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He and his companions had found it impossible to govern their boat, having no rudder, and being beset by rapid and whirling currents and boisterous surges.
She happened, while she was thus engaged, to encounter the face of the man on deck, in whom the sentimental stage of drunkenness had now succeeded to the boisterous, and who, taking from his mouth a short pipe, quilted over with string for its longer preservation, requested that she would oblige him with a song.
The very rain, and sleet, and hail seem only Nature's useful servants when found doing their simple duties in the country; and the East Wind himself is nothing worse than a boisterous friend when we meet him between the hedge-rows.
It is no doubt highly delightful to have to do with a person who grins one moment about nothing at all, and snivels the next for precisely the same cause, and who then giggles, and then sulks, and who is rude, and affectionate, and bad-tempered, and jolly, and boisterous, and silent, and passionate, and cold, and stand-offish, and flopping, all in one minute (mind, I don't say this.
But the Red Sea is full of caprice, and often boisterous, like most long and narrow gulfs.
Watson's boisterous heartiness, and in a moment or two got up.
Her husband, whom Nature had blessed with a hearty appetite at all times, was this morning after his triumph almost disposed to be boisterous. He praised the cooking, chaffed the servants to their infinite disgust, and continually urged his wife and daughter to keep pace with him in his onslaught upon the various dishes which were placed before him.
By some mysterious influence which she was unable to trace, the boisterous merriment of the two girls had roused in her a sense of revolt against the life that she was leading.
The night of November 20 was boisterous. A furious gale stormed across the country, scourging it with desolating drifts of sleet.
He has been used to visiting children, but due to his size and the fact he can be boisterous at times, he would be best suited to a home with sensible teenagers aged 14-plus.
The three boisterous dhole youngsters were born on March 9, but keepers have only recently met the pups face-to-face, as for the first 10 weeks of their lives they were kept hidden away in their den by seven-year-old mum, Berri.
He said he felt pleased watching the boisterous supporters of his party in Hyderabad.