Light strobed through cracks in the boards, and the sidewalks teemed with shady-looking characters dressed all in black.
The roads were muddy, and the first of several wells she saw teemed with dirty water.
Immense flocks of gulls were probably attracted to it then as now by its insect life, and its lagoons and streams teemed with aquatic birds.
The soil was extremely fertile, and teemed with an industrious population.
The remainder of Kalakaua's reign teemed with intrigues and conspiracies to restore autocratic rule.
Nowhere could he see the battlefield he had expected to find, but only fields, meadows, troops, woods, the smoke of campfires, villages, mounds, and streams; and try as he would he could descry no military "position" in this place which teemed with life, nor could he even distinguish our troops from the enemy's.