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The wind is howling, and the rain is pelting against the parlour windows of the Banking-house, whose blinds are drawn close down.
All that time the two biggest British vessels were pelting the Saratoga, and the other American ships were not helping her much.
A squad of civilian youngsters was chasing Major Dampfer down the street, pelting the huge target of his backside with snowballs.
With a good blinding snowfall, or a pelting downpour of cats and dogs, I might have hoped for a respite.
He saw how I was encumbered, and he must have felt the pelting rain.
They take a fiendish delight in torturing us with tantrums, galling us with gammon, and pelting us with platitudes.
It was all so beautiful that we innocently rode right into the storm and were drenched in a pelting rain.
POLLY THE PAGANISABEL ANDERSON
I have seen fish rise as if they were mad, in a gale, with pelting rain and flashes of lightning.
Under this, in your hammock, you may defy the pelting shower, and sleep heedless of the dews of night.
Sharp pieces of ice were suddenly pelting, raining down all around them, splattering the ground with a harsh, bouncing clatter.
THE COLORS OF SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY

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