His mighty strokes bade fair to close up the distance between us in short order
, for at best I could make but slow progress with my unfamiliar craft, which nosed stubbornly in every direction but that which I desired to follow, so that fully half my energy was expended in turning its blunt prow back into the course.
What he could guess, however, was that the moment the two officers came within firing distance of the beast they would put an end to him in short order
unless something were done and done quickly to prevent.
It is well," exclaimed the young man, "that you chanced to come hither, for here you will find the means of obtaining service in short order
What I saw took all philosophical speculation out of me in short order
If a cave man had happened upon it he would have no conception of its meaning or value, and as a consequence it would be lost or destroyed in short order
An' I fooled the gazabos that was bettin' he would on short order
Now," said Robinson, in his amiable matter-of-fact manner, "as I happen to know the history of this quarter, backwards and forwards, we can do up this deal in short order
As many boats were now quite close to us it was inevitable that we would be quickly overhauled in the shaft, and captured or killed in short order
Kicking, scratching, striking, biting, she routed the terrified Usanga in short order
, and so obsessed was she by her desire to inflict punishment upon her unfaithful lord and master that she quite forgot the object of his infatuation.
All around him Alleyne could hear the stern, short orders
of the master-bowmen, while the air was filled with the keen twanging of the strings and the swish and patter of the shafts.
Mr Tinkler, unused to receive such short orders
in connection with the fair varnisher, paused.
Earlier, on Thursday the court through its short order
had allowed Dr.