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.
  • For when Jonah, not yet supplicating God for mercy, since he but too well knew the darkness of his deserts,--when wretched Jonah cries out to them to take him and cast him forth into the sea, for he knew that for HIS sake this great tempest was upon them; they mercifully turn from him, and seek by other means to save the ship.
  • The helmsman who steered by that tiller in a tempest, felt like the Tartar, when he holds back his fiery steed by clutching its jaw.

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