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hurried Sentence Examples

  • Carmen hurried over to Destiny.

  • Alex helped the man get the luggage into the trunk and then hurried to assist Carmen into the car before the man could touch her.

  • She hurried after him, glancing nervously at the jumble of rocks and trees.

  • Slipping into her sandals, she hurried down the hall.

  • At his affirmative nod, she hurried to her room and changed into jeans and sneakers before he could change his mind.

  • Testing her ankle in a pair of low heels, she nodded silent approval and hurried down the hall.

  • She pulled her arm free and hurried to the house.

  • Multiple pairs of feet hurried down the hall and Connie was the first one through the door.

  • He replaced the receiver and hurried to his room.

  • Wind and rain slashed at her as she reached the kitchen doorway and she hurried into the house.

  • She grabbed her blanket and hurried down stairs.

  • She hurried to her bathroom.

  • She pushed the door open and hurried to the sink.

  • Quinn was flipping the pancakes when Martha hurried down the stairs.

  • As soon as Howie emerged from the basement we all hurried into the living room and stood around, expectantly.

  • Now play time with my frightened friend will be hurried.

  • I could hear confusion and hurried voices in the background and someone yelled, 'they're here, come on'.

  • "I'll drive you," Pual said as he came out from behind the counter and hurried to the front door, leaving his boss and the elderly couple behind with mouths agape.

  • Jumping out of the car, I hurried over to him as came across the sidewalk.

  • She clawed her way into a sweatshirt as she hurried to the door.

  • He fished his keys out of her pocket and hurried her towards the parking lot.

  • She hurried into the back room.

  • She opened the stairwell door and hurried down the stairs two floors then darted into a hallway to the elevator.

  • Talon shoved her back into the valley with a snarled threat under his breath, and she hurried out of the trough again, breathing hard by the time she'd clambered twenty feet to the top.

  • She covered her mouth and hurried away.

  • Instead of speaking, she kissed him on the cheek and hurried out the door, where her car had already been pulled in front of the manor.

  • She hugged herself and hurried towards the door to the pub.

  • Unable to find her voice, she hurried around him to the table where she'd left her coat.

  • The plump woman nodded and hurried away, like everyone save her father did around her.

  • He released her, and she hurried away from him into the center of the hall.

  • She hurried into the house and shed her boots and coat as fast as she could.

  • She lost sight of him and hurried her step.

  • She snatched her bag and hurried home, not reflecting on her behavior until she tossed her coat on the bed.

  • Han eyed her as she hurried past him toward the library.

  • She hurried from between the two warring factions and hugged her.

  • Suspecting Ving had made a couple of hurried phone calls, she let the call go to voicemail.

  • He didn't look to be in a mood for questions, so she hurried past him to her room, Pierre trailing.

  • The dress shifted around her as she hurried to the wardrobe.

  • She hurried to the one waiting for her and paused.

  • She hurried to him.

  • Selyn hurried across the room to a pad of paper and pen that Wynn had clearly left behind, if his tight writing on the back cover was any indication.

  • After a hurried shower, he dressed and joined his silent wife in serving the gathering guests.

  • Cynthia asked as they hurried back to their Jeep.

  • Me too, thought Dean as the hall phone rang and Cynthia hurried in to answer it.

  • There was a hurried "I love you," not an easy thing for her to say, then a dial tone.

  • He gave a wave but no further comment as he hurried to his Jeep and left.

  • He hurried the Jeep as fast as he dared on the gravel-slippery road where even a crawl seemed excessive.

  • He turned to Lydia Larkin as one of the EMT personnel hurried over.

  • "Gotta pee," she said and hurried to the bathroom.

  • Dean slammed the door behind him and hurried after her into the darkened room.

  • They were too busy arguing to pay attention but Dean shielded Martha and hurried the group back to the rear quarters.

  • "Yeah. But, it's done," Rhyn hurried on.

  • Several times the telephone rang and he hurried to answer it as if he were expecting a call.

