Storm Sentence Examples
The storm continued most of the night.
Suddenly a storm came up.
The still air became more charged the closer they got to the center of the storm, the sky darker.
A blowing snow storm delayed our flight north.
The storm moved over them as they ate, rumbling and flashing angrily.Advertisement
As soon as the sun appeared in a clear strip of sky beneath the clouds, the wind fell, as if it dared not spoil the beauty of the summer morning after the storm; drops still continued to fall, but vertically now, and all was still.
The storm passed quickly, but the night remained warm.
He'd probably storm out and leave her.
I was just ... well, the storm was so violent, and it was so cold.
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In an hour or so the storm would abate and they could leave.
That storm is monstrous!
I think she's ready to foal and it looks like a storm is brewing out there.
Cody, sprawled in the middle of the street after being hit by a car, blood trickling from his skull into a nearby storm drain.
Something blocked the storm and sun sources she'd felt, but the others flowed to her freely.Advertisement
Such a storm of feelings, thoughts, and memories suddenly arose within him that he could not fall asleep, nor even remain in one place, but had to jump up and pace the room with rapid steps.
This isn't the first dust storm you've been through, is it?
Water streamed through the gutters, and those cars out in the storm crawled block-to-block.
No one else would attempt to catch rays with the clouded sky and massive storm clouds in the distance!
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The woodman sang of the wild forest; the plowman sang of the fields; the shepherd sang of his sheep; and those who listened forgot about the storm and the cold weather.
These small waves raised by the evening wind are as remote from storm as the smooth reflecting surface.
On the twelfth of July, on the eve of that action, there was a heavy storm of rain and hail.
She sighed and opened the door, leaving the storm door locked.
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Hopefully it would offer some kind of shelter from the threatening storm.
I could see another storm cloud looming on the horizon.
The tumultuous storm was beginning to lose some of its fury.
No other vehicles were encountered—the storm apparently frightened away the more faint-at-heart tourists.
The world outside her was calm, but the storm within her brewed.
So call him back when the storm is over.
They failed, however, in both attempts; and in the latter, owing to the darkness, and to the occurrence of a violent storm which suddenly swelled the torrents in the ravines, their force was thrown into inextricable confusion, and they were compelled to abandon their camp and make the best of their escape from the country.
Through some perfect storm of wars, downturns, and disasters, the once-sunny outlook turned dark.
The storm was long since over and there was bright, joyous sunshine on Natasha's face as she gazed tenderly at her husband and child.
It's hard to tell exactly what happened, because the storm covered any tracks.
Donning a heavy coat and some rubber boots that she found in the entry closet, she battled the storm to the shed.
Of course he knows, and as soon as I told him there was a storm, he would have insisted on calling me back.
The storm kicked up dust behind them, but they managed to beat it to the corral.
The storm beating against the windows had shut down the power; the hall was lit by candles and makeshift torches.
As the days wore on, the drifts gradually shrunk, but before they were wholly gone another storm came, so that I scarcely felt the earth under my feet once all winter.
His hearers expected a story of how beside himself and all aflame with excitement, he had flown like a storm at the square, cut his way in, slashed right and left, how his saber had tasted flesh and he had fallen exhausted, and so on.
He understood that for him the storm had blown over, and that Kutuzov would content himself with that hint.
We're running into a little turbulence from the storm.
He grabbed the storm door and jerked on it.
He had braved the storm last night to get her.
Surely the storm must have moved on.
She turned to go back to the house and realized she wouldn't be able to make it before the storm caught up with her.
The compound was the eye of a storm.
We're in the middle of an electrical storm.
He expected the sight of her to stir the storm within him.
I shouldn't have left without talking to you, but I'm a number one chicken and I wanted to get out ahead of that storm.
Taken by storm on New Year's day 1813 by the Russians, Lenkoran was in the same year formally surrendered by Persia to Russia by the treaty of Gulistan, along with the khanate of Talysh, of which it was the capital.
Though Jason had fled, it was necessary to storm the city; the drastic measures which Menelaus advised seem to indicate that the poorer classes had been roused to defend the Temple from further sacrilege.
Under cover of a storm, they opened the city-gates to their allies and proceeded to murder Ananus the high priest, and, against the verdict of a formal tribunal, Zacharias the son of Baruch in the midst of the Temple.
But Henry VII.'s accumulations had disappeared; parliament resisted in 1523 the imposition of new taxation; and the attempts to raise forced loans and benevolences in1526-1528created a storm of opposition.
The name of the god signifies the "high one" and he was probably a god of the atmospheric region above the earth - perhaps a storm god like Adad, or like Yahweh among the ancient Hebrews.
This political and material strength enabled the Order to weather the storm by which the Templars were destroyed at the beginning of the 14th century.
Meanwhile Maitland of Lethington had been at the English court, and an English fleet under William Winter was sent to the Forth in January 1560 to waylay Elbeuf's fleet, which was, however, driven back by a storm to Calais.
