Definition of Tempest-tost
1. Adjective. Pounded or hit repeatedly by storms or adversities.
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Literary usage of Tempest-tost
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1874)
"It is His office to bring rebellious sinners to their King ; it is His loving work to give tlie hope, which is the sheet- anchor of a tempest-tost soul ..."
2. Reminiscences of the Last Sixty-five Years: Commencing with the Battle of by Ebenezer Smith Thomas (1840)
"... without helm or compass, until, tempest tost, we should be stranded upon the shores of" that undiscovered country, from whose bourne no traveller ..."
3. 'It is I'; or, The voice of Jesus in the storm by Christopher Newman Hall, Newman Hall (1849)
"Though never shipwrecked, they were all tempest tost. The elder brother himself did not escape! He was made like to his brethren,—in all points tempted as ..."