As Ichabod approached this fearful tree, he began to whistle; he thought his whistle was answered; it was but a blast
sweeping sharply through the dry branches.
Down swept another mighty blast
of wind, clothed in spray and thick darkness.
All of a sudden the whole region fairly rocked under the crash of eleven hundred and one thunder blasts
, all let off at once, and Sandy says, -
The wind suddenly shifted to the northeast, and the remnant of the sea fog melted in the blast
In a few moments, notwithstanding their wet clothes, the icy blast
that blew and the previous scene of terror, these hardy adventurers, with their iron frames, inured to every hardship, threw themselves down, intending to profit by the advice of Athos, who sat at the helm, pensively wakeful, guiding the little bark the way it was to go, his eyes fixed on the heavens, as if he sought to verify not only the road to France, but the benign aspect of protecting Providence.
I am quite benumbed; for the Notch is just like the pipe of a great pair of bellows; it has blown a terrible blast
in my face all the way from Bartlett.
The riotous blast
shook the casement as if a strong man were striving to force his entrance into the comfortable room.
A chilly blast
hums in the taut rigging, causing the ship to tremble to her very keel, and the soaked men on her decks to shiver in their wet clothes to the very marrow of their bones.
It is the north fork or branch of the Bighorn River, but bears its peculiar name of the Wind River, from being subject in the winter season to a continued blast
which sweeps its banks and prevents the snow from lying on them.
She was the mother of Chimaera who breathed raging fire, a creature fearful, great, swift-footed and strong, who had three heads, one of a grim-eyed lion; in her hinderpart, a dragon; and in her middle, a goat, breathing forth a fearful blast
of blazing fire.
And may those Extracts (Miss Clack fervently hopes) sound as the blast
of a trumpet in the ears of her respected kinsman, Mr.
It was not long before he thought a shriek was borne past him on a blast