Sentence Examples with the word instantly

Overhearing Starbuck, the panic-stricken crew instantly ran to the braces--though not a sail was left aloft.

Whether the flitting attendance of the one still and solitary jet had gradually worked upon Ahab, so that he was now prepared to connect the ideas of mildness and repose with the first sight of the particular whale he pursued; however this was, or whether his eagerness betrayed him; whichever way it might have been, no sooner did he distinctly perceive the white mass, than with a quick intensity he instantly gave orders for lowering.

He instantly began to carry into execution most extensive plans for editing and publishing the most valuable MS. treasures of the Vatican.

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Such a combination constitutes an electromagnet, a valuable device by means of which a magnet can be instantly made and unmade at will.

Another friend tells her either member of the couple should be able to instantly remove the couple page when the relationship goes sour.

Professor Curie, who was elected to the Academy of Sciences in 1905, was run over by a dray and killed instantly in Paris on the 19th of April 1906.

He instantly responded, pulling her hard against him and kissing her hungrily.

The rider, whose figure seemed familiar to Rostov and involuntarily riveted his attention, made a gesture of refusal with his head and hand and by that gesture Rostov instantly recognized his lamented and adored monarch.

These epithets instantly caught the public fancy and had already become party badges when the estates met in 1738.

And now behold Jonah taken up as an anchor and dropped into the sea; when instantly an oily calmness floats out from the east, and the sea is still, as Jonah carries down the gale with him, leaving smooth water behind.