The decisive conflict, fought on the 20th of August 1794, near the rapids of the Maumee, is called the battle of Fallen Timbers, because the Indians concealed themselves behind the trunks of trees which had been felled by a storm.
An opportune storm, however, gave the king an excuse for returning home, as Frederick II.
The subsequent history of Benares contains two important events, the rebellion of Chait Singh in 1781, occasioned by the demands of Warren Hastings for money and troops to carry on the Mahratta War, and the Mutiny of 1857, when the energy and coolness of the European officials, chiefly of General Neill, carried the district successfully through the storm.
In fact, after the flight of the king and the subsequent suppression of the riots, a warrant was issued for his arrest; and he had barely time to escape to Weimar, where Liszt was at that moment engaged in preparing Tannhauser for performance, before the storm burst upon him with alarming violence.
But the history of mid-19thcentury music is unintelligible until we face the fact that, when the anti-Wagnerian storm was already at its height, Wagner was still fighting for the recognition of music which was most definite just where it realized with ultra-Meyerbeerian brilliance all that Wagner had already begun to detest.
By the union of great moral qualities with high, though not the highest, intellectual faculties, he carried the Indian empire safely through the stress of the storm, and, what was perhaps a harder task still, he dealt wisely with the enormous difficulties arising at the close of such a war, established a more liberal policy and a sounder financial system, and left the people more contented than they were before.
She is also designated as Nin-Khar-sag, "Lady of the mountain," which name stands in some relationship to Im-Khar-sag, "storm mountain" - the name of the staged tower or sacred edifice to Bel at Nippur.
Rohde (Rheinisches Museum, i., 1895) regards them as spirits of the storm, which at the bidding of the gods carry off human beings alive to the under-world or some spot beyond human ken.
Being ordered to co-operate with Grant, who was then before Vicksburg, he invested the defences of Port Hudson, Louisiana, in May 1863, and after three attempts to carry the works by storm he began a regular siege.
Next year he took Cornwall by storm.
The storm which shook the external states was favourable to the peace of Judah; the Assyrian power was practically broken, and that of the Chaldeans had scarcely developed into an aggressive form.
Inside the bar at its mouth (formed by a storm in 1616) ships of 200 tons can still ascend to Cauto.
In August 1602 Szekesfehervar again fell into the hands of the Turks; in November the siege of Buda by the archduke Matthias, who had taken Pest by storm, was raised by the grand vizier Hassan.
Turkey's severity in repressing the Bulgarian insurrection had raised up in England a storm of public opinion against her, of which the Liberal opposition had taken the fullest advantage; moreover the suspension of payments on the Ottoman debt had dealt Turkey's popularity a blow from which it had never recovered.
After their departure, being driven back to the same place by a storm, they were attacked by the Doliones, who did not recognize them, and in a battle which took place Cyzicus was killed by Jason.
Here they found and took on board the four sons of Phrixus who, after their father's death, had been sent by Aeetes, king of Colchis, to fetch the treasures of Orchomenus, but had been driven by a storm upon the island.
Again, others (Apollonius Rhodius) laid down the course as up the Danube (Ister), from it into the Adriatic by a supposed mouth of that river, and on to Corcyra, where a storm overtook them.
They had sighted the coast of Peloponnesus when a storm overtook them and drove them to the coast of Libya, where they were saved from a quicksand by the local nymphs.
Duguay Trouin departed to Bahia to obtain fresh spoils; but having lost in a storm two of his best ships, with an important part of the money received, he renounced this plan and returned directly to France.
Maybe the storm will clear up.
It was going to be a bad storm.
The storm had passed.
Is the storm over?
It looks like a storm is building and I need to get some work done in the garden.
Young, brave and handsome, he won the love and devotion of his people, and guided them through the long years of storm and stress with wisdom and ability.
At Anaphe, one of the Sporades, they were saved from a storm by Apollo.
An offensive move into Franconia was under discussion, and for this purpose the Prussian staff had commenced a lateral concentration about Weimar, Jena and Naumburg when the storm burst upon them.
On the voyage homewards his fleet was scattered off Cape Malea by a storm, which drove him to Egypt.
Moncey (7000) had marched towards the city of Valencia, but been repulsed in attempting to storm it (June 28); Bessieres had defeated the Spanish general Joachim Blake at Medina de Rio Seco (June 14, 1808) and Dupont (13,000) had been detached (May 24) from Madrid to reduce Seville and Cadiz in Andalusia.
Inland, chiefly in early summer, a hot dry wind, often accompanied by a dust storm, blows from the north.
The morning storm had left a fresh beautiful day and the children were playing in the back yard.
Carmen was telling Katie about the new customers and mentioned that the morning storm had interrupted their plans to scout out a trail.
How could she say he was irresponsible when she had left hers out in a storm?
She'd be back before the storm.
She would be back at the house in another 45 minutes, ahead of the storm and with no one the wiser.
Any other time she probably would have let him grab a mouthful to munch on his way down, but the storm was getting closer faster than she anticipated.
I forgot my phone there today and wanted to get it before the storm.
