The "Monitor" was lost in a gale off Cape Hatteras on the 31st of December 1862.
Thus the stream bed, from which at first the water might be blown away into a new channel by a gale of wind, ultimately grows to be the strongest line of the landscape.
In July 1804 he ordered his admiral commanding at Toulon, Latouche Treville, to seize an opportunity when Nelson, who was in command of the blockade, was driven off by a northerly gale, to put to sea, with 1 0 sail of the line, pick up the French ship in Cadiz, join Villeneuve who was in the Aix roads, and then effect a junction with Ganteaume and the 21 sail of the line at Brest.
See Amory Gale, History of the Town of Lee (Lee, 1854), and Lee, The Centennial Celebration and Centennial History of the Town of Lee (Springfield, Mass., 1878), compiled by Charles M.
Gale, Korean Sketches (Edinburgh, 1898); W.
But Villeneuve's ill-appointed ships, manned by raw crews, suffered loss of spars in a gale, and he returned to Toulon on the 21st.
Our little boat confronted the gale fearlessly; with sails spread and ropes taut, she seemed to sit upon the wind.
In December 1854, after a fatiguing address to a public meeting, followed by prolonged exposure to a south-east gale, his constitution entirely broke down.
In nautical language it is usually combined with some qualifying word, as "half a gale," a "stiff gale."
The battle was fought in a gale by 10 Venetian against II Genoese galleys.
A squadron of seven sail of the line, under Admiral Ganteaume, succeeded in slipping out of Brest, when a gale had driven the British blockading force off the coast.
The former wind, rising often to a gale in a few hours and falling as suddenly, is foretold b y no change in the barometer.
The oak will not bear exposure to the full force of the sea gale, though in ravines and on sheltered slopes oak woods sometimes extend nearly to the shore.
Gale, a Presbyterian missionary, who devoted some years to the work.
or more at the base, where, like most sand trees, it usually curves upward gradually, a form that enables the long tap-roots to withstand better the strain of the sea gale; when once established, the tree is rarely overthrown even on the loosest sand.
The native Sweet Gale or Dutch Myrtle (M.
On the other hand, William of Malmesbury prefers to read Heruligena, which would make Scotus a Pannonian, while Bale says he was born at St David's, Dempster connects him with Ayr, and Gale with Eriuven in Hereford.
In the great gale of 1799 seventy sail, including the "York," 74 guns, were wrecked off the reef, and this disaster compelled the authorities to take steps to protect shipping.
gale in raising bands of trained nurses; she visited the crippled soldiers in the hospitals, and it was through her resolute complaints of the utter insufficiency of the hospital accommodation that Netley Hospital was built.
The combination Johannes Scotus Erigena has not been traced earlier than Ussher and Gale; even Gale uses it only in the heading of the version of St Maximus.
In navigation he suggested many new contrivances, such as water-tight compartments, floating anchors to lay a ship to in a storm, and dishes that would not upset during a gale; and beginning in 1757 made repeated experiments with oil on stormy waters.
It blew a very strong gale last night, and couldn't sleep much.
The payment of rent, customs or duty at regular intervals; a "hanging gale" is an arrear of rent left over after each successive "gale" or rent day.
A great proportion of architectural ornaments are literally hollow, and a September gale would strip them off, like borrowed plumes, without injury to the substantials.
Among the public institutions are the State School for Feeble-minded Children, a cottage hospital and the Laconia Public Library, lodged in the Gale Memorial Library building (1903).
During a gale a slight oscillation is noticeable on the bridge itself and from the shore.
One dark winter night in 1855, during a terrific gale, 24 sailing ships and 60 lighters went ashore off the mouth and upwards of 300 persons perished."
In 1637 the roof-tree of the choir perished during a gale, and three years later the rich timber screen was demolished.
In the morning it came on to blow a gale of wind.
gale with horizontal rain.
The original designs were by Thomas Fuller, who also designed the parliamentary buildings at Ottawa; but the plans underwent many changes, Isaac Gale Perry, Leopold Eidlitz and H.
The popular name of a plant, also known as the sweet gale or gaul, sweet willow, bog or Dutch myrtle.
