1 I fail to understand what charms the elegant Mr. Wilkes can hold for a girl of your tempestuous nature.
2 I see you are contemplating the transfer of your tempestuous affections from Ashley to me and I fear for my liberty and my peace of mind.
3 It stood on a sharp bleak corner, where that tempestuous wind Euroclydon kept up a worse howling than ever it did about poor Paul's tossed craft.
4 In tempestuous times like these, after everything above and aloft has been secured, nothing more can be done but passively to await the issue of the gale.
5 Dark and tempestuous was night.
6 In a moment he restrained himself so powerfully that the tempestuous heaving of his breast subsided, as turbulent and foaming waves yield to the sun's genial influence when the cloud has passed.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 94. Maximilian's Avowal.
7 But the sea in those old times heaved, swelled, and foamed very much at its own will, or subject only to the tempestuous wind, with hardly any attempts at regulation by human law.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XXI. THE NEW ENGLAND HOLIDAY
8 They had fortitude and self-reliance, and in time of difficulty or peril stood up for the welfare of the state like a line of cliffs against a tempestuous tide.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In XXII. THE PROCESSION
9 I have only one other incident to record upon this tempestuous and melancholy day.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In Chapter 10. Extract from the Diary of Dr. Watson
10 It was a wild, tempestuous night, towards the close of November.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
11 His first wooing had been of the tempestuous order, and he looked back upon it as if through a long vista of years with a feeling of compassion blended with regret.
12 I remembered his abject pleading, his abject threats, the colossal scale of his vile desires, the meanness, the torment, the tempestuous anguish of his soul.
13 So much has this been so that my life has, throughout, resembled a barque tossed by tempestuous waves, a barque driven at the mercy of the winds.
14 Mr. and Mrs. March left the room with speed, and casting herself upon the bed, Jo cried and scolded tempestuously as she told the awful news to Beth and Amy.