Phrases with "hurried"

Robert Louis Stevenson Certainly, Chaps. 17 to 20 are the hitch, and I confess I hurried over them with both wings spread. Vailima Letters by Robert Louis Stevenson

Anthony Trollope But now, having walked up the staircase with no hurried step, and having deliberately locked the door, she turned herself round to suffer in silence and solitude — as do the beasts and birds. Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope Mrs. Carbuncle first, and then Mr. Bunfit, hurried from their seats to help her. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Baldwin Spencer The southern Achilpa men had intended to settle here, but the presence of these men frightened them and they hurried away northwards. The Native Tribes of Central Australia by Baldwin Spencer

Wilkie Collins Anne hurried across the room to draw the bolts. Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins [1870]

But she met his gaze serenely, and presently the baronet hurried away. The Crowned Skull by Fergus Hume

Wilkie Collins A hurried note from my husband reached me the next morning. A Fatal Fortune by Wilkie Collins [1874]

I hurried back to the other pool and got my fishing things together. Coming up for Air by George Orwell

Willa Cather Carl nodded to him and hurried up the draw, past the garden, and into the pasture where the milking cows used to be kept. O Pioneers! by Willa Cather [1913]

Anthony Trollope Dick hurried them into the gorse, and the old hound wouldn’t stick to her line when she found that no one believed her. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

A couple of hours of it brought me four or five orgasms and Lizzie a couple of dozen, to judge by hurried breathings, inarticulate cries and long kissings that soon became mouthings. My Life and Loves by Frank Harris

Samuel Johnson So powerful is the current of the poet’s imagination, that the mind, which once ventures within it, is hurried irresistibly along. Preface to Shakespeare by Samuel Johnson [1765]

Arthur Conan Doyle I hurried out with them, and as I did so my eyes fell upon the address of the topmost one. The Great Shadow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Edith Wharton They say New Yorkers are always in a hurry; but I can’t say as they’ve hurried much to make our acquaintance. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

Her bowels yearned over her child, and she hurried to the door, but recollected herself, and knocked, very gently. Hard Cash by Charles Reade [1863]

H. Rider Haggard Leonard hurried to the spot and made a thorough examination of the stone blocks of the pavement, but could find no crack in them. The People of the Mist by H. Rider Haggard

Anthony Trollope She felt that she ought to have been present at the crisis, and that by the exercise of her own powers she might have hurried on the crisis. Kept in the Dark by Anthony Trollope [1882]

Frances Hodgson Burnett Then came the hurried leap of feet up the narrow staircase and Owen Delamore flung the door wide, panting: “You told me to dash in,” he almost shouted. Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett [1922]

H.G. Wells He went on and saw Mendham, who nodded distantly and hurried past. The Wonderful Visit by H.G. Wells [1895]

Anthony Trollope She threw a hurried glance round upon her aunt, and was quite sure that her aunt was of the same opinion. Linda Tressel by Anthony Trollope [1868]

George Gissing She reddened at sight of him, and after a hurried greeting asked him to step into the parlour, where she carefully closed the door. The Town Traveller by George Gissing [1897]

The few foot passengers astir in that quarter hurried dismally and silently along with coat collars turned high and pocketed hands. The Four Million by O. Henry [1906]

A. E. W. Mason She hurried him down the bank to the water’s edge, intent that he should sail away unperceived. The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason [1902]

Wilkie Collins I caught Pesca by the arm, and to his inexpressible astonishment, hurried him round with me to the back of the pit to intercept the Count before he could get to the door. The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins [1860]

Charles Kingsley And he hurried down the lane, looking out anxiously ahead for the long cloak. Two Years Ago by Charles Kingsley

As we looked, a hurried step came across the yard, a hand raised the latch of the door, and some one entered abruptly. The Danvers Jewels by Mary Cholmondeley [1886]

Edith Wharton Boyne walked up among them; but as he reached the terrace a drizzling rain began to fall, and laughing and crying out the dancers all hurried back into the hotel. The Children by Edith Wharton [1928]

Andrew Lang Renzolla, who felt very uncomfortable in her mind at this request, hurried off once more to the fairy. The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Edith Wharton As soon as Laura Lou was up they breakfasted together; then he hurried off to the trolley . Hudson River Bracketed by Edith Wharton [1929]

