First, I smiled to myself and felt elate; but this fierce pleasure subsided in me as fast as did the accelerated
throb of my pulses.
We were crossing to the former place, when I found that my aunt greatly accelerated
her speed, and looked frightened.
Such caterers as the meat-packers, who were among the first to realize what Bell had made possible, have greatly accelerated
the wheels of their business by inter-city conversations.
Nature's Law prescribes two antagonistic decrees affecting Circular propagation; first, that as the race climbs higher in the scale of development, so development shall proceed at an accelerated
pace; second, that in the same proportion, the race shall become less fertile.
The fact that it is scarcely one seventh of the volume of the earth must have accelerated
its cooling to the temperature at which life could begin.
When he saw a woman in the middle of the road, who did not get out of the way, the driver stood up in his seat and shouted to her and so did the postilion, while the four horses, which he could not hold back, accelerated
their pace; the two leaders were almost upon her; with a jerk of the reins he threw them to one side, but, furious at the incident, he lifted his big whip and lashed her from her head to her feet with such violence that she fell to the ground unconscious.
I knew how quietly and how deeply the well bubbled in her heart; I knew how the more dangerous flame burned safely under the eye of reason; I had seen when the fire shot up a moment high and vivid, when the accelerated
heat troubled life's current in its channels; I had seen reason reduce the rebel, and humble its blaze to embers.
Thus the progress of the Hawiians and Tahitians to utter extinction is accelerated
in a sort of compound ratio.
Doolittle, stepping out of the bushes, with a motion that was a good deal accelerated
by the sight of the rifle, that was already lowered in his direction.
But she was such a sheaf of susceptibilities that her pulse was accelerated
by the touch, her blood driven to her finder-ends, and the cool arms flushed hot.
Ethan's long strides grew more rapid with the accelerated
beat of his thoughts, and as he reached the foot of School House Hill he caught sight of Hale's sleigh in the distance.
An invariably favorable wind had accelerated
the progress of the Resolute toward the place of her destination.