He looked as if he had been standing up thirty years against a northeast storm.
It was about ten o'clock in the morning and a northeast storm was raging in Boston.
Before morning a cold, northeast storm had set in; all day long the icy rain poured down.
White, ghostly sea birds wheeled low, a fretful wind grieved about the house, and a New England northeast storm was in progress.
On Sunday night, May 20, 1883, we had a northeast storm which continued three days.
I write this during a northeast storm of snow, the greatest we have had this winter.
And a northeast storm of rain, accompanied with hail, comes to crown all these virtues with that of self-sacrifice.
Half a dozen of us were trying to live through the third day of a northeast storm down on the Maine coast.
You might as well plant a violet in the face of a northeast storm with the idea of appeasing it.