Oscar Wilde As Dorian hurried up its three rickety steps, the heavy odour of opium met him. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde [1891]

Anthony Trollope He hurried himself on to add that the man must be of good character, and such as a young girl might learn to love. The Duke’s Children by Anthony Trollope

Henry James M. de Brecourt hurried beside her; she wouldn’t take his arm. The Reverberator by Henry James [1888]

Bram Stoker One of the maids ran off, hurried on some more clothes, and opened it. Dracula by Bram Stoker [1897]

Then he hurried back to his room, rebolted the door, and, with precautions against noise, brewed himself a fresh pot of tea. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

Joseph Furphy Driven back in disorder, I hurried up my second line. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Still talking, still soothing him, the captain hurried his patient on, brought him at last to the lagoon- side, and leading him down the beach, laved his head and face with the tepid water. The Ebb-Tide by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne

F. Scott Fitzgerald After ten minutes a young man with hair the color of canary feathers hurried down to the gate. Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Olaf Stapledon But the enemy, obsessed with the worship of cruelty and ecstatic with slaughter, hurried on to catch the city before it could be evacuated. Darkness and the Light by Olaf Stapledon

E. Phillips Oppenheim I got a telephone message that something was wrong, and I hurried down. The Lion and the Lamb by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1930]

Joseph Furphy Then I hurried across the flat, to the residence of Mr. Q——. Such is Life by Joseph Furphy

Wilkie Collins As it was, his eagerness to prevent her from discovering the narrative of the murder hurried him into an act of indiscretion. I Say No by Wilkie Collins [1884]

D.H. Lawrence He hurried down the platform, wincing at every stride, from the memory of Helena’s last look of mute, heavy yearning. The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence

M. P. Shiel Craving permission, he hurried out, had some talk with his Director of Military Intelligence, and returned pale. The Lord of the Sea by M. P. Shiel [1901]

Jules Verne The panel opened, and we hurried on to the platform. Twenty-Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne [1872]

Arthur Conan Doyle I huddled on my clothes and hurried downstairs in an exceedingly bad temper to order some hot water. His Last Bow by Arthur Conan Doyle [1917]

Even the improved De Augmentis is inadequate; and there is reason to think the Advancement was a hurried book, at least in the later part, and it is defective in arrangement and proportion of parts. Bacon by R. W. Church [1884]

Jack London As I prayed I strove to quest back in my life and cast a hurried tally-sheet of my own worth and unworth. The Star Rover by Jack London [1915]

Gaston Leroux He hurried toward Troitski Bridge. There, at the corner of the Naberjnaia, Koupriane saw the reporter in a hired conveyance. The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux [1913]

George Gissing His hurried pace did not relax until he was lost again amid a wilderness of ruins, where browsing goats and darting lizards were the only life. Veranilda by George Gissing [1903]

When lie had amassed a heap several inches thick, he rose and hurried out through the gate, across the hall where I sat, into a room beyond. Familiar Spanish Travels by William Dean Howells

Theodore Dreiser He arose after a few moments and, giving business as an excuse, hurried away. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Richard Burton I hurried to the office, but did not reach it till past noon — the hour of idleness. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Caroline Lamb Where shall we drive?” “To perdition,” whispered Gondimar. “Can’t wait,” said Buchanan, impatiently: and Calantha hurried away. Glenarvon by Caroline Lamb [1816]

Andrew Lang That same evening the emperor hurried to the tower with all the impatience of love. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Arthur Morrison There she paused again, as he judged, to see that nobody followed; and then hurried out of earshot. The Hole in the Wall by Arthur Morrison

Edith Wharton Halo concluded her bargain and hurried back rejoicing to the Alhambra. She was impatient to lead Vance up to this magical proscenium, and hear his cry at first sight of the snow peaks and green plain. The Gods Arrive by Edith Wharton [1932]

So in a way she was disappointed when, while preparing to go to their different rooms, he hardly looked at her, and a quick and hurried kiss was all he gave her as they said good night. The Storm Breaks by Arthur Gask [1949]

George MacDonald This appeared promising; and he went on, down and down the stair, and up and up the stream, till at last he came where it hurried out from under a stone, and the stair stopped altogether. At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

John Galsworthy To make sure of her now, he ran those few paces, hurried up the stairs, and caught her standing at her door. In Chancery by John Galsworthy

