It was already nearing eight o'clock.
They must be nearing their destination.
Among his most important canvases must be reckoned "The Pilot Cutter" in 1866, "The Salmon Poachers" in 1869, "The Lifeboat" in 1876, "Highland Pastures" in 1878, "The Beached Margent of the Sea" in 1880, "The Newhaven Packet" (bought by the Birmingham Corporation), and "Catspaws off the Land" (bought by the Chantrey Fund trustees); in 1885, "Mount's Bay" (bought by the Manchester Corporation) in 1886, "Nearing the Needles" in 1888, "Machrihanish Bay, Cantyre," in 1892, "Hove-to for a Pilot" in 1893, and "Glen Orchy," a landscape, in 1895.
She stared at the broken glass before her and then at the men nearing on the ledge.
It was nearing noon when the emperor reached the front with the Young Guard, whom he had personally hurried forward.
Philip was now nearing his end, and in 1598 he gave his eldest daughter Isabel Albert in marriage to her cousin the archduke Albert, and erected the Netherlands into a sovereign state under their joint rule.
He lowered a backpack from his shoulder to the bed, nearing her.
The rustling sound of nearing footsteps on the forest floor created panic.
Nearing Elisabeth's house, his anticipation grew.
As she emerged from the barn, one of the forms was nearing the circle of light.
They were nearing the house when he finally spoke.
She pushed him away at the nearing voice.
During the childbearing period of life some of these will be nearing the ripe condition, and if one such be looked at it will be seen to contain one large cell, the ovum, surrounded by a mass of small cells forming the discus proligerus.
On the fifth day a telegram from Mr Layard was published announcing that the Russians were nearing Constantinople.
A graver mistake, according to some critics, is that Hegel, far from giving a law of progress, seems to suggest that the history of the world is nearing an end, and has merely reduced the past to a logical formula.
Towards the spring of 1818 the work was nearing its end, and Brockhaus of Leipzig had agreed to publish it and pay the author one ducat for every sheet of printed matter.
Thence he procured a passage in a vessel bound for Marseilles, but on the 16th of August, just as the vessel was nearing Marseilles, it fell into the hands of a Spanish corsair.
After a difficult journey on foot and in canoes, they found themselves nearing the shores of the South Sea and in view of the city.
Whilst the bureaucracy of the ancie-n rgime sought for desperate expedients to prolong its domination, the whole social Th body gave signs of a yet distant but ever nearing discun~ integration.
The war was flaming up and nearing the Russian frontier.
The oasis of the Otradnoe covert came in sight a few hundred yards off, the huntsmen were already nearing it.
Now in 1812, to anyone living in close touch with these people it was apparent that these undercurrents were acting strongly and nearing an eruption.
Sounds of hoofs and shouts were nearing the village.
At daybreak, however, those nearing the town at the Dorogomilov bridge saw ahead of them masses of soldiers crowding and hurrying across the bridge, ascending on the opposite side and blocking the streets and alleys, while endless masses of troops were bearing down on them from behind, and an unreasoning hurry and alarm overcame them.
Blessedly late schedule; it was nearing eight, and the lights of his building still glowed.
Nearing the old house, she spotted an unfamiliar truck parked beside the road.
Two more turns were negotiated and marked and in spite of their slow progress, according to the map they were nearing their goal.
It was nearing Christmas and while New York was aglow, my wife and I were just the opposite; out of sync with the mood of the city.
A quick look revealed the speedometer was nearing the ninety mark - or did it merely look like it from her seat?