Hurled sentence example

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  • Giddon held his hands out and the toddler hurled herself into his arms.
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  • Angered at this, his father hurled him into the sea.
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  • They had striking, slashing and piercing weapons held in the hand, fastened to a shaft or thong, hurled from the hand, from a sling, from an atlatl or throwing-stick, or shot from a bow.
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  • This emperor had, in the years 717 and 718, hurled back the tide of Arab conquest which threatened to engulf Byzantium, and had also shown himself an able statesman and legislator.
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  • Albert is long dead, killed by a spear hurled into the khazi by an enraged Harold finally pushed over the edge.
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  • Most of these high energy nuclei are thought to be hurled at us by supernova shock fronts, perhaps from collisions with dust grains.
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  • Tammy hurled herself across the room into his arms and started lavishing him with kisses and hugs that he returned with equal enthusiasm.
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  • A violent current, starting from the Straits of Gibraltar, rushes eastward along the shore, and, hurled back from the headlands, is deflected to the west.
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  • Enghien hurriedly re-formed his troops, fearing at every moment to be hurled down the hill by a counterstroke; but none came.
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  • Constant meetings hurled protestations against the bishops; no man was more active than the young Montrose.
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  • The evidence is quite conclusive; yet the fire has been imputed to the Syrians, and a tale was invented about ballistas which hurled against the House of God enormous stones and vessels full of bitumen.
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  • He scarcely stirred otherwise, but he lifted the chair bodily into the air with one hand and hurled it at Northover's head.
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  • Fans hurled concrete, bricks, coins - anything they could find.
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  • The Turks, in the absence of the fleet which was to have brought them supplies, were forced to retreat (August 6); the Greeks, inspired with new courage, awaited them in the pass of Dervenaki, where the undisciplined Ottoman host, thrown into confusion by an avalanche of boulders hurled upon them, was annihilated.
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  • All that changed after allegations of sexual assault were hurled his way.
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  • Men her size hurled strange purple lightening towards Darian.
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  • The pope hurled an edict against the Pisans and tried to deprive them of Sardinia, while their merchants were driven from Sicily by the Angevins.
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  • He could not, like Marlowe's Mephistophilis or Milton's Satan, regretfully paint the glories of the height from which he has been hurled; for he denies the distinction between high and low, since "everything that comes into being deserves to be destroyed."
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  • Of the old deities Ammon represented by far the wealthiest and most powerful interests, and against this long favored deity the Pharaoh hurled himself with fury.
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  • The footage also showed a Warrior tank being hit by home-made gasoline bombs hurled by people in the crowd.
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  • Without warning, it is stated, they were hurled to the pit bottom.
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  • The Marines shot them at close range and hurled grenades into the kitchen and bathroom, survivors and neighbors said later.
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  • I took a few steps back then hurled myself at the door with all my weight.
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  • One of the criminals who hung there hurled insults at him: " Aren't you the Christ?
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  • I said: Because you have invoked curse and hurled malediction upon both of them.
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  • The giant blast wave hurled two of the German gunners from their towers, and they lay senseless on the crown of the dam.
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  • Striding up and down the House in a passion, he made no attempt to control himself, and turning towards individuals as he hurled significant epithets at each, he called some "whoremasters," others "drunkards, corrupt, unjust, scandalous to the profession of the Gospel."
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  • Some regard the legend as a chthonian myth, Aea (Colchis) being the under-world in the Aeolic religious system from which Jason liberates himself and his betrothed; others, in view of certain resemblances between the story of Jason and that of Cadmus (the ploughing of the field, the sowing of the dragon's teeth, the fight with the Sparti, who are finally set fighting with one another by a stone hurled into their midst), associate both with Demeter the corn-goddess, and refer certain episodes to practices in use at country festivals, e.g.
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  • This was the game where the player was tasked with taking "Jumpman" up a series of ramps while Donkey Kong (a gorilla-looking character) hurled barrels down these ramps.
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  • Other poltergeist cases can seem even more frightening than this, with objects being hurled through the air and light bulbs exploding.
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  • The amount of expectation that comes onto a girl when she's approaching home plate with a bat, expected to hit a high-velocity object hurled at her by a very unfriendly pitcher, is almost as bad as public speaking.
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  • But once in the Badlands, Voyager is seized by a powerful force and hurled an unimaginable distance.
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  • She grabbed the closest object, a brass paperweight, and hurled it at him, bouncing it off a picture of her shaking hands with the late governor, sending glass flying.
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  • Vast p PRINTED If ouds of dust and stones, blown out of the crater and funnel of ie volcano, were hurled into the air and carried for hundreds miles, the finer particles falling to the earth even.
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  • A raid on Delphi attempted by the Persians in 480 B.C. was said to have been frustrated by the god himself, by means of a storm or earthquake which hurled rocks down on the invaders; a similar tale is told of the raid of the Gauls in 279 B.C. But the sacrilege thus escaped at the hands of foreign invaders was inflicted by the Phocian defenders of Delphi during the Sacred War, 356-346 B.C., when many of the precious votive offerings were melted down.
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  • But certainly the myth does help us to imagine a story in which, for some sin against the gods, some favoured hero was hurled down from the divine abode, and such a story may some day be discovered.
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  • With the completion of the Grand Trunk Pacific (planned for 191 1) and the Canadian Northern, the country would possess three trans-continental railways, and be free from the reproach, so long hurled at it, of possessing length without breadth.
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  • In ancient times the island was sacred to Hephaestus, who as the legend tells fell on Lemnos when his father Zeus hurled him headlong out of Olympus.
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  • During the Trojan War her husband was slain by Achilles, and after the capture of the city her son Astyanax (or Scamandrius) was hurled from the battlements (Eurip. Troades, 7 20).
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  • The rocks which Polyphemus hurled at Ulysses are identified with the seven Scogli de' Ciclopi, or Faraglioni, a little to the south of Acireale.
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  • Julius, who was anxious to be on good terms with Charles on account of the council of Trent which was then sitting, ordered Farnese to hand Parma over to the papal authorities once more, and on his refusal hurled censures and admonitions at his head, and deprived him of his Roman fiefs, while Charles did the same with regard to those in Lombardy.
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  • May you find the response to an insult hurled at you in a dispute.
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  • The archers shot well and with strong bows, though their arrows were generally tipped only with stone or bone; their shields or targets, mostly round, were of ordinary barbaric forms; the spears or javelins had heads of obsidian or bronze, and were sometimes hurled with a spear-thrower or atlatl, of which pictures and specimens still exist, showing it to be similar in principle to those used by the Australians and Eskimo.
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  • Summanus had a temple at Rome near the Circus Maximus, dedicated at the time of the invasion of Italy by Pyrrhus, king of Epirus (278), when a terracotta image of the god (or of Jupiter himself) on the pediment of the Capitoline temple was struck by lightning and hurled into the river Tiber.
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  • The charge, however, over-reached itself, and the British cavalry, crushed by fresh French horsemen hurled on them by the emperor, were driven back with great loss.
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