Henry Handel Richardson Zara turned a dark red, and flashing a warning glance at Hempel began a hurried babble of adieux. The Way Home by Henry Handel Richardson

George Eliot He was prepared for the surprise and the question, and he spoke quietly, as of something that he was not hurried to explain. Romola by George Eliot [1862-3]

E. Phillips Oppenheim A servant in black livery hurried out to receive them. The Amazing Partnership by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1914]

George Meredith Mr. Peridon’s hurried explanatory narrative made the request terrific, out of tragically lamentable. One of our Conquerors by George Meredith [1891]

George Gissing Olga descended the stairs rapidly, and, without attention to her companion, turned at a hurried pace down the dark street. The Crown of Life by George Gissing [1899]

W. H. Hudson How could I fail to remark the rich colour that mantled her olive cheek, the fire that flashed from her dark eyes at my approach? One evening Roldan hurried in full of happy excitement. El Ombú by W. H. Hudson [1902]

Theodore Dreiser He hurried into his little room, took down his light overcoat and hat, locked his desk, and grabbed the satchel. Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

Jules Verne He hurried up and told Penellan of this misfortune. A Winter Amid the Ice by Jules Verne [1874]

Its dungeons had echoed to the groans of the dying and its vaults had witnessed many a hurried burial of the dead. The Hidden Door by Arthur Gask [1934]

Another hurried exchange of words and a meaning look which did not escape the sharp eye of the watchful messenger, and the man turned and gave the parcel into Sweetwater’s hands. Agatha Webb by Anna Katharine Green

There was the sound of hurried whispering, and now and then a sharp command. Prester John by John Buchan

H. G. Wells The man in yellow glanced at Helen’s still figure, hesitated and hurried after him. When the Sleeper Wakes by H. G. Wells [1899]

William Henry Hudson I hurried on after my guide without speaking, but when I got to the middle of the room I paused involuntarily once more, so profoundly did one of the statues impress me. A Crystal Age by William Henry Hudson

Gertrude Stein When it is necessary to be hurried you are not nervous. Geography and Plays by Gertrude Stein

Mark Twain I hurried to the treasurer’s office and deposited my ten percent. The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

The worthy old gentleman pocketed his fee with a smiling face, congratulated both parties, and then hurried off to another parish to bury a fisherman who had been drowned in the bay a few days before. The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby [1902]

Arthur Morrison At the same moment the light was evidently perceived from outside; there was a hurried jump from the steps, and for an instant a sound of running on gravel. The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

D. H. Lawrence He hurried after her, thankful to be off the ice, but excited and gratified. The Captain’s Doll by D. H. Lawrence

Margaret Oliphant Say again you are not hurt, Oona. Say it’s you, my darling, my best bairn!” “And me that had not the courage to say a word to yon poor woman,” he said to himself as he hurried away. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

D. H. Lawrence When he got home he hurried upstairs to his bare chamber. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

Charles Dickens I would have spoken, but summoning up more alacrity than might have been expected in one of his appearance, he hurried away. The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens [1840]

Charles Kingsley The noisy folks of Northam were hushed at once, and all hurried into the churchyard which looks down on the broad flats and the river. Westward Ho! by Charles Kingsley

Richard Burton Ayishah hurried back, but she could not conceal her agitation from her husband, who asked her what she had done. Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Richard Burton

Shop crowded with people, who seemed to take up the cards rather roughly, and, after a hurried glance at them, throw them down again. The Diary of a Nobody by George and Weedon Grossmith

She hurried along a narrow passage, up the servants’ staircase, and into her own room. Run to Earth by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1868]

He hurried over a few expressions of pleasure at my recovery, and then said, ‘Have you reflected on the subject of our last conversation?’ ‘I have reflected on it? — ‘I had time to do so. Melmoth the Wanderer by Charles Maturin [1820]

I hurried down to the Marinsky Palace, arriving at the end of that passionate and almost incoherent speech of Kerensky’s, full of self-justification and bitter denunciation of his enemies. Ten Days That Shook the World by John Reed

Anthony Trollope Lucy sat silent and still, and then left the room with a hurried step. The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

The young officer hurried away after the Commandante. Presently the adjutant of the castle came by. A Set of Six by Joseph Conrad [1908]

