The building swayed gently in the strong winds whipping through southern Florida, and water pelted the windows across from her.
At a Friday service in the great mosque `Amr was insulted and pelted with pebbles.
To the confusion of his father and brothers he went about dressed in rags, so that his old companions pelted him with mud.
They cried out that he was unworthy of his office, and pelted him with the citrons which they were carrying as the Law prescribed.
In defending his proposals Mr Disraeli gave full scope to his most characteristic gifts; he pelted his opponents right and left with sarcasms, taunts and epigrams. Gladstone delivered an unpremeditated reply, which has ever since been celebrated.