The building swayed gently in the strong winds whipping through southern Florida, and water pelted the windows across from her.
In defending his proposals Mr Disraeli gave full scope to his most characteristic gifts; he pelted his opponents right and left with sarcasms, taunts and epigrams. Gladstone delivered an unpremeditated reply, which has ever since been celebrated.
To the confusion of his father and brothers he went about dressed in rags, so that his old companions pelted him with mud.
The establishment at Rakow was suppressed in 1638, two lads having pelted a crucifix outside the town.