I forgot my phone and a storm was coming up.
She dashed around, pausing to gape at the storm as she closed each window securely against its fury.
What are you doing out in this storm?
Certainly it's safer here than braving the storm to find shelter.
He was trying to keep her busy so she wouldn't have time to think about the storm.
But the storm has moved on.
Now that the storm had passed, her taut muscles relaxed and she felt weak.
Are you trying to tell me that you came out here because you were afraid of the storm?
A melted candle lay on the counter, a reminder of the storm, but the lights were working.
She explained why she was in Fayetteville and mentioned that Keaton had braved the storm to be with her.
With any luck, she would be out of Arkansas before another storm struck - a storm without Justin to solace her.
It must have blown off in the storm.
Their kiss was like an Arkansas storm - wild, warm and full of electricity.
With it, they could weather any storm.
He rose and approached her, followed by the intensity of a storm cloud.
Jessi inched away, sensing the teen's storm cloud energy surge.
On the 13th of October 1307 came the arrest of all the Knights Templar in France, the breaking of a storm conjured up by royal jealousy and greed.
Her husband, though he afterwards deteriorated, seems at that time to have been neither better nor worse than the Berrichon squires around him, and the first years of her married life, during which her son Maurice and her daughter Solange were born, except for lovers' quarrels, were passed in peace and quietness, though signs were not wanting of the coming storm.
To a youth and womanhood of storm and stress had succeeded an old age of serene activity and then of calm decay.
When the storm had blown over he returned to London, and employed his leisure in works which were less political in their tone.
The last years of his life were troubled by a new period of storm and stress which called for his highest powers of calculation and self-control.
Charles de Lesseps, a victim offered to the fury of the politicians, tried to divert the storm upon his head and prevent it from reaching his father.
In the presence of the rising storm the duchess was bewildered, seeing clearly the folly of the policy she was obliged to carry out no less than its difficulty.
The great storm of the Mutiny of 1857, though dangerous while it lasted, was short.
They left Plymouth on the Toth of June, but owing to a terrific storm it was not till the 25th that they met at the rendezvous.
Having obtained his coronation, Frederick withdrew to Germany, while Milan prepared herself against the storm which threatened.
When it was found that there was to be no direct compensation for Italy a storm of indignation was aroused against Austria, and also against Signor Tittoni.
Then in October the beaten monarch returned to England, no course open to him but to bow before the storm.
Leaving his aunt, Matilda, abbess of Quedlinburg, as regent of Germany, Otto, in February 99 8, led Gregory back to Rome, took the castle of St Angelo by storm and put Crescentius to death.
A sudden storm gave abundance of rain, while hail and thunder confounded their enemies, and enabled the Romans to gain an easy and complete victory.
On the seashore fishing naturally became a means of livelihood, and dwellers by the sea, in virtue of the dangers to which they are exposed from storm and unseaworthy craft, are stimulated to a higher degree of foresight, quicker observation, prompter decision and more energetic action in emergencies than those who live inland.
Geological evidence shows that this gap was once bridged by a continuous isthmus which according to the temple records was breached by a violent storm in 1480.
During these interminable struggles of rival princes, Kiev, which had been so long the residence of the grand-prince and of the metropolitan, was repeatedly taken by storm and ruthlessly pillaged, and finally the whole valley of the Dnieper fell a prey to the marauding tribes of the steppe.
Most of the small closed basins, however, contain "playas," or alkali mud flats, that are overflowed when the tributary streams are supplied with storm water.
In 289 Maximian attempted to recover the island, but his fleet was damaged by a storm and he was defeated.
This publication brought to a height the storm which had long been gathering.
According to some, the Lapithae are representatives of the giants of fable, or spirits of the storm; according to others, they are a semi-legendary, semi-historical race, like the Myrmidons and other Thessalian tribes.
Sand bars keep filling up the mouths of these channels, necessitating frequent dredging and extension of the breakwaters, work undertaken by the Federal government, which also maintains a most comprehensive and completeystem of aids to navigation, including lighthouses and lightships, fog alarms, gas and other buoys, life-saving, storm signal and weather report stations.
The Angevins were less successful towards the south, where the first signs were appearing of that storm which ultimately swept away the Hungarian monarchy.
They drew up closer to the fire and felt thankful that they were safe from the raging storm.
By 29 October 2000, the winds had gusted to Gale Force 8 and even Storm Force 10, with squalls of heavy rain.
After an unsuccessful attempt to storm Zatec the crusaders retreated somewhat ingloriously, on hearing that the Hussite troops were approaching.
When the Greeks, on their journey home after the fall of Troy, were overtaken by a storm, Calchas is said to have been thrown ashore at Colophon.
According to another story, he foresaw the storm and did not attempt to return by sea.
It was partially rebuilt between 1838 and 1846; the west front was blown down in a storm in 1852.
Bellerophon has been explained as a hero of the storm, of which his conflict with the Chimaera is symbolical.
