She raced all over town on one roller skate, often cheated at `keeps,' but was such a quick
shot one couldn't catch her at it.
that is only a matter of habit; if you get into the habit of being quick
it is just as easy as being slow; easier, I should say; in fact it don't agree with my health to be hulking about over a job twice as long as it need take.
Three times my rifle spoke--three quick
, short syllables of death.
With a quick
catch and lift, he passed Michael up and into unseen hands outstretched from the iron wall of the ship, and paddled ahead to an open cargo port.
She gloried in being a sailor's wife, but she must pay the tax of quick
alarm for belonging to that profession which is, if possible, more distinguished in its domestic virtues than in its national importance.
If we mean the same gentleman, as I suppose we do,' Hugh rejoined softly, 'I tell you this--he's as good and quick
information about everything as--' here he paused and looked round, as if to make sure that the person in question was not within hearing, 'as Old Nick himself.
She gave a quick
sidewise glance that embraced him from head to heel, including seat and saddle, and said:--
I saw it in the deadly color of her skin; I felt it in the faint, quick
flutter of her pulse.
Rarely did he strike blows himself, for Ponta had a quick
eye and could defend as well as attack, while Joe had no chance against the other's enormous vitality.
Alleyne, from the window of the armory, looked down upon the strange scene--the circles of yellow flickering light, the lines of stern and bearded faces, the quick
shimmer of arms, and the lean heads of the horses.
A certain barbaric Power with valuable possessions on the map of the world, had occasion for the services of one or two engineers, quick
in invention and determined in execution: practical men, who could make the men and means their ingenuity perceived to be wanted out of the best materials they could find at hand; and who were as bold and fertile in the adaptation of such materials to their purpose, as in the conception of their purpose itself.
I had not been seated very long ere a man of a certain venerable robustness entered; immediately as the storm-pelted door flew back upon admitting him, a quick
regardful eyeing of him by all the congregation, sufficiently attested that this fine old man was the chaplain.
At the signal, a loud whirr of wings in quick
flight was heard and a large Falcon came and settled itself on the window ledge.