  • "What are you doing?" she asked as she hurried to his bedside to assist him.

  • Jonathan hurried off to bible class and it was Carmen's turn to help out with the infants, so she took Destiny with her.

  • Deidre paid the driver and hurried inside, her mind reeling and her body buzzing with the weird energy of the killer who'd marked her.

  • Deidre hurried into the shadow world.

  • She inched closer to the point where he'd appeared then hurried by to the edge of the forest.

  • She hurried to catch up.

  • Rhyn tested the bonds of his cell again until a mage in a brown robe hurried down the hall to repair the damage.

  • A man in a robe hurried down the hall as the beast battered itself against the weakening cell.

  • Rhyn growled at the robed man, who hurried away.

  • His eyes flashed, and she hurried to stand before him with her neck craned back to meet his gaze, toe-to-toe with the beast.

  • His arm loosened, and she hurried to Ully, who grabbed her hand and pulled her from the room.

  • She hurried to Rhyn and stood looking up at him.

  • When he finished, she nodded and hurried away.

  • A tap at the door made Lankha pause, and she hurried to answer it to keep the healer from being distracted.

  • Hannah.s fiancé hurried to the waiting Hummer.

  • She hurried to Toby and lifted the sleeping angel carefully before she and Lankha left.

  • As if reading her intentions, Hannah forced herself out of her shock and hurried to the low-burning hearth.

  • The image of baby Rhyn and Kris.s words distracted her as she hurried through the hall back to the stairs.

  • She hurried to change the subject.

  • His sister hurried away.

  • She hurried from the room without her shoes and tucked in the alien clothing: soft, silky tunic into soft, silky pants that adjusted in size to fit her form.

  • She stood spread-eagle until it shrank to fit her, shuddered at the creepy sensation of life-like silk caressing her skin, and hurried out of the bathroom.

  • Kiera offered a smile and hurried past them, heart pounding and face red with embarrassment.

  • His woman hurried forward to the hall but stopped in front of him, her intelligent eyes flashing with anger.

  • The third, the youngest, hurried toward the door, translator in hand as he had ordered.

  • She hurried from the room.

  • Janet finished her chores and hurried off to her afternoon soaps.

  • She turned and hurried up the stairs as Donnie stood by the table, torn between curiosity and following his mother.

  • Dean hurried to return his skis while the others took the gondola back to the parking lot.

  • The boy was too far away for Dean to hail but Dean hurried his pace in hopes of stopping him and asking if he'd seen Cynthia.

  • She offered her sympathies but seemed more concerned with finding sister Claire and hurried outside to see if any of the other now returning guests had seen her.

  • Effie just shook her head, turned without a word and hurried from the room.

  • Dean couldn't hear what she said, but the boy gave her a hug and gestured to Martha who had hurried ahead to where Dean remained standing on the porch.

  • During the hurried explanations of her mother's condition, her trip home and hushed comments on the recent happenings, it was moments before Dean noticed Janet O'Brien sitting in the far corner.

  • Dean wished he'd taken time to dress more warmly as he hurried down the penstock path toward where Shipton's severed line had been tethered.

  • As he hurried down the narrow plank catwalk atop the penstock, he caught sight of a woman stumbling toward him.

  • He wanted to listen in when she talked to Skippy in case he got out of line, so hurried downstairs.

  • She turned and hurried into the house.

  • Jackson grabbed a cup of coffee and hurried off to shower.

  • Jackson heard Elisabeth's car pull up and hurried out to meet her.

  • They hurried to the car.

  • Victor gathered up Cassandra and hurried to the door cursing, then yelled back, "This is not over!"

  • She hurried back yelling, "Connor, we have a wedding gift!"

  • Sarah hurried to kitchen and returned with a bowl.

  • She hurried to admire them when a man came out of the truck.

  • He then hurried to Elisabeth who was already sitting up straight.

  • She hurried to the house and checked the roast.

