to enter, and weather the storm.