ground-swell

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  • As it did so the ground-swell began to act on it. Cited from Philosopher Jack, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • It was well we did, for I feel certain the ship was now in the ground-swell. Cited from Ned Myers, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • I should simply laugh at the worst ground swell he can produce. Cited from The Simpkins Plot, by George A. Birmingham
  • The weather was calm enough now, save for a heavy ground swell. Cited from The Motor Girls on Waters, by Margaret Penrose
  • There was a fair ground-swell running, but no sea. Cited from Our Navy in the War, by Lawrence Perry
  • The success on the court played the biggest part in the ground swell of fan support.
  • There is a ground swell of support and expectation surrounding the still young producer.
  • The sea was as smooth as glass, save for a slight ground swell. Cited from For Name and Fame, by G. A. Henty
  • Then Flosi said they must be near some land, and that this was a ground-swell. Cited from The Story of Burnt Njal, by Anonymous
  • At the same time the ground-swell had increased so much that its effect upon the ice became very extraordinary and alarming. Cited from MacMillan's Reading Books, Book V, by Various
  • He ate in silence, the past storm still heaving in a ground-swell through his mind. Cited from Children of the Mist, by Eden Phillpotts
  • When all the arches ring and yell, Then does the base make felt its true ground-swell. Cited from Faust, by Goethe
  • When by any chance I imagined your eyes were turned my way the ground swell became a tidal wave. Cited from The Brown Study, by Grace S. Richmond
  • The water is very shallow near the shore, and when the wind blows there is a heavy ground swell. Cited from The Naturalist on the River Amazons by Henry Bates
  • The floor of the cathedral was moved and lifted by a mysterious ground-swell. Cited from The Valley of Vision,by Henry Van Dyke
  • What from above had looked as level as a floor now turned into a tremendously wide and placid ground swell. Cited from African Camp Fires, by Stewart Edward White
  • At the same time, the ground-swell had increased so much, that its effects upon the ice became very extraordinary and alarming. Cited from The Moravians in Labrador, by Anonymous
  • After some time their own Esquimaux hinted that there was a ground-swell under the ice. Cited from The Moravians in Labrador, by Anonymous
  • His black hair heaved upon his skull like seaweed in a ground swell. Cited from Jill the Reckless, by P. G. Wodehouse
  • The mossy earth began to rise and sink under my feet, like the waters in a ground-swell at sea. Cited from The Guilty River, by Wilkie Collins
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