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tempest
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Henry VIII
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  • Every man, After the hideous storm that follow’d, was A thing inspir’d; and, not consulting, broke Into a general prophecy, that this tempest, Dashing the garment of this peace, aboded The sudden breach on’t.
  • The rich stream Of lords and ladies, having brought the Queen To a prepar’d place in the choir, fell of A distance from her; while her Grace sat down To rest a while, some half an hour or so, In a rich chair of state, opposing freely The beauty of her person to the people,— Believe me, sir, she is the goodliest woman That ever lay by man;—which when the people Had the full view of, such a noise arose As the shrouds make at sea in a stiff tempest, As loud, and to as many tunes.

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  • a tempest swept over the island
  • Shakespeare’s The Tempest features a storm created by the character, Prospero.

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