After having cooked him a nice breakfast Mrs. Bunting hurried out to purchase the things of which he was in urgent need. The Lodger by Marie Belloc Lowndes [1913]

George Gissing Hugh replied in thick, hurried tones. The Whirlpool by George Gissing [1896]

He did some hurried arithmetic. Keep the Aspidistra Flying by George Orwell

Florence Dixie But the ostrich suddenly doubles to the left, and commences a hurried descent. Across Patagonia by Florence Dixie [1880]

Edgar Rice Burroughs We had just reached the clearing, and he hurried off in the direction of the fighting. Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs [1912]

George Gissing Pray have the goodness to excuse me for a moment,” he added with a jerk, and, his face reddening a little, he hurried out of the room. Isabel Clarendon by George Gissing [1886]

Willa Cather They know you won’t care!” Marie hurried away to make his coffee. O Pioneers! by Willa Cather [1913]

My hurried journey, short as it was, in my weak condition had taken away all my breath. The Secret of the Garden by Arthur Gask [1924]

William Hope Hodgson Had the Second Mate seen something — someone? I hurried on, and then stopped, suddenly. The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson

Anthony Trollope I hurried back from Brussels to Bruges on my way to London, and found that the number of invalids had been increased. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

Elizabeth Gaskell Many of the preachers would have ridden far, — was all in order in their rooms, and on the table in the great dining parlour? She had got into restless hurried ways of late. Morton Hall by Elizabeth Gaskell [1853]

Elizabeth Gaskell She stripped off his wet outer-garments with trembling, hurried hands. Half a Life-time Ago by Elizabeth Gaskell [1855]

That intolerably keen instinct of his seemed to have anticipated my scheme: he met me at the threshold, hurried me into the room, and fixed me in a minute in my former seat. Villette by Charlotte Brontë [1853]

Willa Cather We could give only a hurried look over the place, as our food was exhausted, and we had to get back over the river before dark. The Professor’s House by Willa Cather [1925]

Willa Cather Whatever else she hurried, she never hurried her bath. The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather [1915]

Next night I waited till the coast was clear and then hurried to the door. My Life and Loves by Frank Harris

The door was swiftly closed again; the key — which had been left on the outside — grated in the lock, and the occupants of the garret could hear hurried steps descending the stairs. Monsieur Lecoq by Émile Gaboriau

F. Scott Fitzgerald He hurried downstairs and into his hat and coat, racking his brains for the address where they had dropped Skiddy De Vinci the other afternoon. Taps at Reveille by F. Scott Fitzgerald [1935]

He hurried back and there he found a great press of knights, where the queen dealt out her lofty games. The Nibelungenlied by translated by Daniel B. Shumway

Give them gruel, milk, soup, tea, any liquid food for a few days,” and the busy doctor hurried away, leaving me stranded with two measles patients. The Passing of the Aborigines by Daisy Bates [1938]

His smile was a little wry with the remnant of his bygone shame; he hurried on before I could find a word. Mr. Justice Raffles by E. W. Hornung [1909]

The mist had deepened and clung so thickly to the ground that I could only just make out my feet as I hurried over to the shed where I had left my car. The Silent Dead by Arthur Gask [1950]

Arthur Conan Doyle I hurried past at the top of my speed, but one of them rushed out and stood in my path with his hand up as a signal to me to stop. The Adventures of Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1903]

Walter Scott He cursed himself, as he hurried to and fro in the pale moonlight, and more ruddy gleams of the expiring wood-fire. The Bride of Lammermoor by Walter Scott [1819]

Maria Edgeworth Then, recollecting himself, he hurried forward again. Ormond by Maria Edgeworth

He started to say something, choked, and, turning abruptly, hurried off to lose himself in the crowd of his more fortunate fellows. The Heads of Cerberus by Francis Stevens

E. F. Benson She decided on the latter, and putting on a shady straw hat with a crêpe bow on it, and taking a copy of the poems from the shelf, hurried out into Perdita’s garden. Mapp and Lucia by E. F. Benson [1931]

He shouted — “How did you come?” She answered in hurried words, looking at him intently — “In a big canoe with three men. An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad [1896]

As I hurried to his assistance he said something to the Turks which I could not catch, and pointed to me. The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wrigh

