Immense flocks of gulls were probably attracted to it then as now by its insect life, and its lagoons and streams teemed with aquatic birds.
The soil was extremely fertile, and teemed with an industrious population.
Light strobed through cracks in the boards, and the sidewalks teemed with shady-looking characters dressed all in black.
The roads were muddy, and the first of several wells she saw teemed with dirty water.
The remainder of Kalakaua's reign teemed with intrigues and conspiracies to restore autocratic rule.
Their schemes of policy diverged as widely as their characters: Bolingbroke's brain teemed with the wildest plans, which Oxford might have more effectually discountenanced had he been prepared with anything in their place.