No such haul had ever fallen to the lot of any one of them—and the stranger had taken it in a whole gale of wind!
The Alabama lay still during the whole gale, not changing her position, perhaps, half a mile.
Then I went to sleep, waking again at seven to find it blowing half a gale of wind, which rapidly increased to a whole gale.
This whole gale of thought was blowing over Garlock's receptors like a Great Plains wind over miles-wide fields of corn.
The place it comes from must give out soon, unless a new trade wind's got fixed into a whole gale for this here ocean.
What seamen style a “whole gale” seemed to be brewing when the “Nancy” tripped her anchor and shook out her sails.
The wind was now blowing a whole gale and the masts of the ship were bending like whips.
It was still blowing a whole gale of wind, and I was unable to stand without grasping the table for support.
An hour or more before dark the wind increased, and was blowing a whole gale.