Tempests sentence example

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  • Tempests and squalls are frequent, and the weather is rarely calm.

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  • We went out to see the hero that had withstood so many tempests, and it wrung my heart to see him prostrate who had mightily striven and was now mightily fallen.

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  • Every thwarted desire was the signal for a passionate outburst, and as she grew older and stronger, these tempests became more violent.

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  • According to tradition the islands were first peopled by Arab voyagers driven thither by tempests.

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  • Seeds of Revolution Scottish botanists braved tempests and conflicts to discover new flowers and fauna.

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  • He shoots tempests at the earth, but is not essentially a malevolent deity, being invoked as a protector of cattle.

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  • Amidst the storms and the tempests of life he extends his prospects to the regions of everlasting peace.

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  • He comes before us as a belated epicurean, whose airy trifles cannot be warbled in an atmosphere surcharged with tempests and gunpowder.

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  • He denounced the trial by ordeal of fire and water, the belief in witchcraft, and the ascription of tempests to magic,maintained the Carolingian opposition to image-worship, but carried his logic farther and opposed the adoration of the saints.

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  • Thus the critical period passed by unused, and when the tempests had finally dispersed the defeated remnants of the Great Armada the Dutch had found a general, in the youthful Maurice of Nassau,worthy to be the rival in military genius even of Alexander of Parma.

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