Motionless destitute of breezes
- Motionless; destitute of breezes.
(a.) Motionless; destitute of breezes.
It is a quiet noon-scene among the isles of the Pacific; a French whaler anchored, inshore, in a calm, and lazily taking water on board; the loosened sails of the ship, and the long leaves of the palms in the background, both drooping together in the breezeless air.