- adj. pounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities
“Let's take a gander at the homeless, tempest-tost who landed on our levee-depleted shores:”
“Emma Lazarus's Statue of Liberty sonnet famously welcomes "homeless, tempest-tost" newcomers, while Jimmy Santiago Baca tallies harsh realities that sometimes follow that greeting.”
“Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”
“Give me your tired, your poor, â¨ your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, â¨ The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. â¨ Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me. â¨I lift my lamp beside the golden door!”
“Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to us, we lift our lamp beside the golden door.”
“Or does the accused believe that the door still stands open to welcome "the homeless, tempest-tost" to our shores?”
“The wretched refuse of your teeming shore, send these, the homeless, tempest-tost, to me;”
“The cavern where Adalinda had taken refuge was one of their fastnesses, whither they betook themselves at periods of imminent danger for safety only, as no booty could be collected in that unpeopled solitude; and there, one afternoon, returning from the chase, they found the wandering, fearful, solitary, fugitive girl; and never was lighthouse more welcome to tempest-tost sailor than was her own Ferdinand to his lady-love.”
“At length, tempest-tost, he himself arrives; he makes certain persons acquainted with him; he attacks the suitors with his own hand, and is himself preserved while he destroys them.”
“For tempest-tost Poor JACK, descried a Cherub up aloft”
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by Emma Lazarus, 1883.
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
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