  • Muffled steps hurried down the hall toward her door and Katie pounded on the door.

  • She hurried to his stall and hugged his neck.

  • She hurried to her greencar, trailed by the self-propelled suitcase.

  • "Good to see you, kid," he said with warmth, drawing her off the sidewalk as two soldiers hurried by.

  • Hands over her ears, she took a deep breath and hurried up them, all but flinging herself into the arms of an awaiting rebel soldier.

  • Lana braced herself and hurried after Mike.

  • Toby didn't answer, unwilling to admit just how much Ully's words stung.  He led them deeper into the jungle.  The branches hurried to create a path for him, and he smiled at them.  According to his angel memories, the trees were more than trees in Death's underworld.  They were alive.

  • Ully was dropped to the ground at Toby's command.  He hurried back to the Immortal, worried he'd be hurt.  Ully was unconscious.

  • He hefted Kiki once again.  Hannah sniffled and crawled to her feet.  Rhyn hurried towards the Sanctuary, concerned for Kiki but even more anxious about making sure Katie was alive and well.

  • He hurried to his rusty Ford and by the time he pulled out on Ocean View Avenue, the man was out of sight and out of mind.

  • There was no further conversation after they parked and hurried to the terminal.

  • Her heart skipped a beat as she hurried to the door.

  • She shoved it in the oven, set the timer for one hour and hurried out to do the chores.

  • "Sorry I'm late," she said as she hurried to the kitchen.

  • Donning a heavy coat, she escaped through the patio doors and hurried out to the barn.

  • Grabbing her robe, she hurried to the living room.

  • She hurried to her feet and continued, heart racing as she ran through the city towards her home.

  • He hurried to the unconscious man's side.

  • They hurried to the ground floor.

  • She paled and hurried to the lever.

  • There were unmistakable signs of hastened activity: guards lined up to draw horses from the stables while several more hurried from their posts atop a wall to the area near Sirian.

  • His father's men hurried to prepare their boats to travel while the barbarians reached for their weapons.

  • She wrapped her arm and hurried to the door.

  • Rissa hurried back to the second bedchamber and withdrew an empty bladder from a crate.

  • Hilden's frown deepened, but he accepted it and hurried away, sensing the urgency.

  • Vara hurried to close the iron door while Hilden rushed to the cell holding Memon.

  • "Wouldn't Denton be proud if he could see you now," she muttered sarcastically as she hurried into the cabin.

  • She hurried from the forest, vowing she would never go back.

  • At her nod he continued his hurried instructions.

  • Unlocking the door, she hurried through the house, dropping the packages on the table.

  • Jessi hurried into the apartment building.

  • Jessi hurried inside, heart pounding, not at ease until all four locks of her apartment door were securely in place.

  • Her cousin hurried back, her face falling when she realized Jonny was gone.

  • Ashley hurried away, and Jessi hugged herself.

  • Jessi hurried after him, not wanting to be alone in the scary place.

  • She hurried the last few steps to him and flung her arms around him.

  • Jessi hurried after the Black God, following him into a narrow hallway and what looked like an operations center of some sort.

  • A gust of cold, night air swept past her, and she hurried out.

  • She hurried into Jessi's arms.

  • The wedding was celebrated at Torgau on the 14th of October 1711, in the house of the queen of Poland, and three weeks later the bridegroom was hurried away by his father to Thorn to superintend the provisioning of the Russian troops in Poland.

  • But the government of Bombay had hurried on a rupture with the Mahratta confederacy at a time when France was on the point of declaring war against England, and when the mother-country found herself unable to subdue her rebellious colonists in America.

  • Woman, in her wasted life, in her hurried death, here stands appealing to the society that degrades her, with a combination of eloquence and poetry, of forms of art at once instantaneous and permanent, and with great metrical energy and variety.

  • Meanwhile Cromwell had hurried home to deal with the royalists in Scotland.

  • Charles hurried back from Naples, and narrowly escaped destruction at Fornovo in the passes of the Apennines.

