1 I fail to understand what charms the elegant Mr. Wilkes can hold for a girl of your tempestuous nature.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER VI
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.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER LXIII
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.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 2. The Carpet-Bag.
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.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 51. The Spirit-Spout.
5 Dark and tempestuous was night.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark TwainGet Context In CHAPTER XXI
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 DumasGet Context 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 HawthorneGet Context 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 HawthorneGet Context 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 DoyleGet Context 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 DoyleGet Context 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.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER FORTY-ONE
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.
Dead Souls By Nikolai GogolGet Context In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
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.
Little Women By Louisa May AlcottGet Context In CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE