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I am thirty-two by the clock and I should hie me to the grave-digger that he may take my measure.

"Hie thee hither, my squires," she called to the younger boys.

Hie thee to France,And cloister thee in some religious house.

Let the Sewer, as soon as the Master begins to say grace, hie to the kitchen.

Dear heart, do hie you abed and sleep in peace, and let other folks do the like!

Hie, you sworn jurymen, come forward and convey him thither.

Said she, 'Hie over to the broker opposite, and bring him hither to me.'

We hie back to our inn and do not complain of our cold repast.

We must hie to our own apartment and get rid of the dust of travel.

It is a peculiarity in Knox's chief amanuensis, always to write "he" as "hie."

WORD ORIGIN

Old English higian "strive, hasten," originally "to be intent on," from Proto-Germanic *hig- (cf. Middle Dutch higen "to pant," Middle Low German hichen, German heichen). Related: Hied; hies; hieing.

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