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She is like a canary bird; when others begin to speak, she hurries in her remarks, in an accompaniment.
Several jurymen leave their seats, but the district attorney hurries forward, and whispers to them.
But he's getting fond of it these last twelve months, and though he don't take very much it hurries him and flurries him.
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
Mrs. Parlin hurries the children down stairs, and out of the house, under their grandmother's protection.
For patriotism, like courage, is infectious; and it is a poor heart that hurries to abandon a sinking ship.
THE ISLE OF UNRESTHENRY SETON MERRIMAN
"No 2" hurries off to market and quickly returns with fish, chops, chickens, eggs and fruit.
Monsieur Cardot hurries matters on, urges forward his daughter's marriage; he wishes it over.
PARISIANS IN THE COUNTRYHONORE DE BALZAC
Never a thought which requires an effort, never a movement of passion, hurries the calm cadence of physical life.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
Then it turns to a dull sage green, and hurries more swiftly, smooth and ominous.
We follow with always heightening pleasure the progress of a passion to the abyss into which it hurries its unhappy victim.
THE AESTHETICAL ESSAYSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER

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