rush along

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v rush along move fast "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests","The cars raced down the street"
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Quotations

  • Ethel Lynn Beers
    Ethel Lynn Beers
    “All quiet along the Potomac to-night, no sound save the rush of the river, while soft falls the dew on the face of the dead, the picket's off duty forever.”

Usage

In literature:

The flames hissed and danced, and there was a rush of steam all along the ridge, but the water seemed to be licked up directly.
"Dick o' the Fens" by George Manville Fenn
What do you say to keeping on along the edge till we are opposite to the brig, and then making a rush as you did before?
"Fire Island" by G. Manville Fenn
It must go somewhere, and some of it rushes along here.
"Old Gold" by George Manville Fenn
There's hardly a chance of getting into slack water in a river like this: it all goes along with a rush.
"Rob Harlow's Adventures" by George Manville Fenn
A heavy wave had struck the bows, and the spray came hissing and rushing along the deck after deluging the ship forward.
"Sail Ho!" by George Manville Fenn
Look how it's rushing along here, and I can feel it creeping slowly up my legs.
"Sappers and Miners" by George Manville Fenn
While the rest were rushing on deck, Ronald and his companions made their way along the deck to the sick-bay.
"Ronald Morton, or the Fire Ships" by W.H.G. Kingston
The rhinoceros was still rushing on, when its knees bent, its head sank down, and its horn ploughed along the ground.
"Hendricks the Hunter" by W.H.G. Kingston
There I saw Obed rushing along as fast as his legs could carry him among the trees.
"Dick Onslow" by W.H.G. Kingston
The first impulse of all the party was to rush along the shore of the harbour in search of the boat.
"The South Sea Whaler" by W.H.G. Kingston
Next moment he shot out of the station, and, again letting on full steam, rushed along the line like an arrow!
"The Iron Horse" by R.M. Ballantyne
The ceremony was going along just as-a perfect one should, when four stalwart warriors rushed in and seized Sutoto.
"The Wonder Island Boys: Adventures on Strange Islands" by Roger Thompson Finlay
They could see it on the water, darkening the face of the sea, crisping tiny whitecaps as it rushed along.
"A Son Of The Sun" by Jack London
Even from the mud-and-rush huts along the sea-shore came the note of brave romance.
"The Wind Bloweth" by Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne
They surrounded me, bound me with cords, and with wild yells they rushed out bearing me along.
"The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2)" by Alexandre Dumas père
There the rushing ceased as she steamed along so slowly that we didn't get to Suvla till 7 p.m.
"Gallipoli Diary, Volume 2" by Ian Hamilton
Lura avoided his rush and ran along the side of the room, Glavour in pursuit.
"Giants on the Earth" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
Soon afterward he saw Slade rush boldly along the cliff foot.
"Bloom of Cactus" by Robert Ames Bennet
At eleven o'clock there was music along the high-road, and a general rushing from camps.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
Thus they rushed along, like a fierce fiery monster, until they reached a square in the great city which was bright as with the sun at noon-day.
"The Thorogood Family" by R.M. Ballantyne
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In poetry:

The Ladye turn'd and look'd on the church,
And as she gazed on that pile,
A rushing sound like the night-blast swept
Along the ruin'd aisle—
"St. Mark's Eve - A Fragment" by Mary Anne Browne
Beautiful valley! through whose verdant meads
Unheard the Garigliano glides along;--
The Liris, nurse of rushes and of reeds,
The river taciturn of classic song.
"Monte Cassino. Terra Di Lavoro. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fourth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
'Tis Winter calls his storms the skies along,
Th' unruly storms obey his dread control,
Wind, rain, and snow, a black and blustering throng,
Rush all abroad, and thunder from the pole.
"Time: An Elegy. Written Near The Ruins Of Elgin Cathedral" by Robert Alves
"And often when roaring and rushing along
I can fancy I see
That wild melody
Resting on every spot like a throng
Of tiny spirits that sing and shake
With joy at the things that men will make.
"Bob Cruikshanks" by Alexander Anderson
"Oh! the wild wind raves and rushes along,
But thy ravings seem more wild —
She never could do so foul a wrong —
Yet I blame thee not, my child,
For the fever'd dreams on thy rest that throng!"
He frown'd though his speech was mild.
"Fauconshawe" by Adam Lindsay Gordon
But Julio saw not; he only heard
A rushing, like the passing of a bird,
And felt him heaving on the foam, that flew
Along the startled billows; and he knew
Of a strange sail, by broken oaths that fell
Beside him, on the coming of the swell.
"The Death-Wake, Or Lunacy - Chimera II" by Thomas Stoddart

In news:

Sheri Fink had a medical degree, a doctorate and a nose for news, along with a tendency to rush off to disaster zones from Kosovo to Iraq.
Train problems near Union Square caused massive shutdowns and delays during rush hour Tuesday morning along the city's busiest subway line.
Enlarge Ross William Hamilton, The Oregonian Drivers and cyclists vie for turning lanes and a safe route home during a recent rush hour along North Williams Avenue in North Portland.
RUSHVILLE — Ruth Houk , along with her children Melissa Porter and Rodney Houk , recently established a new designated scholarship endowment at the Rush County Community Foundation in memory of their late husband and father, Bill.
He is accused of flying his powered paraglider over and around I-15 during morning rush hour on May 24 and flying low through congested areas along the sides of I-15.
These quick and easy take-along breakfasts are perfect for rushed mornings.
A little bit of historical charting as the afternoon moves along focuses on Maryland quarterbacks leading the team in rushing.
We get along great, but he's in a rush to get married.
Donna Summer, the late Disco Queen, to be inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with Rush and Public Enemy.
The Shenandoah County Sheriff's Office along with RUSH Drug Task Force raided that store on Friday afternoon.
Rush hour traffic along Dauphin Street at Houston Street.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. An emu created a traffic alert in Cape Canaveral, Florida Wednesday when the bird decided to run along a busy highway during morning rush hour.
French scampered along the Falcons' sideline for a 55-yard rushing touchdown, the only first-half points for the Falcons.
Surface melt water rushes along the surface of the Greenland ice sheet through a stream channel near Ilulissat in July.
Two people escaped major injuries Monday morning in a wreck along an area of Highway 99 that’s becoming far too known for its rush-hour collisions.
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In science:

They posit that N. equitans, in its rush to get along with its host, has evolved so quickly that it only appears to have evolved very early on.
Astrophysics in 2006
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