Walpole bent before the storm and abandoned the measure; but Chesterfield was summarily dismissed from his stewardship. For the next two years he led the opposition in the Upper House, leaving no stone unturned to effect Walpole's downfall.
The statesmanlike qualities displayed on this occasion were unavailing to avert the storm of indignation conjured up by Crispi's opponents in connexion with a charge of bigamy not susceptible of legal proof.
The name "mountain house" suggests a lofty structure and was perhaps the designation originally of the staged tower at Nippur, built in imitation of a mountain, with the sacred shrine of the god on the top. The tower, however, also had its special designation of "Im-Khar-sag," the elements of which, signifying "storm" and "mountain," confirm the conclusion drawn from other evidence that En-lil was originally a storm-god having his seat on the top of a mountain.
But Voltaire's restless temper was brewing up for another storm.
A bright aurora visible over a large part of Europe seems always accompanied by a magnetic storm and earth currents, and the largest magnetic storms and the most conspicuous auroral displays have occurred simultaneously.
The years that followed were not wanting in signs of the coming storm.
The fall of Metternich was the signal for the outburst of the storm, not in Austria only, but throughout central Europe.
This brought upon him a storm of obloquy, under which his health gradually gave way.
Ghazni was reached 21st July; a gate of the city was blown open by the engineers (the match was fired by Lieut., afterwards Sir Henry, Durand), and the place was taken by storm.
Artillery could make little impression upon the massive walls of mud, but at last a breach was effected by mining, and the city was taken by storm, thus losing its general reputation throughout India for impregnability, which had threatened to become a political danger.
She landed in Northumberland in October, and achieved some slight success; but when on the way to seek further help from Scotland the fleet was overwhelmed in a storm, and Margaret herself barely escaped in an open boat to Berwick.
Yet his challenge, not only to the theologian, but also to those "historians whose indolence of thought" or "natural incapacity" prevented them from attempting more than the annalistic record of events, called out a storm of protest from almost every side.
In 1741 the Russian government sent out Vitus Bering, a Dane, and Alexei Chirikov, a Russian, in the ships "Saint Peter" and "Saint Paul" on a voyage of discovery in the Northern Pacific. After the ships were separated by a storm, Chirikov discovered several eastern islands of the Aleutian group, and Bering discovered several of the western islands, finally being wrecked and losing his life on the island of the Commander group that now bears his name.
He stated that, should the storm burst, he would keep the colony aloof with regard both to its forces and its people.
The speech provoked a storm of anger in the South, but the North was heartened to find at last a leader whose courage matched his conscience.
This was, however, only a lull in the storm, and the emperor soon began to make preparations for attacking the league of Schmalkalden, and especially John Frederick and Philip of Hesse.
By that Act Kansas (which from 1854 to 1861 included a large part of Colorado) became, for almost a decade, the storm centre of national political passion, and her history of prime significance in the unfolding prologue of the Civil War.
They seemed about to rend the land in twain, but they really cured the English of their desperate particularism, and drove all the tribes to take as their common rulers the one great line of native kings which survived the Danish storm, and maintained itself for four generations cf desperate fighting against the invaders.
John of Gaunt bowed before the storm, retired to his estates, and for some time took little part in affairs of state.
In the storm which ensued the legates were glad to escape with their lives, and the incident at length closed with a letter from the pope, declaring that by beneficium he meant merely bonum factum.
In 904 the Saracens from the Cyrenaica took the place by storm; the public buildings were grievously injured, and the inhabitants to the number of 22,000 were carried off and sold as slaves throughout the countries of the Mediterranean.
The principal inlet is Storm Bay, which has three well-defined arms. The most easterly is Norfolk Bay, enclosed between Forestier's Peninsula and Tasman Peninsula.
Besides the main entrance to Storm Bay, between Cape Raoul and Tasman Head, there is D'Entrecasteaux Channel, which divides North and South Bruni Island from the mainland.
This channel has two branches, the easterly forming the entrance into Storm Bay, and the western being the estuary of the Huon river.
Among other reforms the abolition of the foro ecclesiastico (privileged ecclesiastical courts) brought down a storm of hostility from the Church both on the king and on Cavour, but both remained firm in sustaining the prerogatives of the civil power.
On the 24th of August, after an unsuccessful attempt to storm Alte Veste, the key of Wallenstein's position, the Swedish host retired southwards.
When the storm burst, he remained entrenched behind the barriers of his own disciplined empire; sovereigns truckling in a panic to insurgent democracies he would not lift a finger to help;' it was not till Francis Joseph of Austria in 1849 appealed to him in the name of autocracy, reasserting its rights, that he consented to intervene, and, true to the promise made at Miinchengratz in 1833, crushed the insurgent Hungarians and handed back their country as a free gift to the Habsburg king.
Early May was still tornado season in northwest Arkansas, but this storm was forecasted to be only a flash flood threat.
Gradually the storm passed and she slept without dreaming.
Paranoia prompted us to post Martha in the lobby and Quinn in the hall; ready to warn us if storm trooper descend like Custer's army.
