shower down

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Verb1.shower down - rain abundantly; "Meteors showered down over half of Australia"
rain, rain down - precipitate as rain; "If it rains much more, we can expect some flooding"
References in classic literature ?
Heaven shower down blessings on you, and save me, that I may again and again testify my gratitude for all your love and kindness.
I doubt it," replied Sancho Panza, "because for my part I am persuaded that though God should shower down kingdoms upon earth, not one of them would fit the head of Mari Gutierrez.
The bag is opened, and several quarts of tin money shower down upon the stage till it is quite glorified with the glitter.
These banks were often high and perpendicular, affording the savages frequent stations, from whence, safe themselves, and almost unseen, they might shower down their missiles upon the boats below, and retreat at will, without danger from pursuit.
May He, who made both Jew and Christian, shower down on you his choicest blessings
Lovely women, yielding to the influence of the scene, bend over their balconies, or lean from their windows, and shower down confetti, which are returned by bouquets; the air seems darkened with the falling confetti and flying flowers.
Once washed and refreshed, take the plunge and turn the shower down to cold, just to make sure your body is fully aware it's time to get moving
It's a 'couples' treatment in which you apply natural cleansing mineral mud and laze on heated loungers in a steam-filled room before mists of water shower down - and leave you feeling incredibly smooth.
If you only have an hour for lunch, you can order your food at our restaurant and by the time you've finished running and weights you can go in the plunge pool, shower down and your food is ready for you.
And while we are at Sunny Rhyl, their beloved neighbours, holders Prestatyn may prove to be something of a shower down in Aberdare.
This weekend's outbreak caused no reported damage or evacuations but caused ash to shower down on nearby areas.
Is it not enough that the ruling classes shower down endless hate on our weary heads without us doing the same to each other?