The sounds of pursuit grew fainter.
Apellicon's chief pursuit was the collection of rare and important books.
Sounds of pursuit came from a few floors down, blocking her escape.
The pursuit of the Russian army, about which Napoleon was so concerned, produced an unheard-of result.
Colonel Swayne was not able to continue the pursuit, and returned to Berbera.
He was marked by the modesty of true genius, and his life was given to the single-minded pursuit of truth.
Mention is made of nets and snares, but the dog does not seem to have been used in the pursuit of game.
As soon as he trotted out upon the surface of the river he found himself safe from pursuit, and Zeb was already running across the water toward Dorothy.
There are those who would see the gates ruptured in pursuit of the mortal world.
There were no sounds of pursuit, no sounds of arrows being drawn or fired.
Shifting to his highest gear, Dean raced in pursuit down a long incline.
The pursuit of this study has not only thrown valuable light on the economy of the plant as a whole, but forms an indispensable condition of the advance of morphological anatomy.
His further pursuit of the legal profession seemed to be out of the question, and on his return to Boston he remained quietly at home.
He donned biking clothes, packed a jacket and sweater in his pannier and set off in pursuit of a few peaceful moments in one of his favorite worlds.
For a time this was a profitable pursuit, as the horse hides brought good prices.
Apart from these missions, his activities were devoted to the composition of history, a pursuit for which the monks of St Albans had long been famous.
Keep him! shouted different people and the people dashed in pursuit of the trap.
The rapidity of the Russian pursuit was just as destructive to our army as the flight of the French was to theirs.
He did not press the pursuit far, although the great king's camp with his harem fell into his hands.
Many of our native species spend the day lurking beneath stones, and sally forth at night in pursuit of their prey, which consistsof small insects, earthworms and snails.
Wolf-hunting was a favourite pursuit of the ancient Britons as well as of the Anglo-Saxons.
Gudrun is carried off by a king of Normandy, and her kinsfolk, who are in pursuit, are defeated in a great battle on the island of Willpensand off the Dutch coast.
The words rush through my hand like hounds in pursuit of a hare which they often miss.
Scholars were held in honour in those days by princes and people, and Ben-Sira frankly adduces this fact as one of the great advantages of the pursuit of wisdom.
It was unreal rocketing down this mountain, in pursuit of an unknown someone, one minute, surely Jeffrey Byrne, the next minute someone else.
The battling immortals had nearly destroyed the human world in pursuit of one another.
They don't really worry about whether playing polo or building orphanages or any other chosen pursuit can pay the bills, because they don't need it to pay the bills.