His condo swayed in the harsh winds of the latest storm spawned from the massive depression in the Gulf.
The rain had quit for the day, though the tropical storm spinning around in the Gulf guaranteed another week or so of sporadic storms.
The Black God pointed to the storm in the middle of the ocean.
To her relief, the Black God stood in the center of the storm's eye, bathed in sunlight that touched nothing else.
Fury was on the Black God's face as he stared down the storm, ignoring the gale tearing at his clothing.
She froze at the sight straight out of her visionâ€”the little boy, Cody, spread-eagled in the street near the storm drain.
The lingering rage at being so unceremoniously busted, and by a snippy woman storm trooper to boot, was only now beginning to melt away in the peace of his quarters.
No other vehicles were encounteredâ€”the storm apparently frightened away the more faint-at-heart tourists.
Mortal portals were like sunshine, the underworld the color of a storm cloud, and the portal to Hell blacker than Gabe's eyes.
Clouds from the retreating storm looked like a triumphant army, hauling away its ordinance for another engagementâ€”with only white-gray stragglers tagging behind.
According to National Weather, this is a doozy of a storm.
It was that hollow sound of an electrical storm.
The storm door groaned as he opened it, and then he was opening the door to the kitchen, breathing the aroma of good food.
If you hadn't felt it necessary to warn me about the storm, your car wouldn't have been here when it hailed.
The storm will inundate low-lying areas, with 4 million people at risk of flooding in the UK alone.
Airspace weapon systems Current programs include Scramjet, future air-to-surface guided weapons, Storm Shadow and attack helicopter air-to-surface weapons.
The majority of people had no problems with surface water or storm drainage, flood alleviation seems to have lessened the previous problems.
This normally involves foreshore erosion and, less frequently, the creation of a high backshore storm berm.
The production has more of an uptempo Motown " Quiet Storm " feel to it, than the usual sickening 80s bombast.
They have taken the cross border trade by storm.
In many new home developments I've seen storm water catch basins already installed in backyards.
They are a melodic guitar band with catchy tunes and infectious sing-a-long choruses, and somewhat unsurprisingly, they're creating a storm.
Ullmann's adaptation, beautifully shot by acclaimed cinematographer JÃ¶rgen Persson, took Cannes by storm in 2000.
Not until the successful Desert Storm operation, was the national depression, some called it the " Vietnam Syndrome, " partially erased.
Have storm flaps over zips Are big enough to wear over several layers of clothing.
The party was then in a narrow gorge between huge icebergs, over which the storm raged with fearful fury.
A poetic description of a storm that included hailstones is known from Ugarit.
Grate waves were running through the earth, making the ground heave like a storm tossed sea.
Remember the large grounds, the shed, the chicken hutch, the storm in the dark.
For the next three years its chief concern was riding the rising storm of working class insurgency.
The forecast was giving lots of Easterly so we housed the topmast, put in two reefs and set the storm jib.
While they are being pounded by a fierce storm, clutching the life raft, he is shooting at them like sitting ducks.
He caught the sound of her breathing in a short lull in the storm's wailings.
In 1418 Portuguese mariners Joao Goncalves Zarco and Tristao Vaz Teixeira stumbled across it while running from a storm.
A storm collar is clamped around the pipe, onto a bead of silicone mastic, just above the flashing plate.
But his luck changes when he meets a distressed mermaid on the beach after a storm and decides to protect her.
Every new chapter in the story of Turkish misrule raises a fresh storm of indignation throughout Europe.
In other words, all was quiet at the bottom of the torrent moss world, despite the storm of rushing water overhead.
Across the choppy Menai Strait storm clouds were obscuring the mountaintops.
Parnell publicly condemned the murders and rode out the storm of public indignation to push for a policy of Home Rule for Ireland.
Unfortunately, the storm seems pretty narked and they all get a megadose of big, bad cosmic rays.
He stoically directed stringing and knotting from his crow's nest - and withstood the storm of advice and chatter from below.
This storm has acquired a certain notoriety for several reasons.
He's been taking clients ' storm chasing for the past eight years; converting a childhood obsession into a career.
But England weathered the storm and broke out to grab the opener on 25 minutes.
The storm pumping station will pump excess flows out of the sewerage system during severe rainfall to the existing outfall.
A storm outfall and pumping station also occurs off Ventnor.
This is not palliative care that takes away the pain of living, a safe haven from life's storm and stress.
Outside all was quiet save for the gentle patter of the rain on the windows, the storm having lost much of its ferocity.
The buzzing in her head ceased and she felt peaceful, although she knew it was merely the eye of the storm.
A midnight excursion to see and hear the storm petrels is an experience not to be missed.
WilsonÃ¢s storm petrels and black-bellied storm petrels nest in the ruins of the whaling station in Whalers Bay.
In the autumn, Europe's smallest sea bird, the storm petrel, joins the throng.
It has a full body zip opening and internal storm placket and a drop hood.
On the church wall is a memorial plaque to the crew of a Greek ship lost in a storm in the twenties.
