Pinocchio's heart beat fast, and then faster and faster. He redoubled his efforts and swam as hard as he could toward the white rock.
Pinocchio swam faster and faster, and harder and harder.
To-morrow night came black, then day again, night again, day again, faster and faster still.
The little hands upon the dials that registered my speed raced round faster and faster. Presently I noted that the sun belt swayed up and down, from solstice to solstice, in a minute or less, and that consequently my pace was over a year a minute; and minute by minute the white snow flashed across the world, and vanished, and was followed by the bright, brief green of spring.
Her ears hummed with the tunes she had played the night before; she sang, and the singing made her walk faster and faster. She did not see distinctly where she was going, the trees and the landscape appearing only as masses of green and blue, with an occasional space of differently coloured sky.
Unconsciously she had been walking faster and faster, her body trying to outrun her mind; but she was now on the summit of a little hillock of earth which rose above the river and displayed the valley.
Faster and faster
the notes rang out, and faster and faster
in the ruddy firelight, the cats, like living shadows, whirled round the still black figure in the chair, with the ancient harp on its knee.
The coming in here from the bedroom, with my pen and ink and paper, before sunrise--the sitting down at the widely- opened window to get all the air I could to cool me--the ceaseless writing, faster and faster
, hotter and hotter, driving on more and more wakefully, all through the dreadful interval before the house was astir again--how clearly I recall it, from the beginning by candle-light, to the end on the page before this, in the sunshine of the new day!
Suddenly I began to slide, and I went faster and faster
until at last I bumped on the ground, at the very end.
That perils had thickened about him fast, and might thicken faster and faster yet, he of course knew now.
Five paces by four and a half." With such scraps tossing and rolling upward from the depths of his mind, the prisoner walked faster and faster, obstinately counting and counting; and the roar of the city changed to this extent--that it still rolled in like muffled drums, but with the wail of voices that he knew, in the swell that rose above them.
Crayford hears the vacantly uttered words, falling faster and faster
from her lips
Yet motorists on both rural and urban roads are going faster and faster
, encouraged by automakers who build ever more powerful cars and tout the speed capabilities of those cars in ads.
But in the far future, he says, as galaxies recede from one another faster and faster
, those that already haven't bunched together will no longer have the opportunity to do so.