Sentence Examples with the word hastily

But Steelkilt and his desperadoes were too much for them all; they succeeded in gaining the forecastle deck, where, hastily slewing about three or four large casks in a line with the windlass, these sea-Parisians entrenched themselves behind the barricade.

On seeing Natasha Pierre grew animated and, hastily passing between the rows, came toward their box.

The three cardinals whom he charged with his defence hastily declined this compromising task.

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Ridwan and Yagi-sian were only stopped in an attack on Damascus by news of the approach of the crusaders, which led the latter to throw himself hastily into Antioch, in the autumn of 1097.

After the union of Schleswig and Holstein under the Danish crown, the Danevirke fell into decay, but in 1848 it was hastily strengthened by the Danes, who were, however, unable to hold it in face of the superiority of the Prussian artillery, and on the 23rd of April it was stormed.

He looked compassionately at Balashev, and as soon as the latter tried to make some rejoinder hastily interrupted him.

His very first, remotest recollections of childhood came back to Prince Andrew's mind when the dresser with sleeves rolled up began hastily to undo the buttons of his clothes and undressed him.

The results of the enterprise of Mehemet Ali and Jumel in Egypt prove such an idea to be not altogether fanciful, and warn us also against hastily arguing that the plan is too artificial to succeed on a large scale.

Perouse, hastily entrenched in 1870, now possesses a permanent fort.

He made as if he did not notice that look and moved hastily away.