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I was swept on by those behind and could not look down and see, and yet I knew that it was a woman who had fallen and who was being trampled into the pavement by thousands of successive feet.
In a few minutes a rushing sound was heard in the waters, and a wave swept the spinning-wheel from the bank.
When the waves began to tumble and toss and to grow bigger and bigger the ship rolled up and down, and tipped sidewise--first one way and then the other--and was jostled around so roughly that even the sailor-men had to hold fast to the ropes and railings to keep themselves from being swept away by the wind or pitched headlong into the sea.
The strong wind swept at him out of a vast obscurity; he felt under his feet the uneasiness of his ship, and he could not even discern the shadow of her shape.
I climbed the barren mountain, And my gaze swept far and wide For the red-lit eaves of my father's home, And I fancied that he sighed: My son has gone for a soldier, For a soldier night and day; But my son is wise, and may yet return, When the drums have died away.
Nay, the time came when I took joy in the run of the masthead and in the clinging on by my legs at that precarious height while I swept the sea with glasses in search of the boats.
Time and again warriors had put out in their canoes to intercept him, but each time the hideous horde had swept into view to send the terrified natives shrieking back to the shore to lose themselves in the jungle.
In and out amongst these green hills of what they call here the "Mittel Land" ran the road, losing itself as it swept round the grassy curve, or was shut out by the straggling ends of pine woods, which here and there ran down the hillsides like tongues of flame.
One day in the greatest rage he went to the Wooden God, and with one blow swept it down from its pedestal.
Had that death swept through a full circle, it must inevitably have slain me in my surprise.
Storm-clouds swept over Jimmie's face, but he turned from the leathery old woman and plodded on up-stairs.
It overrode the man to whom he talked, swept him away, swept all away, all who stood within sound of his voice.
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- Swept volume
- Swept Volume Efficiency
- swept volumes
- swept volumes
- Swept wing
- Swept wing
- swept you along
- swept you aside
- swept you away
- swept you back into
- swept you back to
- swept you in
- swept you into
- swept you off
- swept you off of
- swept you off your feet
- swept you out
- swept you out of
- swept you up
- swept-frequency analyzer
- swept-frequency reflectometer
- Swept-Frequency Two-Pulse Phase Modulation
- sweptback wing
- Swertia Caroliniensis
- Swertia perennia
- Swertia speciosa
- Swerve Aero Propulsion Hypersonics Research Experiments
- swerve away
- swerve away (from someone or something)
- swerve away from
- swerve into
- swerve into (from someone or something)
- swerved away
- swerved away from