No wonder, then, that my argument that dyslexia is a highly problematic notion was greeted by a storm of angry protest.
Then, legendary stripper Tempest Storm offers herself as bait to catch a psychopath that is terrorizing a health club.
They go down a storm with the increasingly rabid punters, but I can't see what the fuss is about.
Amidst the wreckage of a defeated army, in the storm lashed hills of the Portuguese frontier, Sharpe takes a terrible revenge.
It was here that the storm claimed the lives of 23-year-old domestic servant Ruth Blunden, and 14-year-old schoolboy Charles Voice.
The excess wastewater is known as storm sewage and can overflow from the storm tanks into the river.
In Houston, there's a huge Victorian storm sewer that empties into Buffalo Bayou.
Women shrugged impatient shoulders in their warm cloaks and stopped to arrange their skirts for a walk through the storm.
Black rubber neoprene sleeve and storm guard is available on abov e model as an optional extra.
Perhaps the worst result of the storm locally was the destruction of the lofty spire of Foxearth parish church.
Had a great thunder storm here on Wednesday night.
By this time the weather was deteriorating rapidly and a lightning storm rolling up the valley.
Sunday 7th March was a mixed-up day - sunny one moment, a hail storm the next with drizzle now and then for compromise.
Denial of nature goes hand-in-hand with terms like " freak storm " .
Is it a herd of elephants kicking up a dust storm, or a giant caldron of maize being cooked?
Then you wonder why there's another tropical storm approaching the Florida Keys?
A violent storm suddenly broke out, driving the approaching ships back across the Channel.
August 7 th 1924 During a fierce thunder storm a house at Pentlow was struck by lighting.
A severe storm hit the country in the early hours of Monday 30th October.
The weather remained treacherous, going from calm to storm with no warning.
One day later, this had became a tropical storm and was given the name " Mitch " .
But after heavy cloud did not clear following tropical storm Alex, Nasa has abandoned the lift-off until Tuesday.
The one string's daring notes uprise Against the storm as if they sought the skies.
Elster and Geitel found the sign of the charge often fluctuate repeatedly during a single rain storm, but it seemed more often than not opposite to that of the simultaneous potential gradient.
On the 25th of October he was made commander-in-chief in Dorsetshire, and in November he took by storm Abbotsbury, the house of Sir John Strangways - an affair in which he appears to have shown considerable personal gallantry.
A storm of popular indignation arose and the decemvirs were forced to resign.
The city was several times besieged, the most formidable attack being that which occurred in the reign of Andronicus I., the second emperor, when the Seljuks, under the command of Melik, the son of the great sultan Ala-ed-din, first assaulted the northern wall in the direction of the sea, and afterwards endeavoured to storm the upper citadel by night.
When the storm had passed Avicenna returned with the amir to Hamadan, and carried on his literary labours; but at length, accompanied by his brother, a favourite pupil, and two slaves, made his escape out of the city in the dress of a Sufite ascetic. After a perilous journey they reached Isfahan, and received an honourable welcome from the prince.
This work, described by one of his friends as " a miracle of boldness," is full of originality and suggestiveness, but its publication awakened against him a storm of theological prejudice, which followed him more or less through life.
Captain Tobias Furneaux, in the " Adventure," also found his way to Storm Bay in Tasmania.
Notwithstanding the protection afforded by sand-dunes and earthen embankments backed by stones and timber, the Frisian Islands are slowly but surely crumbling away under the persistent attacks of storm and flood, and the old Frisian proverb "de nich will diken mut wiken" (" who will not build dikes must go away") still holds good.
He foresaw the coming storm, and he did his utmost to induce Egmont, Hoorn and other prominent Flight .f members of the patriotic party to unite with him in Orange taking measures for meeting the approaching danger.
Sella, nevertheless, fell before the storm of opposition which his scheme aroused.
The action of the Convention in perpetuating its influence by the imposition of two-thirds of its members on the next popularly elected councils, aroused a storm of indignation in Paris, where the "moderate" and royalist reaction was already making headway.
The war of the Second Coalition having brought about the expulsion of the French from Italy, the Directors were exposed to a storm of indignation in France, not unmixed with contempt; and this state of public opinion enabled the young conqueror within a month of his landing at Frejus (9th of October 1799) easily to prevail over the Directory and the elective councils of the nation.
Continual friction developed at last into the open fire of war; and in March 1204 the crusaders resolved to storm Constantinople, and to divide among themselves the Eastern empire.
Garrisoned only by 1500 Venetians, the city was carried by storm (March I, 1428); the merciful precedent set by Mahommed I.
As in other German states, the government bowed to the storm,, proclaimed an amnesty and promised reforms. The ministry was remodelled in a more Liberal direction; and a new delegate was sent to the federal diet at Frankfort, empowered to vote.
His proposal to reduce the duty on Spanish wines in connexion with an ItaloSpanish commercial treaty aroused a storm of indignation among the agricultural classes and caused the fall of the Cabinet on Dec. 24 1905; and although Fortis composed a new administration, Tittoni did not enter it.
