hurly-burly

[ hur-lee-bur-lee, -bur- ]
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I went on, a thought coming to the surface in the hurly-burly of my mind.

In the hurly-burly and the general shriek for mercy his reassurances were not heard.

They tell me you were the man who pulled me out of that hurly-burly.

It was all hurly-burly, and every one was ordered immediately to quarters.

But what can have brought you into this hurly-burly of folly and wickedness?

Once in the hurly-burly of the foam the chances would be all on its side.

I summon from that humming and hurly-burly past, the ancient proof-reader.

He returned home to be swept into the hurly-burly of military affairs.

Quickly he was lost to view in the hurly-burly of foam and spray.

So fierce was the hurly-burly that it seemed as if man and horse must perish under it.

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