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But though the Sheriff of Nottingham went fast, he could not outstrip a clothyard arrow.
The Sheep, fearing some fraud was intended, excused herself, saying, "The Wolf is accustomed to seize what he wants and to run off; and you, too, can quickly outstrip me in your rapid flight.
He is in hiding somewhere, for he knew well, black paynim as he is, that our horses' four legs could outstrip his two.
It seemed as if each beast strove to outstrip his neighbour, in gaining this desired cover; and as thousands in the rear pressed blindly on those in front, there was the appearance of an imminent risk that the leaders of the herd would be precipitated on the concealed party, in which case the destruction of every one of them was certain.
Does it not invoke, from the enlightened solicitude of the ministers of Public Instruction, the creation of chairs of anthropology,--a science in which Germany outstrips us?
For prayers are as daughters to great Jove; halt, wrinkled, with eyes askance, they follow in the footsteps of sin, who, being fierce and fleet of foot, leaves them far behind him, and ever baneful to mankind outstrips them even to the ends of the world; but nevertheless the prayers come hobbling and healing after.
Dubai: Godolphin trainer Charlie Appleby is hoping the ground at Newmarket will be quick enough for Outstrip in Saturday's Quipco 2,000 Guineas, the first Classic of the British season.
At Newmarket, OUTSTRIP looks solid in the Dewhurst on the back of a win at the big Doncaster meeting.
Berkshire's absence takes some of the shine off the At The Races Champagne Stakes but Outstrip can take full advantage to give Godolphin and Appleby a big-race double.
The Global Footprint Network said that in 1961 humanity only used around two-thirds of the available natural resources on Earth, but by the 1970s increased carbon emissions and consumption began to outstrip what the planet could provide.
Saturday's best-read newspaper - The Daily Record continues to outstrip the readership of the Sun every Saturday in Scotland.
FAMILIES are pounds 10 a week worse off than they were a year ago as increases to the cost of living continue to outstrip pay rises, research indicated today.