Crossword911.com crossword help

tumult

General Crossword Questions for “tumult”

  • Rumpus
  • Commotion
  • Violent disturbance
  • Upheaval of stomach in the previous month
  • Disorder in one's stomach last month

Encyclopedia

  • Tumult Records, an independent record label based in San Francisco. HMS Tumult, the name of two ships of the Royal Navy. This disambiguation page lists articles associated with. — “Tumult - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • (February 2010) Tumult. Studio album by The Ex. Released. April 1983 Tumult is an album by Dutch punk rock band The Ex, originally released in 1983. — “Tumult (album) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • During a tumult among Protestants and Roman Catholics in the city of Thorn (Toruń), Royal Prussia, a Jesuit collegium had been devastated by a crowd of Protestants. The mayor and nine other Lutheran officials were blamed for neglect of duty and were executed on 7 December 1724. — “Tumult of Thorn (Toruń) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • In a tumult of applause I sat down: I saw Sapt smiling over his wine, and Fritz frowning. — “The Prisoner of Zenda” by Anthony Hope
  • Poor Dorothea, shrouded in the darkness, was in a tumult of conflicting emotions. — “Middlemarch” by George Eliot
  • Then, alluding with a toss of the head to the tumult in the station-yard, 'When one has got to make correct entries, one comes to hate those savages–hate them to the death.' He remained thoughtful for a moment. 'When you see Mr. — “Heart of Darkness” by Joseph Conrad
  • "Thou speakest not amiss, Sancho," answered Don Quixote, "but before that point is reached it is requisite to roam the world, as it were on probation, seeking adventures, in order that, by achieving some, name and fame may be acquired, such that when he betakes himself to the court of some great monarch the knight may be already known by his deeds, and that the boys, the instant they see him enter the gate of the city, may all follow him and surround him, crying, 'This is the Knight of the Sun'-or the Serpent, or any other title under which he may have achieved great deeds. 'This,' they will say, 'is he who vanquished in single combat the gigantic Brocabruno of mighty strength; he who delivered the great Mameluke of Persia out of the long enchantment under which he had been for almost nine hundred years.' So from one to another they will go proclaiming his achievements; and presently at the tumult of the boys and the others the king of that kingdom will appear at the windows of his royal palace, and as soon as he beholds the knight, recognising him by his arms and the device on his shield, he will as a matter of course say, 'What ho! Forth all ye, the knights of my court, to receive the flower of chivalry who cometh hither!' At which command all will issue forth, and he himself, advancing half-way down the stairs, will embrace him closely, and salute him, kissing him on the cheek, and will then lead him to the queen's chamber, where the knight will find her with the princess her daughter, who will be one of the most beautiful and accomplished damsels that could with the utmost pains be discovered anywhere in the known world. — “Don Quixote” by Miguel De Cervantes
  • The next minute–his last on board–was crowded with a tumult of events and sensations which beat about him like the sea upon a rock. — “Lord Jim” by Joseph Conrad
  • The many lives that stirred amid this tumult were, however, divided into parts, classed as distinct pictures. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert

Video

Comments here

Leave a comment

You must be logged in on Twitter or Facebook to post a comment.