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Besides, the wind called the simoom raised such clouds of dust that whole caravans were sometimes buried in the sand.
THE STORY OF THE THIRTEEN COLONIESH. A. (HLNE ADELINE) GUERBER
In the choking breath of the simoom he feels the potentialities of God, and his own helpless impotence.
That wind of the desert, says Bonazzi, that simoom of Pontifical dominion did not pass over our city in vain.
THE STORY OF PERUGIAMARGARET SYMONDS
Cooley stayed there until five o'clock in the afternoon waiting for the simoom to swoop down upon him.
OUT OF THE HURLY-BURLYCHARLES HEBER CLARK
On another occasion we met the simoom, the purple haze in rushing past threatening suffocation.
Thus her awakening sense was like that of a lamb whose mother has been swallowed up in the night by the sand-drifts of the simoom.
THE SCAPEGOATHALL CAINE
Cesar dreaded his wife: that she might not see his depression under this simoom of misfortune, he prepared to go out.
Many a time I have mentally sent that blizzard to regions where its icy blasts would have melted as in a hot simoom.
THE HOUSE OF MARTHAFRANK R. STOCKTON
No desert simoom, if it had passed over it, could have effected it more thoroughly.
MEMORIES OF BETHANYJOHN ROSS MACDUFF
It was in a gale of wind and a simoom of dust, but I greatly enjoyed it.

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