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.
She relieved me at the bailing-hole from time to time, and bravely she threw out the water and faced the storm
. All things are relative.
Too slowly runneth all speaking for me:--into thy chariot, O storm
, do I leap!
The schooner paused not, but rushing across the harbour, pitched herself on that accumulation of sand and gravel washed by many tides and many storms
into the southeast corner of the pier jutting under the East Cliff, known locally as Tate Hill Pier.
When anybody died in the pale-green snow storms
, the gallery mourned.
The rain swished with it, and immediately there were all those sounds of windows being shut and doors slamming violently which accompany a storm
But the saddest of all the stories of the Yankee Storm
was the one about the Franklin Dexter.
But this man of nerve manifested neither impatience nor annoyance; it seemed as if the storm
were a part of his programme, and had been foreseen.
These wise and sober thoughts continued all the while the storm
lasted, and indeed some time after; but the next day the wind was abated, and the sea calmer, and I began to be a little inured to it; however, I was very grave for all that day, being also a little sea-sick still; but towards night the weather cleared up, the wind was quite over, and a charming fine evening followed; the sun went down perfectly clear, and rose so the next morning; and having little or no wind, and a smooth sea, the sun shining upon it, the sight was, as I thought, the most delightful that ever I saw.
It really was a violent storm
, approaching a hurricane in force, and at one time it seemed as though the craft, having been heeled far over under a staggering wave that swept her decks, would not come back to an even keel.
As I ascended the little hill beyond Pyrford Church the glare came into view again, and the trees about me shivered with the first intimation of the storm
that was upon me.
which was coming was already making itself manifest, not only in the wide scope of nature, but in the hearts and natures of human beings.