His armada was severely handled in a weeks fighting on its way up the Channel, and was driven off the English ports into the German Ocean; there a south-west gale drove it far from its rendezvous, and completed the havoc which the English ships had begun.
The Annales Waverlienses, published by Gale in his Scriptores and afterwards in the Record series of Chronicles, are believed to have suggested to Sir Walter Scott the name of his first novel.
A great feature of summer is the inbat or north wind, which blows almost daily, often with the force of a gale, off the sea from noon till near sunset.
Morse and Gale, who assisted him, found, however, that the distance of the plates up and down the canal must be at least three or four times the width of the canal to obtain successful results.
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braved the gale force winds at the Ovenden Fell Race near Halifax on Saturday.
freshen soon reaching gale force 8.
There was an easterly gale blowing with a choppy sea.
gale warnings currently in force.. .
easterly gale blowing with a choppy sea.
There are no tides, and usually only a slight current towards the outlet, though powerful currents are temporarily produced by the rapid return of waters after a storm, and during the height of a westerly gale there is invariably a reflex current into the west end of the lake.
Practically the whole town was destroyed, a gale aiding the flames, and the population had to leave the place in the night at the notice of a few minutes.
Of the De divisione naturae, editions have been published by Thomas Gale (Oxford, 1681); C. B.
She had no gale of popular enthusiasm to carry her forward, representing as she did not a newly arisen principle but the opposition to a principle which she maintained to be dangerous and exaggerated.
The only MS. of the Lexicon is the Codex Galeanus, formerly in the possession of Thomas Gale, and now in the library of Trinity College, Cambridge (ed.
From the 3rd to the 5th of October Codrington, who had with him only his flagship the "Asia" (84) and some smaller vessels, was engaged in turning back the Egyptian and Turkish vessels, a task in which he was aided by a violent gale.
howling gale at night can never be taken for granted!
Severe weather warnings had preceded the gale force winds that had whipped the sea into 30 feet waves.
A gale apprehensive took in and furled the Royals and top gallants and also a couple of reefs in top sails.
Childhood fury came rushing back like a gale force wind able to overturn ships and smash little glass goblets.
Beached in the Falklands by a gale off Cape Horn, she became a coal hulk for five years, then rotted.
The gale from our right quickly numbed exposed cheeks, and chilled fingers refused to warm up even inside thick mitts.
northeasterly gale caused some problems to the moorings.
northerly gale led to severe flooding down the east coast.
They got off the American port at noon on 5 May but a sudden heavy gale from the N.W. forced them gain an offing.
Increasingly windy later, strong to gale from the S. The male peacock was unable to go to roost in his usual tree.
quadruple scull - Peter Gardner, Mike Webb, Gary McAdams, Tom Gale, 5th in semi, to B final.
Thanks to Gale White from Philadelphia for the photo of the American robin.
But the gale which now began to buffet the little schooner was of more than ordinary violence.
Men's quadruple scull - Peter Gardner, Mike Webb, Gary McAdams, Tom Gale, 5th in semi, to B final.
By evening a gale running down both sides of the Scottish mainland and small coastal vessels scuttled for shelter.
shake was shaking like a leaf in a force ten gale, somehow this made me feel worse.
slippy rocks in the gale but what a blast the descent was.
snowstorm with gale force winds.
Finally on Mickle Fell I had a squall from hell with torrential rain and gale force winds.
tooth no Australian has smiled as much into the teeth of an oncoming gale.
unseasonable gale force winds that are anticipated, it is only sensible to take the flags down early " .
westerly gale meant that most things were lying low for the majority of the day.
The first printed edition of Fordun's work was that of Thomas Gale in his Scriptores quindecim (vol.
(1869); and earlier edition in Gale's Scriptores quinque, pp. 21-128.
In poetical and figurative language "gale" is often used in a pleasant sense, as in "favouring gale"; in America, it is used in a slang sense for boisterous or excited behaviour.
20, when Stefansson and several men were ashore hunting, it broke away during a heavy gale, drifted with the pack until it was crushed, and sank in lat.
