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tempest
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  • They sat side by side, both mournful and dejected, as though they had been cast up by the tempest alone on some deserted shore.
  • "Where is it I’ve read that someone condemned to death says or thinks, an hour before his death, that if he had to live on some high rock, on such a narrow ledge that he’d only room to stand, and the ocean, everlasting darkness, everlasting solitude, everlasting tempest around him, if he had to remain standing on a square yard of space all his life, a thousand years, eternity, it were better to live so than to die at once!

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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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