Already the sudden storm
is passing,and its fierceness is abating.
said Joe, "it gives a little variety to the trip, and I'm not sorry to have seen a storm
from a trifling distance up in the air.
The building, which had seemed so small in the tumult of the storm
, now became as square and spacious as usual.
No one wanted to risk such an accident as that, you may be sure; so all the passengers stayed huddled up in the dark cabin, listening to the shrieking of the storm
and the creaking of the masts and rigging and trying to keep from bumping into one another when the ship tipped sidewise.
It partook of the magnitude and volume of distant thunder, and it came to us directly from leeward, rising above the crash of the surf and travelling directly in the teeth of the storm
But there was now a great darkness besides; and that invested the storm
with new terrors, real and fanciful.
Then the Doctor missed his high hat; for it had been blown into the sea during the storm
exasperated him, the gale made him furious, and he longed to lash the obstinate sea into obedience.
Close on its apparition, and blindingly violet by contrast, danced out the first lightning of the gathering storm
, and the thunder burst like a rocket overhead.
Mimi quietly took a seat a little way apart, whence she could look on the progress of the coming storm
and study its appearance throughout the whole visible circle of the neighbourhood.
Traveling with the storm
she was safe, but where was it bearing her?
So wild a night had never been known in all that region, but toward morning the storm
had blown itself out of breath and day dawned bright and clear.