1651?), Theophilus Gale (1628-1678), John Pordage (1607-1681), George Rust (d.
"Hello!" he said, seeing her, "are you Dorothy Gale?"
Men 's quadruple scull - Peter Gardner, Mike Webb, Gary McAdams, Tom Gale, 5th in semi, to B final.
But when he saw the strength of the gale he was seized with fear.
She was shaking like a leaf in a force ten gale, somehow this made me feel worse.
Turning at the top was tricky on the slippy rocks in the gale but what a blast the descent was.
All photographs taken in a snowstorm with gale force winds.
On the weekend of our trip, our choice of dives was limited due to a Force 8 southwesterly gale.
By 29 October 2000, the winds had gusted to Gale Force 8 and even Storm Force 10, with squalls of heavy rain.
It blew a very strong gale last night, and could n't sleep much.
And no Australian has smiled as much into the teeth of an oncoming gale.
With the unseasonable gale force winds that are anticipated, it is only sensible to take the flags down early .
May 8th: A severe westerly gale meant that most things were lying low for the majority of the day.
Sweet Gale (Myrica) - The Myricas, though not showy flowering shrubs, are desirable on account of their scented foliage.
Gale) should be wherever sweet-smelling plants are cared for.
I find our native Sweet Gale free and vigorous in stiff soils where few things grow well.
It encourages players to play Soul Caliber 2 on their own more than the previous version, but some of the missions were a bit tedious; for example, fighting a match where gale force winds were trying to push you away from your opponent.
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A 1958 UK tour ended in scandal for Jerry Lee, when the British press discovered that wife, Myra Gale Brown, who was accompanying him on tour, was both his wife and his 13 year old cousin.
They had to face extreme storms, including gale force winds.
The Oz books are perhaps best known for the movie-musical that was inspired by the first; the MGM movie The Wizard of Oz starring Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale.
Accompanying Judy Garland's Dorothy Gale on the Oz's Yellow Brick Road were Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion ("I do believe in ghosts, I do believe in ghosts, I do, I do, I do, I doooo."
When you think about Dorothy Gale, the lead character in The Wizard of Oz, she played the role of a female superhero.
If you don't want to go through all the trouble of a full design, you can use Flash to simply create a pretty opening page such as the one Gale Real Estate uses.
However, some designers feel that continued animations on the site such as the "glowing house effect" on Gale Real Estate or the changing text on Wilson Real Estate can be distracting and even annoying as a design element.
In 1568 John Josseline, secretary to Archbishop Parker, issued a new edition of it more in conformity with manuscript authority; and in 1691 a still more carefully revised edition appeared at Oxford by Thomas Gale.
The text of Gildas founded on Gale's edition collated with two other MSS., with elaborate introductions, is included in the Monumenta historica Britannica, edited by Petrie and Sharpe (London, 1848).
In the 12th century the Canaries were visited by Arab navigators, and in 1334 they were rediscovered by a French vessel driven among them by a gale.
Fury was on the Black God's face as he stared down the storm, ignoring the gale tearing at his clothing.
blow a gale of wind.
It was blowing a hooligan, and despite the CSgt PW's barking welsh brogue, nothing could be heard over the howling gale.
They have constructed the earth bund and inserted concrete posts down to floor level to prevent the fence blowing down in a gale.
From day one we had gale force Easterly winds, that turned mid-week into North-Easterly, it was bloody cold!
Climbing Ben Nevis in a howling gale at night can never be taken for granted!
Another craft, and brighter, may stem the raging gale, Thy plea of sixty winters, old friend, can never fail.
Stormy passage to South Georgia The ship finally sailed from Stanley early on Saturday morning straight into a westerly gale.
A biting north-easterly gale is not a good enough reason to stay ashore.
Off the west coast of Sardinia a heavy north-westerly gale was encountered, against which was impossible to make headway.
gale force winds throw the lifeboat around like a toy.
gale blows across the fields and I can hardly stand up.
gale of wind.
Howe received no help from Byron, whose badly appointed fleet was damaged and scattered by a gale on the 3rd of July in midAtlantic. His ships dropped in by degrees during September.
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