I felt the great billows rock and sink.
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.
Penzler, Graf Billows Reden nebst urkundlichen Beitrcigen zu seiner Politik (Leipzig, 1903).
The billowy plains still remain in places, but in the vicinity of streams the billows give way to deep ravines.
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 plunged into the oncoming billows, as a strong swimmer dives into breakers, and struck, alas, 'tis true, the bedpost!
Reclus with the appearance of "a stormy sea breaking into parallel billows" (Universal Geography, ed.
A cloud of smoke billows up through the air.
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."
billows of smoke.
billows roar; She for a purpose dropped her only oar.
We may feel that " All thy waves and thy billows are gone over me " .
It is a level, straight-backed line of sombre mountain ridge, from the crest of which, as from a wall, the extraordinary configuration of that immense loess deposit called the Chul can be seen stretching away northwards to the Oxus - ridge upon ridge, wave upon wave, like a vast yellow-grey sea of storm-twisted billows.
From the top of the hill where I stood I saw my army surging over a sunlit plain like angry breakers, and as they moved, I saw the green of fields, like the cool hollows between billows.
They can also use billows, boxes, and sofa cushions to create obstacles courses for the baby to negotiate.
Just Jared has a small collection of Grammy photos where her hands are near her stomach and the fabric billows out on side shots.
The waters of the Nyanza, violently agitated, were foaming like the billows of a sea.
Aria (" Rolling in foaming billows ") Bass trombone doubles contrabassoon in tutti passages.
The black smoke that billows from the engine is a graphic match to the incinerator chimneys at the camps.
They look very droll when moving, rather like what a canal barge would look like at sea with a few rolling billows about.
It is surrounded by huge hollows containing noble palm groves; and beyond these on every side stretches the limitless desert with its great billows of sand, the encroachments of which on the oasis are only held at bay by ceaseless toil.
The shore is low, bordered in its eastern half with lagoons, and difficult of access on account of the submarine bar of sand which stretches along nearly the whole of the coast, and also because of the heavy surf caused by the great Atlantic billows.
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