Gale sentence example
The "Monitor" was lost in a gale off Cape Hatteras on the 31st of December 1862.
It blew a very strong gale last night, and couldn't sleep much.
In the morning it came on to blow a gale of wind.
There was an easterly gale blowing with a choppy sea.
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.Advertisement
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.
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.
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.
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.Advertisement
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.
Severe weather warnings had preceded the gale force winds that had whipped the sea into 30 feet waves.
The gale from our right quickly numbed exposed cheeks, and chilled fingers refused to warm up even inside thick mitts.
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.Advertisement
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.
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.
Increasingly windy later, strong to gale from the S. The male peacock was unable to go to roost in his usual tree.
But the gale which now began to buffet the little schooner was of more than ordinary violence.
By evening a gale running down both sides of the Scottish mainland and small coastal vessels scuttled for shelter.Advertisement
Finally on Mickle Fell I had a squall from hell with torrential rain and gale force winds.
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.
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.Advertisement
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 .
Sweet Gale (Myrica) - The Myricas, though not showy flowering shrubs, are desirable on account of their scented foliage.
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.
When you think about Dorothy Gale, the lead character in The Wizard of Oz, she played the role of a female superhero.
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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 nautical language it is usually combined with some qualifying word, as "half a gale," a "stiff gale."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Beached in the Falklands by a gale off Cape Horn, she became a coal hulk for five years, then rotted.
Off the west coast of Sardinia a heavy north-westerly gale was encountered, against which was impossible to make headway.
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.
The battle was fought in a gale by 10 Venetian against II Genoese galleys.
The popular name of a plant, also known as the sweet gale or gaul, sweet willow, bog or Dutch myrtle.
Gale, a Presbyterian missionary, who devoted some years to the work.
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.
During a gale a slight oscillation is noticeable on the bridge itself and from the shore.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
In 1637 the roof-tree of the choir perished during a gale, and three years later the rich timber screen was demolished.
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.
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.