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His soul was tossed on the billows of a tempestuous ocean, in the midst of which he saw his father perishing.
They had reason to be thankful that they had a place which would afford them so complete a shelter during that tempestuous night.
DIGBY HEATHCOTEW.H.G. KINGSTON
You werent meant for this; you were meant for the woods and rocks, the rocks that run into the sea—something tempestuous and free.
THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
During the month of November tempestuous weather prevailed along the coasts, causing many wrecks and much loss of life.
A shout burst from a thousand throats; a deep, angry cry, like the roar of a tempestuous sea.
The 200th Ind. was too far away to have more than a spectacular interest in this tempestuous episode.
Northward: an evil coast for sailing-craft––cruel waters: rock and fog and ice and tempestuous winds.
His landscapes know no tempestuous grandeur; they are a playground for children, a place for shepherds to rest.
On the evening of the 23d the "Vanguard" sailed, and after a most tempestuous passage reached Palermo on the 26th.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
Mackenzie was more than a little uneasy on the probable 22 outcome of his meeting with the tempestuous Swan.

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