swirl about

swirl about someone or something

[for something, such as dust or a fluid] to circle and wind about someone or something. The snow swirled about me as I walked along. The smoke swirled about the tiny campfire.
See also: swirl
References in classic literature ?
And on her track the flowing tide of a tenebrous sea filled the house, seemed to swirl about his feet, and rising unchecked, closed silently above his head.
In March, astronomers monitoring the upper layers of the ovals saw the storms swirl about each other.