  • the gth it voted the downfall of the temporal power and proclaimed the republic. Mazzini hurried p~c7ama to Rome to see his dream realized, and was chosen tlon,of the head of the Triumvirate.

  • But the king and Cavour were terribly upset by this move, which meant peace without Venetia; Cavour hurried to the kings headquarters at Monzambano Armistice and in excited, almost disrespectful, language implored ~0ranca~ him not to agree to peace and to continue the war alone, relying on the Piedmontese army and a general Italian revolution.

  • It all seems a very hurried and imperfectly studied philosophical analysis.

  • Both were written evidently in a less hurried fashion than those in the British Museum, and the one at Lincoln was regarded as the most perfect by the commissioners who were responsible for the appearance of the Statutes of the Realm in 1810.

  • He then hurried back to Andalusia where he joined the sovereigns, who were now besieging Granada, which he entered with the conquering army in January 1492 and built there a convent of his order.

  • After the explosion he hurried back to Holyrood and feigned surprise at the receipt of the news half an hour later, ascribing the catastrophe to "the strangest accident that ever chancit, to wit, the fouder (lightning) came out of the luft (sky) and had burnt the king's house."

  • He acted in the same spirit a few months later, when (about July 1839), understanding that the authorities intended to prevent the despatch of emigrants to New Zealand, he hurried them off on his own responsibility, thus compelling the government to annex the country just in time to anticipate a similar step on the part of France.

  • Agrippa, who had hurried from Alexandria, entered Jerusalem with the governor's emissary.

  • David's hurried flight, attended only by his bodyguard, indicates that his position was not a very strong one, and it is difficult to connect this with the fact that he had already waged the wars mentioned in 2 Sam.

  • Two days later Napoleon, by means of unworthy artifices, hurried the Austrian plenipotentiaries into signing the treaty of peace at Schonbrunn.

  • It is indeed true that to thousands the hope of acquiring spiritual merit must have been a great motive; it is also true, as the records of crusading sermons show, that there was a strong element of "revivalism" in the Crusades, and that thousands were hurried into taking the cross by a gust of that uncontrollable enthusiasm which is excited by revivalist meetings to-day.

  • Wesley hurried to London to check this irregularity, but his mother urged him to hear Maxwell for himself, and he soon saw that such assistance was of the highest value.

  • In June 1593, with an army of 30,000 men, he laid siege to Sissek; the Austrian and Hungarian levies hurried to its relief; and on the 22nd the Turks were routed with immense slaughter on the banks of the Kulpa, Hassan himself, with many other beys and two of the imperial princes, being among the slain.

  • Russia, meanwhile, had seized the occasion to send to Constantinople an ultimatum demanding satisfaction for her own particular grievances; the Porte resented the intrusion of new demands before the others had been dealt with, and hurried on preparations for war.

  • At length becoming impatient he advanced a portion of his army towards Blucher, who fell back to draw him into a trap. Then the news reached him that Schwarzenberg was pressing down the valley of the Elbe, and, leaving Macdonald to observe Blucher, he hurried back to Bautzen to dispose his troops to cross the Bohemian mountains in the general direction of KOnigstein, a blow which must have had decisive results.

  • But the news from Dresden was so alarming that at the last moment he changed his mind, and sending Vandamme alone over the mountains, he hurried with his whole army to the threatened point.

  • These disasters compelled the retreat of the whole Silesian army, and Napoleon, leaving Mortier and Marmont to deal with them, hurried back to Troyes with his main body to strike the flank of Schwarzenberg's army, which had meanwhile begun its leisurely advance, and again at Mormant on the 17th of February, Montereau the 38th and Mery the he inflicted such heavy punishment upon his adversaries that they fell back precipitately to Bar-sur-Aube.

  • Captain Bettesworth who commanded the brig hurried home, and the information he brought was at once acted on by Lord Barham, the First Lord of the Admiralty, who took measures to station a force to intercept Villeneuve outside Ferrol.

