Hither-and-thither sentence example

hither-and-thither
  • Christian De Wet, who had first come into prominence as the captor of Lord Roberts's convoy at Waterval, and was now operating east and south-west of Bloemfontein in order to counteract the influence of Roberts's numerous flying columns which rode hither and thither offering peace, added to his laurels by ambushing Broadwood's mounted brigade and horse artillery at Sannah's Post, just outside Bloemfontein, on the 31st of March.

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  • They fly hither and thither in my thought like blind birds beating the air with ineffectual wings.

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  • The cook began running hither and thither in the passage like a frightened hen, just as Alpatych entered.

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  • And the thinking power of a crowd - that is, a mob, not a deliberative assembly - is of a very low order, emotion of a " panicky " type driving it hither and thither like a rudderless ship.

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  • For nearly four years he led his men in fruitless search of gold hither and thither over the south-east of the North American continent.

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  • In many Entomostraca the heart is absent, and it is impossible to speak of a " circulation " in the proper sense of the term, the blood being merely driven hither and thither by the movements of the body and limbs and of the alimentary canal.

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  • In the evening a wind from the northeast sprang up, and the flakes rushed hither and thither in furious melee.

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