Theodore Dreiser He hurried to Addison’s office in the Lake National. “Have you heard the news?” exclaimed that individual, the moment Cowperwood appeared. The Titan by Theodore Dreiser

Mr. Rosen rose and hurried after her. Rogue Herries by Hugh Walpole [1930]

Elizabeth Gaskell We needed food sorely; but we hurried on our meal from dread of any one entering that public room who might recognize us. The Grey Woman by Elizabeth Gaskell [1861]

He saw that the two men had hurried back from their patrol, had met and exchanged some message, and made off again as if alarmed by the music. Huntingtower by John Buchan [1922]

Elizabeth Gaskell But the tones of her voice were sharp and yet piteous, as if she were in constant pain; and the glance of her eye hurried and fearful, as if she dared not let it rest on any object. My Lady Ludlow by Elizabeth Gaskell [1858]

Margaret Oliphant He did so now as he hurried along, in all the heat that follows a personal encounter. The Wizard's Son by Margaret Oliphant [1882]

Algernon Blackwood Fillery rose quietly, and performed his toilet in his own quarters, but on returning after a hurried breakfast, the patient still slept soundly. The Bright Messenger by Algernon Blackwood [1922]

All the morning they sat uneasily at their desks, and if I made any hurried movement in turning over the pages of my ledger, everyone was on the look-out instantly. The Red Paste Murders by Arthur Gask [1924]

Henry James He kissed her white face; for an instant she resisted and for a moment she submitted; then, with force, she disengaged herself and hurried away over the long shining floor. The American by Henry James [1877]

At the same moment the train drew up at the platform, and, with a hurried hand-shake and hastily spoken thanks, I sprang from the dog-cart and darted into the station. The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman [1911]

Benjamin Disraeli The Duke of St. James, after a hurried visit to London, found himself, at the beginning of October, on his way to Dacre. As his carriage rolled on he revelled in delicious fancies. The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli [1831]

They arrived at the Vicarage breathless, with glowing cheeks, just in time to make a hurried toilet for dinner. The Cloven Foot by Mary Elizabeth Braddon [1879]

He had naturally hurried to Rosamond, but not with the best effects; the sight of him had seemed to distract her more than ever. Shadows of Ecstasy by Charles Williams

I hurried away to see Kraft. His satanic eyes were the same, his hair was worse tangled, but his clothes had been made by a tailor. The Four Million by O. Henry [1906]

Mary Webb In cupboards left ajar by a hurried hand that had long been still, hung gowns with flower-stains or wine-stains on their faded folds. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

Elizabeth Gaskell He was not hurried by any jerk or pull. Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell [1848]

Arthur Conan Doyle We hurried through the dark shrubbery, amid the dull moaning of the autumn wind and the rustle of the falling leaves. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle [1902]

I ordered them to advance slowly and pick up food by the way, as there is a famine here; but they, instead, hurried on against my wishes. The Discovery of the Source of the Nile by John Hanning Speke [1863]

George Gissing He hurried on, walking he knew not whither, unconscious of everything save the slow progress of time. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Robert Louis Stevenson And it was shocking to the clemency of his spirit, that sinners should be hurried before their judge without a fitting interval for penitence and satisfaction. Familiar Studies of Men and Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

D. H. Lawrence She hurried to him and did what she could. The Lost Girl by D. H. Lawrence

E. Phillips Oppenheim They were really a very well-bred lot of people, and presently Andrew finished his drink and hurried out to the avenue. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

D.H. Lawrence So we hurried forwards, over the bridge, where the soldier on guard was standing. Twilight in Italy by D.H. Lawrence [1916]

George Gissing In an agony of apprehension I hurried to the house of another acquaintance, and here at length received intelligence. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

The Cecils themselves acquiesced; Essex felt that this time there could be no doubt about the matter; he hurried off to the Queen — and was again met by a repulse. Elizabeth and Essex by Lytton Strachey [1928]

Ever since the end of July I have been waiting for September the third, and it has not hurried up in consequence. Diana Tempest by Mary Cholmondeley [1893]

Arthur Conan Doyle I paid the man and hurried into the church. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle [1892]

Your fazzer ees quite vell,” and she hurried her indoors. In the Quarter by Robert W. Chambers

Robert Louis Stevenson As soon as he was dressed, he hurried upstairs, determined on a rupture. The Dynamiter by Robert Louis Stevenson