  • He was much tempted by the proposal, and hurried down to Knowsley to consult his father, who called out when he entered the room, " Hallo, Stanley !

  • This made war inevitable; though Batthyany hurried to Vienna to try and arrange a settlement.

  • The result was a difficulty as to burial, which was compromised by hurried interment at the abbey of Scellieres in Champagne, anticipating the interdict of the bishop of the diocese by an hour or two.

  • The resistance offered by the Turks had been most determined, and these could reckon upon receiving welcome reinforcements within a few hours; for as soon as the situation declared itself Liman von Sanders had hurried off one of the two divisions (the 7th) at Bulair by water with orders to repair to Helles.

  • At nightfall the very few guns still to go were hurried off to the jetties.

  • Arminius hurried home, but only to find all his relatives slain.

  • Warned by a hurried sign by Hamud that his life was in danger, Mahommed at once attacked Bandar, stabbed him and took possession of the citadel; a general massacre of all members of the house of Ibn Rashid followed, and next day Mahommed appeared with his cousin Hamud in the market-place of Hail, and announced his assumption of the amirship. A strong and capable ruler, he soon established his authority over all northern and western Nejd, and in 1872 the opportunity arrived for his intervention in the east.

  • Meteoric observation has depended upon rough and hurried eye estimates in past years, but the importance of attaining greater accuracy by means of photography has been recognized.

  • Then, repenting this ill-judged step, he hurried in person to the French camp at Pietra Santa and humbled himself before the king.

  • banishment, Francesco Valori and other leading Piagnoni hurried to him to concert measures for his safety.

  • Undeterred by the news of heavy attacks on his rear from Tirol and from Bohemia, Napoleon hurried all available troops to the bridges, and by daybreak on the 21st, 40,000 men were collected on the Marchfeld, the broad open plain of the left bank, which was also to be the scene of the battle of Wagram.

  • A subsidy treaty with the sea powers (April 1 9, 1 794) filled his coffers; but the insurrection in Poland that followed the partition of 1793, and the threat of the isolated intervention of Russia, hurried him into the separate treaty of Basel with the French Republic (April 5, 1795), which was regarded by the great monarchies as a betrayal, and left Prussia morally isolated in Europe on the eve of the titanic struggle between the monarchical principle and the new political creed of the Revolution.

  • Ancaeus set down the cup, leaving the wine untasted, hurried out, and was killed by the boar.

  • Blake, informed by the sound of the cannon, which was audible on the Thames, that an action was in progress, hurried to sea and joined Monk in the pursuit of the Dutch on the 3rd of June.

  • It was in 1536, when Calvin was on a hurried and final visit to France, that in Paris he first met Servetus, and as he himself says, proposed to set him right on theological points.'

  • - Ignatius, while on his way to Rome to suffer martyrdom, halted at Smyrna and received a warm welcome from the church and its bishop. Upon reaching Troas he despatched two letters, one to the church at Smyrna, another addressed personally to Polycarp. In these letters Ignatius charged Polycarp to write to all the churches between Smyrna and Syria (since his hurried departure from Troas made it impossible for him to do so in person) urging them to send letters and delegates to the church at Antioch to congratulate it upon the cessation of the persecution and to establish it in the faith.

  • Meanwhile Major Thruston - a man justly loved by his soldiers, in whom he had complete confidence - hurried to the garrison at Luba's, near the Ripon Falls, relying on his personal influence to control the men, and risking his life in the heroic attempt.

  • Having been hurried with unseemly haste through all the intermediate orders, he received consecration two days after his election, which was unacceptable to the people.

  • It was nearing noon when the emperor reached the front with the Young Guard, whom he had personally hurried forward.

  • The census figures relate to the calendar year preceding 1st June 1900, and hurried and careless answers about the preceding year's crop are almost sure to have been given by many farmers in the midst of the summer's work.

