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Definitiona violent commotion or disturbance — especially a violent storm or emotional outburst
- It might have been quite heart-breaking, but for Dora, who was the stay and anchor of my tempest-driven bark.Chapters 37-39 (20% in)
- 'Welcome misery, welcome houselessness, welcome hunger, rags, tempest, and beggary!Chapters 52-54 (49% in)
- CHAPTER 55 TEMPEST I now approach an event in my life, so indelible, so awful, so bound by an infinite variety of ties to all that has preceded it, in these pages, that, from the beginning of my narrative, I have seen it growing larger and larger as I advanced, like a great tower in a plain, and throwing its fore-cast shadow even on the incidents of my childish days.Chapters 55-57 (0% in)
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