The strange, upheaving
, lifting tendency of the taffrail breeze filling the hollows of so many sails, made the buoyant, hovering deck to feel like air beneath the feet; while still she rushed along, as if two antagonistic influences were struggling in her --one to mount direct to heaven, the other to drive yawingly to some horizontal goal.
Look at Adam through the rest of the day, as he stands on the scaffolding with the two-feet ruler in his hand, whistling low while he considers how a difficulty about a floor-joist or a window-frame is to be overcome; or as he pushes one of the younger workmen aside and takes his place in upheaving
a weight of timber, saying, "Let alone, lad
The sea of black and threatening waters, and of destructive upheaving
of wave against wave, whose depths were yet unfathomed and whose forces were yet unknown.
Undulating hills were changed to valleys, undulating valleys (with a solitary storm-bird sometimes skimming through them) were lifted up to hills; masses of water shivered and shook the beach with a booming sound; every shape tumultuously rolled on, as soon as made, to change its shape and place, and beat another shape and place away; the ideal shore on the horizon, with its towers and buildings, rose and fell; the clouds fell fast and thick; I seemed to see a rending and upheaving
of all nature.
There was an unfolding of vistas before him, a breaking of the ground beneath him, an upheaving
, a stirring, a trembling; he felt himself suddenly a mere man no longer--there were powers within him undreamed of, there were demon forces contending, agelong wonders struggling to be born; and he sat oppressed with pain and joy, while a tingling stole down into his finger tips, and his breath came hard and fast.
With a similar perverseness, the potatoes crumble off forks in the process of peeling, upheaving
from their centres in every direction, as if they were subject to earthquakes.
Tenders are invited for Formation of loading berm at upheaving
prices on down stream side of velugodu balancing reservoir earth dam from km 9.
He finds: in a burial site upheaving
digging removing a way out
So while the mountains themselves were not in need of redemption, Muir continually delighted in the way glaciers and the rest of nature formed beauty through painful, destructive processes: "Reading these grand mountain manuscripts displayed through every vicissitude of heat and cold, calm and storm, upheaving
volcanoes and down-grinding glaciers, we see that everything in Nature called destruction must be creation--a change from beauty to beauty" (Writings 2:229).
Arnold Rampersad's addictively readable and exhaustively comprehensive biography paints an unflinching picture of a talented artist who allowed success and a willful disengagement from upheaving
changes and events to keep him a one-hit wonder .
We know that migration is an emotionally upheaving
process (Pedersen, 1995).
You have water lines busting and trees that are upheaving
, and curbs and gutters and potholes.