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Noah Claypole ran along the streets at his swiftest pace, and paused not once for breath, until he reached the workhouse-gate.
Let them draw the sharpest knife, and whirl the swiftest tomahawk, for their bitterest enemy is in their hands.
He himself, on the swiftest of all trains, will not arrive in Chicago for eighteen hours; but the flying words can make the journey, and RETURN, while his train is waiting for the signal to start.
The girl was paler than usual; her eyes were dark, the colour seemed to have faded from round about them, and her swiftest glance was as intent as a stare.
She held steadily on her course, and even a falcon, swiftest of all birds, could not have kept pace with her.
I have four harriers which are considered the swiftest in the county, and a pack of hounds which are unequalled for twenty leagues around.
The court conducted the swiftest trial in Pakistan's judicial history at Kot Lakhpat Jail and concluded proceedings within four days.
We also pray for the swiftest recovery of all those injured,' it said.
Yet Defra's own evidence shows that charging clean air zones would be the swiftest way to tackle illegal levels of pollution.
This has been one of the swiftest hearings in the history of the international court of Justice since it was established in June 1945.
According to a Foreign Office statement issued here Saturday, the government and people of Pakistan conveyed their profound sympathies and condolences over the loss of precious lives and pray for the swiftest recovery of those injured.
At the southern end of the square, outside a Calvinist church, stares a bust of Admiral Miklos Horthy, the authoritarian regent under whose reign Hungary passed the first anti-Semitic law of 20th-century Europe in 1920, allied with the Axis powers, and deported some half-million Jews to Auschwitz in the largest and swiftest mass transfer of the Final Solution.