great wave

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  • To escape the great wave was no part of the captain's plan. Cited from Blown to Bits, by Robert Michael Ballantyne
  • His moving about also causes great waves on the surface of the sea. Cited from Philippine Folk Tales, Compiled and Annotated by Mabel (Cook) Cole
  • A great wave of water shot out on either side of her bow. Cited from The Boy Scouts of the Eagle Patrol, by Howard Payson
  • Just at that moment a great wave broke over the boat. Cited from Autobiography of Benvenuto Cellini, Tr. Symonds
  • It seemed as if there was nothing about this shore strong enough to keep back the great waves. Cited from Twilight And Dawn, by Caroline Pridham
  • Another great wave shook the ground beneath them, but she had drawn away. Cited from Nobody's Man, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • A great wave took hold of him and flung him towards the shore. Cited from The Adventures of Odysseus and The Tales of Troy, by Padriac Colum
  • The sea fled, and returned in great waves as the land rose and fell. Cited from Recreations in Astronomy, by Henry Warren
  • In its first great approach it makes three great waves. Cited from Voyages and Travels, Vol. VII, by Robert Kerr
  • But they had all seen great waves, and they were not anxious to see them here. Cited from Across India, by Oliver Optic
  • The great wave rolled him over; he got up again all wounded. Cited from Saint Augustin, by Louis Bertrand
  • Washington gave us our freedom as a nation and started the first great wave of democracy. Cited from History of the American Negro in the Great World War, by Sweeney
  • But a great wave rose over them then, and all their ships went down and all that were in them. Cited from Gods and Fighting Men, by Lady I. A. Gregory
  • A great wave of emotion seemed to pass over her quiet face. Cited from Alabaster Box, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  • A great wave rose over the quarter and ran forward with a roar. Cited from Dan Merrithew, by Lawrence Perry
  • He stopped short, and she felt the silence like a great wave sweeping over her. Cited from Sandra Belloni by George Meredith, v3
  • The blood went to my head in great waves. Cited from Five Nights, by Victoria Cross
  • Struggling to reach the shore, a great wave did what he could not have done himself. Cited from Last of the Huggermuggers, by Christopher Cranch
  • And a great wave of desire for peace, peace of no matter what kind, swept through her. Cited from The Old Wives' Tale, by Arnold Bennett
  • Great waves like mountains came sweeping over the land, carrying trees and everything away. Cited from Classic Myths, by Retold by Mary Catherine Judd
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