Sentence Examples with the word swiftly

The empires of Turks and Avars, however, ran swiftly their barbaric course, and the Khazars arose out of the chaos to more than their ancient renown.

In the open space between the clouds and the black, bubbling sea far beneath, could be seen an occasional strange bird winging its way swiftly through the air.

In striking at a boat, he swiftly curves away his flukes from it, and the blow is only inflicted by the recoil.

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The two advanced divisions were swiftly driven in on the others, who were given a little time to prepare themselves by the fact that in the woods the Confederate leaders were unable to control or manoeuvre their excited troops.

Consequently he determined to advance swiftly and secretly against Wellington and Blucher, whose forces, as Napoleon knew, were dispersed over the country of their unenthusiastic ally.

Natasha, who was sitting opposite to him with her eldest daughter on her lap, turned her sparkling eyes swiftly from her husband to the things he showed her.

His arms circled the pillow smelling most like her, and he melted into the bed, swiftly falling into slumber.

But the questions proper to the new day came swiftly upon his quick and susceptible mind - enlarged, deepened and developed it.

Boat did glide swiftly and I put hand in water and felt it flowing.

Though the inhabitants bad been arned by the earlier convulsions of the mountain, so swiftly d destruction come upon them that 18,ooo are said to have St their lives.