  • The Regency Bill had been hurried on in consequence of the attempt of a crazy pot-boy, Edward Oxford, to take the queen's life.

  • Before the work of the congress was completed Napoleon was again at Paris, and the closing stages were hurried and illconsidered.

  • The percentage of failure is greatest when fresh-caught adults are hurried to Europe or America.

  • All troops on both sides hurried to the unexpected battlefield, and after a great three days' battle, the Army of the Potomac emerged at last with a decisive victory.

  • Grant was now given supreme command in the west, and the Army of the Tennessee (now under Sherman) and two corps from Virginia under Hooker were hurried by rail to Tennessee.

  • The essence of Waagen's law is orthogenesis, or evolution in a definite direction, and, if there does exist an internal hereditary principle controlling such orthogenetic evolution, there does not appear to be any essential contradiction between its gradual operation in the " mutations of Waagen " and its occasional hurried operation in the " mutations of de Vries," which are by their definition discontinuous or saltatory (Osborn, 1907).

  • Animated with this new conception Schelling made his hurried rush to Naturphilosophie, and with the aid of Kant and of fragmentary knowledge of contemporary scientific movements, threw off in quick succession the Ideen, the Weltseele, and the Erster Entwurf.

  • Two thousand men, mainly the Maryland line, were hurried down from Washington's camp under Johann de Kalb; Virginia and North Carolina put new men into the field, and the entire force was placed under command of General Gates.

  • But on the outbreak of the war between Piedmont and Austria in 1848 he hurried back to Italy, and although at first his services were rejected both by the Piedmontese government and the Lombard provisional government, he was afterwards given the command of a Lombard brigade.

  • The marriage, we are told, was arranged by the parents of the pair, and was a somewhat hurried act.

  • But his naval support, ill prepared, was hurried into action by him at Plattsburg on the 11th of September, and defeated.

  • Although he really directed the policy of the various ministries, he evidently thought that the time was not ripe for asserting openly his own claims to direct the policy of the Republic, and seemed inclined to observe a neutral attitude as far as possible; but events hurried him on, and early in 1881 he placed himself at the head of a movement for restoring scrutin de lisle, or the system by which deputies are returned by the entire department which they represent, so that each elector votes for several representatives at once, in place of scrutin d'arrondissement, the system of small constituencies, giving one member to each district and one vote to each elector.

  • The needless bitterness of his attacks upon Plato (in the Comparatio Aristotelis et Platonis), which drew forth a powerful response from Bessarion (q.v.), and the manifestly hurried and inaccurate character of his translations of Plato, Aristotle and other classical authors, combined to ruin his fame as a scholar, and to endanger his position as a teacher of philosophy.

  • Martin was arrested in the Lateran (June 15, 653), hurried out of Rome, and conveyed first to Naxos and subsequently to Constantinople (Sept.

  • He led the English army back to England after Richard's departure from Palestine; but in Sicily he heard of the king's captivity, and hurried to join him in Germany.

  • Conrad the Red hurried from Italy and joined the rebels; in Swabia, in Bavaria, in Franconia and even in Saxony, the native land of the king, many sided with them.

  • The greater part of the German clergy again proved their loyalty to Frederick, who hurried to Germany only to see the oDposition vanish before him.

  • Charles was aided by soldiers hurried from Italy and the Netherlands, but he did not gain any substantial successes until after October 1546, when his ally Maurice invaded electoral Saxony and forced John Frederick to march northwards to its defence.

  • Elba (March 5), it remained a mere sketch, the hasty output of a few hurried sessions, of which the elaboration was reserved for the future.

  • The Carlsbad Decrees, hurried through the diet under Austrian pressure, excited considerable opposition among the lesser sovereigns, who resented the claim of the diet to interfere in the internal concerns of their states, and whose protests at Frankfort had been expunged from the records.

  • Frederick, who had hurried back from Italy, was besieged in August in the Vienna Neustadt, and was forced to deliver Ladislaus to Count Ulrich, whose influence had meanwhile eclipsed that of Eiczing.

