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Levin rose to his feet, took off his overcoat, and scurrying over the rough ice round the hut, came out on the smooth ice and skated without effort, as it were, by simple exercise of will, increasing and slackening speed and turning his course.
The shoes he had flung off were scurrying from end to end of the cabin, gambolling playfully over each other like puppies.
SCURRYING abounded on the run up to the opening night for the new EastZEast Indian restaurant on King's Dock last week.
Summary: A rat has been spotted scurrying across the steps of number 10 Downing Street for the second time during a TV news report.
The inside of the cocoon is a soft and enticing tunnel into which adults and children alike can burrow and enjoy a tranquil refuge from the scurrying cares of the world.
Fisher knew that in each of these unique habitats, different types of ants would be scurrying by the thousands in the soil and trees.
It stands on its own, but will send readers scurrying for the first two, A Sorcerer's Treason and Usurper's Crown.
The final movement, "Dress Me for the Festival," utilizes changing meters and scurrying eighth-notes to create a carnival atmosphere full of varied activities, sunny and colorful.
Scurrying across the street, the injured mall attempted to hot-wire a motorcycle, but the bike's owners chased him away (having heard the earlier gunfire, they were also armed and on the way to assist Lisle).
Designed to offer a liberating sense of space and freedom, the terminal's strength becomes its weakness when deprived of its lifeblood--the myriad passengers who should be scurrying to and fro, forming the background hubbub and endless shuffle of any truly international airport.
Bassist Glen Burtnik looked and acted like Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers - jumping around and continually scurrying off stage into the audience - which served to give Styx's performance a campy feel.
Employee trauma, lingering health concerns and a seriously hobbled transportation system sent companies scurrying or trying to scurry from the area.