For this failure the generals were severely criticized at Athens; an inquiry by the boule led to their arrest, and before the ecclesia they aggravated their case by pleading (i.) that the storm made a.
On the 17th of June 1775 occurred the battle of Bunker Hill, in which, although victorious, the British suffered heavily, losing one-third of their force in storm ing the hastily constructed lines of the "rebels."
The man who could have had such success, who could have made the Treaties of Westphalia and the Pyrenees, who could have weathered the storm of the Fronde, and left France at peace with itself and with Europe to Louis XIV., must have been a great man; and historians, relying too much on the brilliant memoirs of his adversaries, like De Retz, are apt to rank him too low.
Soon after taking office in 1913 he aroused a storm of protest, especially on the part of the large daily newspapers, by declaring that he would enforce the law (requiring publications to print, among other things, a sworn statement of paid circulation), which had been held in abeyance by his predecessor until its constitutionality might be confirmed.
By the moderns he has been variously explained as a solar deity; a god of summer; a god of storm; a god of rain, who carries off the rain-giving cloud (the golden fleece) to refresh the earth after a long period of drought.
When the first storm of opposition from smaller men had begun to die down, thinkers of real weight, beginning with Cumberland and Cudworth, were moved by their aversion to his analysis of the moral nature of man to probe anew the question of the natural springs and the rational grounds of human action; and thus it may be said that Hobbes gave the first impulse to the whole of that movement of ethical speculation that, in modern times, has been carried on with such remarkable continuity in England.
He goes on to narrate how Tell, irritated by his treatment, stirred up his friends against the governor, who seized and bound him and was conveying him by boat to his castle on the lake of Lucerne, when a storm arose, and Tell, by reason of his great bodily strength, was, _ after being unbound, given charge of the rudder on his promise to bring the boat safely to land.
The latter, storm or weather god, or, in another aspect, god of rain and therefore of fertility, is specifically West Asiatic, and may be equated with Hadad and Ramman (see below).
Kandahar surrendered, Ghazni was taken by storm, Dost Mahommed fled across the Hindu Kush, and Shah Shuja was triumphantly led into the Bala Hissar at Kabul in August 1839.
Victor Emmanuel himself wrote to Garibaldi urging him to abstain from an attack on Naples, but Garibaldi refused to obey, and on the 19th of August he crossed with 4500 men and took Reggio by storm.
At length Haakon, weary of delay, attacked, only to encounter a terrific storm which greatly damaged his ships.
Foreseeing the wrath of the king against all who obeyed the mandate from Rome, the larger number of the bishops and many others of the higher clergy fled overseas to escape the storm.
The storm has blown two of the little ones out of the nest.
One day there was a great storm.
As they passed us, the large craft and the gunboats in the harbour saluted and the seamen shouted applause for the master of the only little sail-boat that ventured out into the storm.
I have met people so empty of joy, that when I clasped their frosty finger tips, it seemed as if I were shaking hands with a northeast storm.
It was no longer, as before, a dark, unseen river flowing through the gloom, but a dark sea swelling and gradually subsiding after a storm.
She refused to go away and her father's fury broke over her in a terrible storm.
Yes, wealthy people feasted on steak and quaffed warm champagne in the days after the storm.
They go down a storm with the increasingly rabid punters, but I ca n't see what the fuss is about.
Raglan sleeves in which two storm flaps are caught in.
Ten raindrops caught in zero gravity can be a storm.
Note the previous standard gave rainfall intensity figures in mm per hour per square meter for 2 minute storm event.
Cripps, in the eye of the storm, rebuffed an approach from the Defense Committee.
The storm broke forth again with redoubled fury - gathering its distant thunder.
The night of the 19th passed, but the next morning the storm blew with redoubled force.
Thick reeks the storm o ' night Round him that steers the ship.
Hedge funds, EIS, taper relief have created a perfect storm of private wealth to invest in more risky ventures.
The spiral shape of both the dark boundary and the white cirrus suggests a storm system rotating counterclockwise.
He has to be roused from sleep to bring the winter rain in a storm.
But by far the most salacious story concerns Ernest Sempill (aka Michael Storm) who mysteriously vanished from all records around 1909.
In Houston, there 's a huge Victorian storm sewer that empties into Buffalo Bayou.
Take the plunge 23. take shelter from the storm 24.
At first too big - almost 200 grain ships sunk there in a storm in 62.
Imagine our delight to step out into a howling sleet storm !
The storm continued to flood homes and snarl traffic this weekend.
Where else in the world would you change draw times to accommodate players stranded in New York by an early season snow storm.
The same storm spawned several tornadoes, killing one person and injuring several.
Beaches The beach is the area between the lowest spring tide level and the point reached by the storm waves in the highest tides.
She watched, fascinated, as the storm crept closer.
The construction of a breakwater was undertaken in 1907 by the United States government at Cape Vincent to form a harbour where westbound vessels can shelter from storm before crossing the lake.
