Sentence Examples


  • Played a perilous game; but the stakes were high, and he fancied himself strong enough to guide the tempest he evoked.
  • Kenneth Branagh's Much Ado about Nothing and Julie Taymor's The Tempest with Helen Mirren.
  • The sailors mark him; more and more certain grow their suspicions of him, and at last, fully to test the truth, by referring the whole matter to high Heaven, they fall to casting lots, to see for whose cause this great tempest was upon them.
  • The big man held back his fiery steed by clutching its jaw.
  • The dark ocean and swelling waters were nothing; the fears of being swallowed up by some dreadful tempest, or dashed upon hidden rocks, with all the other ordinary subjects of fearful contemplation, seemed scarcely entitled to a moment's thought; the dismal looking wreck, and THE HORRID ASPECT AND REVENGE OF THE WHALE, wholly engrossed my reflections, until day again made its appearance.

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