  • Unfortunately famine compelled the garrison of Kassala to capitulate on the 3oth of July of that year, and Osman Digna hurried there from Tamai to raise a force with which to meet the Abyssinian general, Ras Alula, who was preparing for its relief.

  • He hurried back to Rome upon the accession of Pius V., who made him apostolic vicar of his order, and, later (1570), cardinal.

  • "three days' journey into the wilderness"; their departure from Egypt is a hurried one.

  • Alfred at once hurried westwards and raised the siege of Exeter; the fate of the other place is not recorded.

  • But Douglas and Percy left Cocklaw before Albany came up, and hurried to join hands with the Welsh rebel, Glendower.

  • In place of remaining in his position, James burned his camp and hurried his men down hill to the plateau of Branxton ridge.

  • A hurried campaign under the king's personal command was ineffectual.

  • He was immediately arrested and hurried to Nicaea in Bithynia.

  • He was hurried away to the desolate town of Cucusus (Cocysus), among the ridges of Mount Taurus, with a secret hope, perhaps, that he might be a victim to the Isaurians on the march, or to the more implacable fury of the monks.

  • In the spring of 1556 he visited Brussels to see his wife; on his way back, between Brussels and Antwerp, he and Sir Peter Carew were treacherously seized (May 15) by order of Philip of Spain, hurried over to England, and imprisoned in the Tower.

  • His manuscripts were his main care; and doubtful of the safety of his last despatch to Bamberg, and disturbed by the French soldiers in his lodgings, he hurried off, with the last pages of the Phanomenologie, to take refuge in the pro-rector's house.

  • For these sufficient reasons Antiochus hurried back and defeated Scopas at Paneas, which was known later as Caesarea Philippi (Polyb.

  • Sir Hugh Gough, the commander-in-chief, together with the governor-general, hurried up to the frontier.

  • He hurried back to Italy, and repressed the movement with his usual ferocity, but died in 1197.

  • The king, after a somewhat farcical occupation of Rome, which had been evacuated by the French, hurried back to Naples as soon as the French attacked his troops, and although the lazzaroni (the lowest class of the people) were devoted to the dynasty and ready to defend it, he fled with the court to Palermo in a panic on board Nelson's ships.

  • Brisson, and Gay-Lussac hurried back to Paris in the hope, which was gratified, that he would be elected to the seat thus vacated in the Academy.

  • In March the Egyptians were severely defeated by the revolted Arabs of the Hauran; and the Porte, though diplomatic pressure kept it quiet, hurried on preparations for war.

  • On the 3 rd of October Beirut fell; and Ibrahim, cut off from his communications by sea, and surrounded by a hostile population, began a hurried retreat southward.

  • The pneumonia is usually lobular, the onset marked by rigors, with difficult and hurried breathing, cough and expectoration.

  • The breathing becomes very hurried - forty to sixty respirations in the minute - and the face dusky.

  • A hurried outline of each of these vital branches of our civilization will at once reveal the falseness of the usual periodizing.

  • The ninth legion which had hurried from Lincoln was cut to pieces, and the insurgents prepared to march on London.

  • From Detroit he hurried to the Niagara frontier, but on the 13th of October in the same year was killed at the battle of Queenston Heights.

  • A number of officers, as well as of men in civil life, were mixed up in the plot, while the methods employed were the lowest forms of anonymous slander; but at the first breath of exposure every one concerned hurried to cover up his part in it, leaving Conway to shoulder both the responsibility and the disgrace.

  • In public he was of magnificent bearing, possessing the true oratorical temperament, the nervous exaltation that makes the orator feel and appear a superior being, transfusing his thought, passion and will into the mind and heart of the listener; but his imagination frequently ran away with his understanding, while his imperious temper and ardent combativeness hurried him and his party into disadvantageous positions.

