1 A black thunder-shower was followed by a dust storm which turned the sky yellow with the hint of a coming tornado.
2 Only the infidel sharks in the audacious seas may give ear to such words, when, with tornado brow, and eyes of red murder, and foam-glued lips, Ahab leaped after his prey.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
3 Sideways leaning, we sideways darted; every ropeyarn tingling like a wire; the two tall masts buckling like Indian canes in land tornadoes.
4 Skies the most effulgent but basket the deadliest thunders: gorgeous Cuba knows tornadoes that never swept tame northern lands.
5 No wonder there had been some among the hunters who namelessly transported and allured by all this serenity, had ventured to assail it; but had fatally found that quietude but the vesture of tornadoes.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.