“The climate of Scotland had not done with them yet: for three days they lay storm-stayed in”
“There was good excuse for this fashion in our grandmother's day, when the post was a slow coach, or a storm-stayed postillion; but the admirable system of our postal service to-day leaves no excuse for the prejudice in favor of the private messenger; and it is not surprising that fashion has yielded to common sense in allowing that many of these cards of courtesy may, with perfect propriety, be sent by post.”
“Well, you know we could hardly be so churlish as to shut our doors on storm-stayed travelers: we are very glad that we had it in our power to help them a little.”
“When Paul -- who had ridden in early from the little village, where he had been storm-stayed -- had tried to impress a crew, the peon boatman had sworn volubly that no pole would touch bottom and that one might as well try to paddle the town as a heavy canoe against such a flood.”
“Father decided to return at once with Gerrish, having business in Boston which might go amiss if he should be storm-stayed in West Roxbury.”
“The bay was full of storm-stayed vessels, all headed to the wind, close reefed, and straining at their anchors.”
“Finnish wizards used to sell wind to storm-stayed mariners.”
“At last my father was storm-stayed one Sunday in a port at the other side of the island.”
“A peddler (not the one that had beguiled her Aunt Lizzie) had been storm-stayed with them the winter before, and he had given her these in payment for his lodging.”
“A peddler (not the one that had beguiled her Aunt Lizzie) had been storm-stayed with them the winter before and he had given her these in payment for his lodging.”
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