Sentence Examples with the word storm-tossed

The storm-tossed sea of European history had subsided within its shores and seemed to have become calm.

Some hours after midnight, the Typhoon abated so much, that through the strenuous exertions of Starbuck and Stubb--one engaged forward and the other aft--the shivered remnants of the jib and fore and main-top-sails were cut adrift from the spars, and went eddying away to leeward, like the feathers of an albatross, which sometimes are cast to the winds when that storm-tossed bird is on the wing.

Let me only say that it fared with him as with the storm-tossed ship, that miserably drives along the leeward land.