I plunged into the oncoming billows, as a strong swimmer dives into breakers, and struck, alas, 'tis true, the bedpost!
I felt the great billows rock and sink.
Below them was a vast space, at the bottom of which was a black sea with rolling billows, through which little tongues of flame constantly shot up.
I stood in the middle of the church, where the vibrations from the great organ were strongest, and I felt the mighty waves of sound beat against me, as the great billows beat against a little ship at sea.
Reclus with the appearance of "a stormy sea breaking into parallel billows" (Universal Geography, ed.
Otkar continues to answer " Not yet," adding at last " When thou shalt see the fields bristling with an iron harvest, and the Po and the Ticino swollen with sea-floods, inundating the walls of the city with iron billows, then shall Karl be nigh at hand."
The billowy plains still remain in places, but in the vicinity of streams the billows give way to deep ravines.
Penzler, Graf Billows Reden nebst urkundlichen Beitrcigen zu seiner Politik (Leipzig, 1903).
They finally cleaned up the yard by ceaseless toil.