His troops were entrenching themselves solidly in face of the invaders both at Helles and at Anzac, so that his antagonists would be obliged to storm lines of earthworks whenever they should attempt to make further progress.
Hence we shall not be surprised to find that the two tendencies are fully represented in primitive Christianity, and, still more strange as it may appear, that New Testament apocalyptic found a more ready hearing amid the stress and storm of the 1st century than the prophetic side of Christianity, and that the type of the forerunner on the side of its declared asceticism appealed more readily to primitive Christianity than that of Him who came "eating and drinking," declaring both worlds good and both God's.
In August the Spaniards took Prato by storm and committed hideous atrocities on the inhabitants; Florence was in a panic, a group of the Ottimati, or nobles, forced Soderini to resign and leave the city, and Cardona's new terms were accepted, viz.
In 1731 the navigator Michael Gvosdev was driven by storm from a point north of Cape Dezhnev to within sight of the Alaskan coast, which he followed for two days.
This excited a storm of opposition against him.
Their promulgation aroused a storm among the conquerors.
According to some he was the god of consuming fire; others saw in him the bright sky, or the heaven; still others recognized in him a storm god, a theory with which the derivation of the name from Heb.
The association of Yahweh with storm and fire is frequent in the Old Testament; the thunder is the voice of Yahweh, the lightning his arrows, the rainbow his bow.
All Italy recognized that Savonarola's voice was arousing a storm that might shake even the power of Rome.
It was now late in the day, and a storm shower gave the authorities a pretext for declaring that heaven was against the ordeal.
For two days the hostile fleets manoeuvred for positions, and then they were dispersed by a severe storm.
Extremely pertinacious in this respect, the poet went on attempting to storm the theatre, with assault upon assault, all practically failures until the seventh and last, which was unfortunately posthumous.
It is particularly unfortunate that September should be the season of greatest typhoon frequency, for the earlier varieties of rice flower in that month and a heavy storm does much damage.
His Shosetsu Shinsui (Essentials of a Novel) was an eloquent plea for realism as contrasted with the artificiality of the characters depicted by Bakin, and his own works illustrative of this theory took the public by storm.
He also wrote in prison many short pamphlets, chiefly controversial, published a curious work on the famous storm of the 26th of November 1703, and started in February 1704 perhaps the most remarkable of all his projects, The Review.
Bohn's "British Classics" includes the novels (except the third part of Robinson Crusoe), The History of the Devil, The Storm, and a few political pamphlets, also the undoubtedly spurious Mother Ross.
The enemy sailed north from Samos and in a battle off Embata (between Erythrae and Chios) defeated Chares, who, without the consent of his colleagues, had ventured to engage them in a storm.
A raid on Delphi attempted by the Persians in 480 B.C. was said to have been frustrated by the god himself, by means of a storm or earthquake which hurled rocks down on the invaders; a similar tale is told of the raid of the Gauls in 279 B.C. But the sacrilege thus escaped at the hands of foreign invaders was inflicted by the Phocian defenders of Delphi during the Sacred War, 356-346 B.C., when many of the precious votive offerings were melted down.
His reception and entertainment of Odysseus, who when cast by a storm on the shore of the island was relieved by the king's daughter, Nausicaa, is described in the Odyssey (vi.-xiii.).
One day, after a violent storm, it was announced that he was dead.
Although numerous reinforcements arrived, he would have found it very difficult to storm the place previous to the inundation of the Nile but for treachery within the citadel; the Greeks who remained there were either made prisoners or put to the sword.
Arrived at the summit, Bredow sounded "line to the front," but at that moment a storm of French bullets swept down on them, and the men, no longer to be restrained, dashed forward, before the line could be completed, almost due east against long lines of infantry and artillery which they now saw for the first time about 1200 yards in front of them.
Meanwhile, unknown to Alvensleben, a fresh storm was brewing on his left rear.
When the storm had discharged itself in the Japanese war, reasonable statesmen on both sides, King Edward, Lord Lansdowne, and the Russian Foreign Minister Isvolsky, changed the course both for Great Britain and for Russia, and thus frustrated the plans of the tertius gaudens.
In 1563 the long-gathering storm of obloquy burst upon the occasion of the publication of his Thirty Dialogues, in one of which his adversaries maintained that he had justified polygamy under colour of a pretended refutation.
A storm which scattered both fleets delayed their meeting till the 25th of July.
It was two years after he had taken up his work at Rugby that the volume entitled Essays and Reviews gave rise to an extraordinary storm.
Her voyage to Scotland was interrupted by a violent storm - for the raising of which several Danish and Scottish witches were burned or executed - which drove her on the coast of Norway, whither the impatient James came to meet her, the marriage taking place at Opslo (now Christiania) on the 23rd of November.
In the disastrous battle of Fredericksburg, Hancock's division was on the right among the troops that were ordered to storm Marye's Heights.
But now a storm of persecution was about to break upon the universal church, iii.
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.
The first rumblings of the revolutionary storm were making themselves heard.