Andrew Lang The next night, when Dorani left for her father’s house in her palanquin, the prince took out a packet of the magic powder and sprinkled it over himself, and then hurried after her. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Arthur Morrison In answer to Hewitt’s hurried whispers, Mr. Crellan assured him that there was no window from which, in the dark, a view could be got of a person standing outside the door. The Chronicles of Martin Hewitt by Arthur Morrison

She hurried back, but the market clock showed seven minutes past three. An Engagement by Ella D'Arcy [1896]

Think —” A hurried movement from the mother interrupted her. The Forsaken Inn by Anna Katharine Green

Edgar Allan Poe Forth from the well they hurried in fresh troops. Old World Romances by Edgar Allan Poe

D. H. Lawrence But we had frightened ourselves more, so we hurried away, and stamped our feet in relief on the free pavement of the yard. The White Peacock by D. H. Lawrence

The final result, for a hurried sketch, was, I felt sure, the best thing I had done. August Heat by W. F. Harvey

Anthony Trollope I was so hurried that I could not write from Dunripple. I would send you Mrs. Brownlow’s letter, only perhaps it would not be quite fair. The Vicar of Bullhampton by Anthony Trollope [1870]

Andrew Lang Before the astonished binder could ask the most necessary questions, Blinton’s tormentor had hurried that amateur out of the room. Books and Bookmen by Andrew Lang

Edith Wharton I hurried at once to Mrs. Hazeldean’s; and on her door-step, to my surprise, I ran against a Catholic priest, who looked gravely at me, bowed and passed out. New Year’s Day by Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton He hurried back, almost breathlessly, to the inn; but even as he knocked at her door the subtle emanation of other influences seemed to arrest and chill him. The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton [1913]

He swallowed a hurried and innutritious meal, with Loetitia’s tears salting every dish, and Minnie’s reiterations ringing dirges in his ears. At Twickenham by Ella D'Arcy [1897]

D. H. Lawrence Then she looked a little wildly over the fire-reddened faces in the crowd, and catching sight of her father, hurried to him. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

Andrew Lang When morning broke, the courtiers and doctors hurried to the emperor’s chamber, and were much surprised to find him free of pain. The Olive Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

Each hurried blindly and confusedly on. The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward Bulwer-Lytton [1834]

I urged my views upon Castro in hurried whispers. Romance by Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Ford [1903]

E. Phillips Oppenheim Haven would have hurried to Anna’s side, but she held up her hand to restrain him. The Ostrekoff Jewels by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1932]

Startled by her looks Susan hurried forward and gazed searchingly into the face. The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume

Algernon Blackwood What happened next I hardly realised, only that he caught my arm and hurried along the road at a reckless, half stumbling speed, and that the lonely hills behind us followed in the darkness. Julius LeVallon by Algernon Blackwood [1916]

John Galsworthy She hurried on down Sloane Street till she came to Bosinney’s number. The Man of Property by John Galsworthy

Jane Austen In a hurried manner, he replied in the affirmative. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen [1811]

Ah! there’s the bell;” and Molly hurried down to give a description of the exact stage at which Ruth’s toilet had arrived, which Ruth cut short by appearing hard upon her heels. Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley [1889]

But even the hasty glance that I stole as I hurried past gave me an indelible picture of those unbelievable treasures that I can recall to this day. Mr Polton Explains by R. Austin Freeman [1940]

Thomas Hardy A hurried valedictory supper was prepared during the afternoon, and shortly afterwards John arrived. The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy [1879]

Gertrude Stein I hurried and hurried and the footsteps drew nearer and I heard, mademoiselle, mademoiselle. The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein [1933]

George Gissing Paul hurried down the stairs, followed by his wife, whom Theresa in vain tried to hold back He knew the way to the door which led into the garden, and opening this, sprang into the darkness. The Unclassed by George Gissing [1883]

D. H. Lawrence She hurried along the edge of the track, then, crossing the converging lines, came to the stile by the white gates, whence she emerged on the road. The Prussian Officer and other stories by D. H. Lawrence

Mary Webb Her song was as inconsequent as those of the woodlarks, who, with their hurried ripple of notes and their vacillating flights, were as eager and as soon discouraged as she was herself. Gone to Earth by Mary Webb [1917]