  • Leaving the nation and its statesmen to fight out their freedom, he hurried away to Weimar, and thence to the quiet Thuringian town of Rudolstadt, where in the inn "Zum Ritter," out of sight of soldier and sound of drum, he wrote, helped by books from the Weimar library, his essay for the degree of doctor in philosophy.

  • Hurried, unconnected sentences, rather than sustained argument, are its most characteristic features.

  • Emboldened by success, a large band of rioters marched into the town of Carmarthen on the 10th of June and attacked the workhouse, but on this occasion they were dispersed by a troop of cavalry which had hurried from Cardiff.

  • The Afghans fled through the town; and Ashraf, murdering the poor old shah Uosain on his way, hurried with the wreck of his army towards Shiraz.

  • When on the 7th of November 1793 Gobel, bishop of Paris, was intimidated into resigning his episcopal office at the bar of the Convention, Gregoire, who was temporarily absent from the sitting, hearing what had happened, hurried to the hall, and in the face of a howling mob of deputies refused to abjure either his religion or his office.

  • The militia was called out and regular troops were hurried to Shoshone county from Fort Sherman, Idaho and Fort Missoula, Montana.

  • Germanicus hurried back to the camp, which was now in open insurrection.

  • Open war was averted only by Beaufort's prudence, and Bedford's hurried return.

  • Alviano, who was visiting the king when the Swiss appeared before Melegnano, hurried off to bring thither his own army.

  • His widow Alida, however, an ambitious woman of strong character, as soon as her husband was dead, hurried on a marriage between Ada and Count Louis of Loon; and attempted with the nobles of Holland, who now for the first time make their appearance as a power in the country, to oppose the claim which William had made to the countship as heir in the male line.

  • in 1594 Enniskillen castle was taken and the women and children flung into the river from its walls by order of Sir Richard Bingham, the English governor of Connaught, O'Donnell sent urgent messages to Tyrone for help; and while he himself hurried to Derry to withstand an invasion of Scots from the isles, Maguire defeated the English with heavy loss at Bellanabriska (The Ford of the Biscuits).

  • With this object Ito hurried back to Japan.

  • Livingstone was no hurried traveller; he did his journeying leisurely, carefully observing and recording all that was worthy of note, with rare geographical instinct and the eye of a trained scientific observer, studying the ways of the people, eating their food, living in their huts, and sympathizing with their joys and sorrows.

  • The enemy's artillery was three hundred yards away, yet the British pressed on in spite of their losses, and as some of the Light Division troops reached the "Great Battery" the Russians hurried their guns away to safety.

  • He marched with his army against the French and entered Rome (29th of November), but on the defeat of some of his columns he hurried back to Naples, and on the approach of the French, fled on board Nelson's ship the "Vanguard" to Sicily, leaving his capital in a state of anarchy.

  • On his release he hurried to take part in the defence of Saumur against the Vendean royalists, and distinguished himself at the combat of Saumur (June 10, 1793) by gallantly rescuing the representative Bourbotte from the hands of the insurgents.

  • hurried on its execution, which was rapidly proceeded with, mainly owing to Cardinal Pinelli, who submitted the draft of it to Clement VIII.

  • Augustine's insistence on original sin, a doctrine never quite accepted in his sense in the East, hurried on the change.

  • Leaving a small containing force on the Loire in face of the English king, Philip hurried to the north with his main army, and on the 27th 8 ~ of July 1214 inflicted a crushing defeat on theemperor BOa vlnes, and his allies at Bouvines near Lille.

  • Louis Philippe regarded this despatch as a departure rom the principle on which he had agreed with Lord Aberdeen, md at once hurried on the simultaneous marriages of the qUeen vith the French candidate, and of her sister with the duc de ~4ontpensier.

  • He " did not allow himself to be hurried on by an inconsiderate zeal to condemn fasting, the life of celibacy, monachism, considered purely in themselves..

  • Napoleon expressed his regret, stating that the execution had been carried out against his wishes, having been hurried on by the zeal of his generals.

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