Sentence Examples with the word Etesian

Some have such a vast appetite for the former commodity, that is, the news, and such sound digestive organs, that they can sit forever in public avenues without stirring, and let it simmer and whisper through them like the Etesian winds, or as if inhaling ether, it only producing numbness and insensibility to pain--otherwise it would often be painful to bear--without affecting the consciousness.

It is this Etesian wind which enables sailing boats constantly to ascend the Nile, against its strong and rapid current.