Thomas Hardy Jocelyn Pierston hurried after; and, discerning his movement, Avice stood still. The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy [1897]

George Gissing She hurried on a little way, then remembered that the first thing was to ask a direction. Thyrza by George Gissing [1887]

But I overheard them talking and when they went out to saddle the horse, I hurried up to your room to wake you. A Strange Disappearance by Anna Katharine Green

F. Scott Fitzgerald While they were still engaged in argument George Key hurried through the room and, barely grunting at them, disappeared by way of the green baize door. Tales of the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Anthony Trollope But that is very different from being taken away in a jiffey, like some young man who is spending more than he ought to spend, and is hurried off suddenly nobody knows where. Is He Popenjoy? by Anthony Trollope [1878]

Willa Cather Everett’s bags were piled on the truck, and his step was hurried and his eyes were full of impatience, as he gazed again and again up the track, watching for the train. Youth and the Bright Medusa by Willa Cather [1920]

Wilkie Collins And mind, not a word to Miss Margaret till I see her!” As I hurried away, I heard the girl run a few paces after me — then stop — then return, and close the garden gate, softly. Basil by Wilkie Collins [1852]

H.P. Lovecraft Lieutenant Kienze hurried to the engine room, finding the fuel-tank and most of the mechanism shattered, and Engineers Raabe and Schneider instantly killed. The Temple by H.P. Lovecraft [1920]

Anthony Trollope I was admitted by a butler, but the gentleman himself hurried into the hall. An Autobiography by Anthony Trollope [1883]

D. H. Lawrence A shabby old man with a long fennel-stalk hurried up and made us places on the back benches, and hushed us when we spoke of tickets. Sea and Sardinia by D. H. Lawrence [1921]

Edgar Allan Poe The only alteration in the MS. received, has been made for the purpose of throwing the hurried account of our agent, Mr. Forsyth, into a connected and intelligible form. Tales of Science by Edgar Allan Poe

Rudyard Kipling The other herd children, watching with the cattle half a mile away, hurried to the village as fast as their legs could carry them, crying that the buffaloes had gone mad and run away. The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling [1894]

William Hope Hodgson I had loitered a moment; now, however, I hurried after the others. The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson

E. Phillips Oppenheim Parkins, who answered the bell when at last the vehicle drew up with a snort in front of the door, hurried out in mild surprise, an umbrella in his hand. The Glenlitten Murder by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1929]

E. Phillips Oppenheim He passed out of the front door and hurried down the paved way, through the gate and across the pavement. The Ostrekoff Jewels by E. Phillips Oppenheim [1932]

Arthur Morrison Then Mr. Colson hurried to Bedford Mansions. There he saw the housekeeper. The Dorrington Deed-Box by Arthur Morrison

The ox seemed to realise at once that it was to go; it gave a hurried final pluck at the bed where the chrysanthemums had been, and strode swiftly up the garden. Beasts and Super-Beasts by Saki

However, they could still hear her voice in the distance, and with an arch and roguish smile Dora blew Richard a kiss and, tiptoeing out of the room, hurried away. The Storm Breaks by Arthur Gask [1949]

George Gissing The moment that the day’s work was over, he hurried anxiously home, resolved to lose no time in solving his doubts. Workers in the Dawn by George Gissing [1880]

Guy de Maupassant He hurried along, with all these thoughts running through his brain, and the collar of his fur-coat wrapped round his head. Duchoux by Guy de Maupassant [1887]

Arthur Conan Doyle Then I turned and hurried of through the darkness, with the picture of the wan, smiling lips and the steady grey eyes dancing always before me. The Adventures of Gerard by Arthur Conan Doyle [1903]

Virginia Woolf His fears obsessing him, he hurried the faster, his pursuer close at his heels. The Death of the Moth and other essays by Virginia Woolf [1942]

John Galsworthy He hurried along, almost running, his eyes searching for a cab. The White Monkey by John Galsworthy

E. Nesbi Mother gave her a hurried hug. The Railway Children by E. Nesbi

Anthony Trollope When Gertrude declared that she would not consent to be separated from Mr Houston then they were all hurried home. Ayala’s Angel by Anthony Trollope

Maria Edgeworth Full of these ideas, he hurried to Portsmouth in pursuit of Virginia’s father. Belinda. by Maria Edgeworth