He quite laughed when I asked him the question, and said there was no fear; no man in his senses, or out of them, would put off in such a gale of wind
, least of all Ham Peggotty, who had been born to seafaring.
Up to this time the Tankadere had always held her course to the north; but towards evening the wind
, veering three quarters, bore down from the north-west.
You seem to be a sensible person, do then as I bid you; strip, leave your raft to drive before the wind
, and swim to the Phaeacian coast where better luck awaits you.
sighed the weary little Spirit, "shall I never see the light again, or feel the warm winds
on my cheek?
A vast valley now spread itself before the travellers, bounded on one side by the Wind
River Mountains, and to the west, by a long range of high hills.
In spite of the swaying of the house and the wailing of the wind
, Dorothy soon closed her eyes and fell fast asleep.
But Juag only seized his paddle more tightly--the paddle that answered the purpose of rudder, and com-menced to assist the wind
by vigorous strokes.
And so she drove her motor forward again and then with her firm, white teeth set in grim determination she drove the steering lever far down to port with the intention of forcing the nose of her craft straight into the teeth of the wind
, and the wind
seized the frail thing and toppled it over upon its back, and twisted and turned it and hurled it over and over; the propellor raced for an instant in an air pocket and then the tempest seized it again and twisted it from its shaft, leaving the girl helpless upon an unmanageable atom that rose and fell, and rolled and tumbled--the sport of the elements she had defied.
blew sharply onto Nikita's side and arm where his sheepskin was torn.
But by the time we had made the return tack to the Sonoma Hills, we could see that, while we footed it at about equal speed, Demetrios had eaten into the wind
the least bit more than we.
You'll have to wind
up his thoughts, Dorothy, or else I'll have to finish his story myself.
All this mad dashing and splashing of the waters of the big ocean, which the mischievous wind
caused without any good reason whatever, resulted in a terrible storm, and a storm on the ocean is liable to cut many queer pranks and do a lot of damage.
And ever out of the north-east the brave wind
blows, driving us on our course two hundred and fifty miles between the dawns.
And like a wind
will I one day blow amongst them, and with my spirit, take the breath from their spirit: thus willeth my future.
The strong wind
swept at him out of a vast obscurity; he felt under his feet the uneasiness of his ship, and he could not even discern the shadow of her shape.