Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. swift,; akin to swāpan, to sweep, swipu, a whip; cf. swīfan, to move quickly, to revolve. See Swoop (v. i.), and cf. Swivel Squib
Men and women went swiftly through them, swift and direct as weavers' shuttles.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
Swift, Stodger wanted to know what to do with 'em: for pity's sake, tell him to kill 'em!
"The Paternoster Ruby" by Charles Edmonds Walk
Night came down swiftly.
"Frank Merriwell's Cruise" by Burt L. Standish
So swift was her motion that he had let her go before he knew it.
"Nicanor - Teller of Tales" by C. Bryson Taylor
At first they rode in silence, swiftly, leaving behind them mile after mile of dusty trail.
"Oh, You Tex!" by William Macleod Raine
And quickly it came to the swift ships of the Greeks, and went unto Agamemnon, the son of Atreus.
"The Iliad of Homer (1873)" by Homer
But Sir Kay laughed them aside, and having swiftly put on his armour, he took his spear and shield and rode after Beaumains.
"King Arthur's Knights" by Henry Gilbert
A torrent, 15 metres wide, flowing swiftly W.S.W.
"Across Unknown South America" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Then came the deputy sheriffs, with horses, and arrangements for conveying the prisoner to the jail were swiftly completed.
"Frank Merriwell's Bravery" by Burt L. Standish
Swiftly he turned, and found his wife behind him, but only for a moment she stayed.
"A Book of Myths" by Jean Lang
Alone for you Autumn
Has not come,
So why do you colour
So swiftly, then fade?
"Alone for you Autumn" by Ki no Tsurayuki
So swift the hours are moving
Unto the time unproved:
Farewell my love unloving,
Farewell my love beloved!
"Earth The Healer, Earth The Keeper" by William Morris
Swift in vision rose and fled
All he might have had;
Weary tossed his restless head,
And his heart grew sad.
"The Sangreal" by George MacDonald
In swift devouring ecstasy
Each toil in turn was done;
I had done lying on the lawn
Three minutes after one.
"On the Disastrous Spread of Aestheticism in all Classes" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
And again I looked behind,
As I rode,--
Dark as night and swift as wind,
Towering, he rode behind,
As I rode.
"The Headless Horseman" by Madison Julius Cawein
They galloped swiftly toward him.
The banner floated wide;
It sank; he sank beside it
Upon his sword, and died.
"The Lost Battle" by Rose Hawthorne Lathrop
After two minutes of learning their walking patterns, he makes his move, swiftly sneaking into a vacant room with a security terminal.
Of Swift River Family Medicine and Rumford Hospital was recently elected president of the Maine Medical Association, of which he has been a member since 1993.
Reaction to Roberts swift, disparate .
You'd expect that swift budget cuts and fundamental change would follow.
It has become clear what we must do to get the Hartford Police Department to marshal its resources and move swiftly and effectively against drug dealers, robbers and homicidal punks.
Here's a new show that has a lot going for it, including a wonderful performance by star Lindsay Mendez and swift staging by Joe Mantello ("Wicked," "Other Desert Cities").
Taylor Swift performed in New York City during the media blitz when her best-selling 'Red' landed.
Taylor Swift has it bad for her new boy toy, Conor Kennedy.
The New York Post reports that Swift missed Kennedy so much after leaving Hyannis Port, Mass.
Rodney McAree has said he walked away from Dungannon Swifts because he was no longer getting any satisfaction from the job.
Sunrise, sunset Swiftly fly the years.
But that's just what Taylor Swift did when she was in need of a makeup fix a few years ago.
Taylor Swift, "Today Was a Fairytale ".
Today I'm thinking about Taylor Swift's unbelievable imagination.
Jim Swift learns he may be related to the legendary Davy Crockett as members of the Austin Genealogical Society revealed the results of an investigation into Swift's father's family line .
Part (ii) and the ﬁrst part of (i) are swift consequences of Lemma 12, (i).
Counting sets with small sumset, and the clique number of random Cayley graphs
The results of simulations show that Swift will be able to detect about 300 bursts a year and locate about 150.
Swift's Ability to Detect Gamma-Ray Bursts
To test the ﬂight software and the estimate the performance of Swift, we run a “1000 burst” simulation.
Swift's Ability to Detect Gamma-Ray Bursts
Future observations (e.g., Swift) will provide a larger and less biased sample for us to make a robust conclusion by using the procedure proposed in this paper.
Testing Gamma-Ray Burst Jet Structure with the Distribution of Gamma-Ray Energy Release
V to 8000 keV which covers both the Swift and BATSE bands.
Spectral lags caused by the Doppler effect of fireballs