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 Meanings and Examples of TEMPEST
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tempest
 n.  extensive current of wind, rushing with great velocity and violence, and commonly attended with rain, hail, or snow; furious storm
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  While he reasoned, the sky darkened, the winds blew from the four quarters, and the ship was assailed by a most terrible tempest within sight of the port of Lisbon.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In IV
2  He beseeches the tempest; the imperturbable tempest obeys only the infinite.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VIII—BILLOWS AND SHADOWS
3  A certain amount of tempest is always mingled with a battle.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—THE QUID OBSCURUM OF BATTLES
4  These squares were no longer battalions, they were craters; those cuirassiers were no longer cavalry, they were a tempest.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER X—THE PLATEAU OF MONT-SAINT-JEAN
5  Ney, bewildered, great with all the grandeur of accepted death, offered himself to all blows in that tempest.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE GUARD
6  Its tempest sometimes proceeds from a grimace.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—TO SCOFF, TO REIGN
7  Wrath, tempest, claps of thunder, foam to the very ceiling.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN STILL WEARS HIS ARM IN A SLING
8  A tempest, more furious than the one which had formerly driven him to Arras, broke loose within him.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—THE IMMORTAL LIVER 68
9  D'Artagnan has turned aside from Buckingham, whom she hates as she hates everyone she has loved, the tempest with which Richelieu threatened him in the person of the queen.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 52 CAPTIVITY: THE FIRST DAY
10  He had only to say: "Sugar, if I were you, I wouldn't--" and the tempest would break.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
11  "Fiddle-dee-dee, Melly, what a tempest you make in a teapot," said Scarlett grudgingly, but she did not throw off the hand that stole around her waist.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
12  "I consider this whole affair a tempest in a teapot," said Scarlett coldly, rattling her papers to indicate that as far as she was concerned the discussion was finished.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
13  The helmsman who steered by that tiller in a tempest, felt like the Tartar, when he holds back his fiery steed by clutching its jaw.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
14  The curling and spotless mists, which had been seen sailing above the hills toward the north, were now returning in an interminable dusky sheet, that was urged along by the fury of a tempest.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18
15  In this part of the field there passed slowly the intense moments that precede the tempest.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 16
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