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tempest
used in Northanger Abbey

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Definition
a violent commotion or disturbance — especially a violent storm or emotional outburst
  • Neither robbers nor tempests befriended them, nor one lucky overturn to introduce them to the hero.
    Chapter 2 (25% in)
  • Catherine, as she crossed the hall, listened to the tempest with sensations of awe; and, when she heard it rage round a corner of the ancient building and close with sudden fury a distant door, felt for the first time that she was really in an abbey.
    Chapter 21 (45% in)
  • Hour after hour passed away, and the wearied Catherine had heard three proclaimed by all the clocks in the house before the tempest subsided or she unknowingly fell fast asleep.
    Chapter 21 (**% in)
  • CHAPTER 22 The housemaid's folding back her window-shutters at eight o'clock the next day was the sound which first roused Catherine; and she opened her eyes, wondering that they could ever have been closed, on objects of cheerfulness; her fire was already burning, and a bright morning had succeeded the tempest of the night.
    Chapter 22 (2% in)
  • Henry was alone in it; and his immediate hope of her having been undisturbed by the tempest, with an arch reference to the character of the building they inhabited, was rather distressing.
    Chapter 22 (20% in)

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