calm before the storm

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  • There was an instant of terrible silence like a calm before the storm. Cited from Paula the Waldensian, by Eva Lecomte
  • The first month of the new administration passed in a strange peace that proved to be the calm before the storm. Cited from The Southerner, by Thomas Dixon
  • Thus passed peacefully enough those five days -- the calm before the storm. Cited from "Contemptible", by "Casualty"
  • For I, within my very bones, felt it to be the calm before the storm. Cited from The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu, by Sax Rohmer
  • It felt like the calm before the storm. Cited from Danger in Deep Space, by Carey Rockwell
  • After the doctor's warning there came "the calm before the storm". Cited from Native Life in South Africa, by Sol Plaatje
  • This may be the calm before the storm. Cited from Tom Swift & His Aerial Warship, by Victor Appleton
  • It was only the calm before the storm. Cited from The Romance and Tragedy, William Ingraham Russell
  • But it was merely the calm before the storm. Cited from Senator North, by Gertrude Atherton
  • The title refers to the popular phrase "the calm before the storm".
  • But it was the calm before the storm. Cited from History of the World War, by Francis A. March and Richard J. Beamish
  • "Don't you think it is the proverbial calm before the storm?" Cited from The Big Otter, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • However, it is usually the "calm before the storm" or in this case before the rainy season.
  • Comparative quiet now ensued for some weeks, but it was only the calm before the storm. Cited from School History of North Carolina, by John W. Moore
  • But it was evidently the calm before the storm. Cited from The Fathers of the Constitution, Max Farrand
  • "Hurricane" is one of the "powerful song" of the album and is about the calm before the storm.
  • We learned later that it was his custom always to begin school with a beautiful speech of honeyed words -- the calm before the storm. Cited from A Busy Year at the Old Squire's, by Charles Asbury Stephens
  • However it would be a case of 'calm before the storm' for Stoke and their supporters.
  • But, alas, it was only the calm before the storm.
  • It was released in March 1996 as the first single from his debut album Calm Before the Storm.
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