Definition of Hurryings
1. hurrying [n] - See also: hurrying
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hurryings
Literary usage of Hurryings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Inner Life of the House of Commons by William White (1904)
"There were hurryings hither, hurryings thither. Messengers, who had previously secured hansom cabs, were scudding away with the numbers to all parts of the ..."
2. Mrs Overtheway's remembrances by Juliana Horatia Ewing (1881)
"The 'green valley, beautified with lilies,' in whose meadows the air was pleasant; where ' a man shall be free from the noise and from the hurryings of this ..."
3. Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan, Izaak Walton (1909)
"Besides here a man shall be free from ^^ the noise, and from the hurryings of this life. All had his ' states are full of Noise and Confusion, ..."
4. The Confessions of an English Opium-eater by Thomas De Quincey (1913)
"Then came sudden alarm*; hurryings to and fro ; trepidations of innumerable fugitives, I knew not whether from the good cause or the bad; darkness and ..."
5. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"Besides here a man shall be free from j£ejj,j£ the noise, and from the hurryings of this life. All had his ' states are full of Noise and Confusion, ..."