At last the eruption became "Vesuvian," and the ashes from the crater threatened to re-bury Pompeii—we mean Ashcroft.
Then—the campaign with its crowds, its enthusiasm, its Vesuvian mutterings.
The Duke's Vesuvian was sputtering in the spray and wind, and he got a good light before he answered.
The name anorthite was given to the Vesuvian mineral by G. Rose in 1823, on account of its anorthic crystallization.
“Some few of them are sensible, though,” went on the latter, flaring up a Vesuvian to light his pipe.
If I have not lost my mind I have accurately conveyed those two Vesuvian irruptions of philosophy.
Here was Naples deserted by the thousands of foreigners whom a few days of Vesuvian bellowings had frightened into abject panic.
Sir Humphry Davy observed that the fumes which escaped from Vesuvian lava deposited common salt.
Observation on the volcanoes of other districts show that the Vesuvian group is in this regard not peculiar.
Otherwise the world presents itself to them under too settled an aspect—unless, of course, Vesuvian Revolution shakes the land.