To pull and haul


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To pull and haul to draw hither and thither.
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In literature:

We have had to pull and haul all the blessed time.
"The Shadow-Line" by Joseph Conrad
On reaching the shore, the men jumped out to haul the alligator up on the dry land, and began to pull away vigorously.
"Discoveries in Australia, Volume 2" by John Lort Stokes
But Sheriff was pulled on to the beach with difficulty, and the Jew was hauled there in a state verging on the unconscious.
"A Master of Fortune" by Cutcliffe Hyne
They soon hauled me in, and I begged them to pull on and save some of the drowning people.
"The Loss of the Royal George" by W.H.G. Kingston
He was always ready also to pull and haul and be as useful as he could.
"The Cruise of the Dainty" by William H. G. Kingston
By the time that they were on deck the dinghy was alongside, the courses were hauled up, and the men ahead ordered to cease pulling.
"The Missing Ship" by W. H. G. Kingston
I flew instinctively to the sheets, and found myself pulling and hauling with the rest.
"Peter the Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
Mr Talbot and Sommers worked away most heroically, attending to the sick, pulling and hauling, and often steering the vessel.
"My First Cruise" by W.H.G. Kingston
The order to pull upon the brails, and thereby spill and haul in the sail.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
In this case do not pull and haul the limb about to make sure, but treat as a fracture.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
Then the two men bent low, and hauling in hand over hand, soon pulled Fred up to the yard on which they stood.
"The Go Ahead Boys and the Treasure Cave" by Ross Kay
We met others with boats less suited to the task than ours, apparently hopelessly stuck, pulling, hauling, shoving, and swearing.
"The Land of Nome" by Lanier McKee
They pulled him and hauled him and mauled him and passed him from hand to hand.
"Held for Orders" by Frank H. Spearman
It took a lot of pulling and hauling to get the cub out to the road, and Mary had to help before they could lift him into the wagon.
"The Boy Scouts of Bob's Hill" by Charles Pierce Burton
Their boat and oars had been hauled up among the bushes, so they launched it and pulled out to the barque.
"The Dealings of Captain Sharkey" by A. Conan Doyle
I had to get out and pull and haul it before there was room for the wheel to turn.
"The Car That Went Abroad" by Albert Bigelow Paine
Now hold on and when I tell you to start hauling, pull with all your might.
"The Boy Scouts On The Range" by Lieut. Howard Payson
She was pulled and hauled by "the other" with a view to force her to "pinch the child.
"Witchcraft of New England Explained by Modern Spiritualism" by Allen Putnam
In fact, there would be no way out for them, until Duncan hauled up the creel and pulled them forth to be boiled.
"Kenneth McAlpine" by Gordon Stables
Those whose work was to be pulling and hauling trailed along in lines, holding to their ropes.
"History of the Johnstown Flood" by Willis Fletcher Johnson

In news:

According to the driver, he was on southbound US131 hauling a load of hay for Hillside Farms, in Zeeland, and pulled over to let a couple of cars pass.