She hurried at his words, beset with fears, For there were sleeping dragons all around, At glaring watch, perhaps, with ready spears Down the wide stairs a darkling way they found. In all the house was heard no human sound. A chain-droop’d lamp was flickering by each door; The arras, rich with horseman, hawk, and hound, Flutter’d in the besieging wind’s uproar; And the long carpets rose along the gusty floor.
The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees, The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas, The road was a ribbon of moonlight over the purple moor, And the highwayman came riding Ridingriding The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn-door.Alfred Noyes
Boughs are daily rifled By the gusty thieves, And the book of Nature Getteth short of leaves.thomas hood
Far far from gusty waves these children's faces. Like rootless weeds the torn hair round their paleness.stephen spender
A night of tears! For the gusty rain had ceased, but the eaves were dripping yet; and the moon look'd forth, as tho' in pain, with her face all white and wet.
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