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And the clouds were so thick in the sky that the sunlight couldn't get through them; so that the day grew dark as night, which added to the terrors of the storm.
The worst of the storm must have blown that night, though little I noticed it.
Violently will my breast then heave; violently will it blow its storm over the mountains: thus cometh its assuagement.
Already the sudden storm is passing,and its fierceness is abating.
Maggie lost herself in sympathy with the wanderers swooning in snow storms beneath happy-hued church windows.
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. As the thunder showed no signs of withdrawing, but seemed massed right overhead, while the lightning aimed straight at the garden every time, an uneasy gloom replaced the first excitement.
The storm exasperated him, the gale made him furious, and he longed to lash the obstinate sea into obedience.
I warrant you were frighted, wer'n't you, last night, when it blew but a capful of wind?" "A capful d'you call it?" said I; "'twas a terrible storm." "A storm, you fool you," replies he; "do you call that a storm?
There was nothing to do but to let the storm blow itself out, which it did in two days.
Close on its apparition, and blindingly violet by contrast, danced out the first lightning of the gathering storm, and the thunder burst like a rocket overhead.
Mimi quietly took a seat a little way apart, whence she could look on the progress of the coming storm and study its appearance throughout the whole visible circle of the neighbourhood.
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.
A furious gale stormed across the country, scourging it with desolating drifts of sleet.
The big storm of the winter began on my eleventh birthday, the twentieth of January.
What's the mighty difference between holding a mast's lightning-rod in the storm, and standing close by a mast that hasn't got any lightning-rod at all in a storm?