GNU Webster's 1913
- v. to arrive at one's dwelling, goal, or aim.
“Page 105 his wound has just healed and left his hand a little stiff, he has had the neumonia since he came home, said he would have called to see us when he went on, but was so anxious to get home that he could not stop.”
“I hope, however, to get home within this fortnight, and about the end of October to my hyemation in Dover Street.”
“I don't know," she replied, "but we've been told we are nearer the Land of Oz than to Kansas, and if that's so, the quickest way for me to get home is to find Ozma.”
“Panaetius died in Tarsus halfway through February, which left Publius Rutilius Rufus little time to get home before the start of the campaigning season; originally he had planned to make the bulk of his journey overland, but urgency compelled him now to take his chances upon the sea.”
“The easiest way to get home now would be straight down the mountain to Grotta del Monte – he pointed out the brown-tiled roofs of a village far below them – there they could find donkeys or an ox-cart to take them back.”
“If she had not done this I would have joined up with another unit and fought the Germans all the way to Thermopylae, but suddenly I knew that I had to get home even though I didn't know the way.”
“Here’s the scene: I was waiting for my best friend, Kristin Rehberg, to get home from work.”
“Much to my regret I could not find any way to get home short of walking in & back & the mud is too deep for that much effort, for my friends consider me constitutionally averse to much exertion, so I have patiently endured my fate -- tired one night on my diminished no: of blankets & eaten a cold dinner today off the nice biscuits, butter &c that you sent me, after a good breakfast on ditto with buttermilk -- Mr. Robinson & Billy started yesterday morning with the horses & I let William go to [unclear: May] last night -- Mr Reed & Maj.”
“Lucy was very anxious to get home and was greatly relieved this morning when a negro boy brought a note from Adjutant McGuire saying that he was going to Trenton and would take Miss Lucy if she wished; she did wish, and said "Is it not kind in him to bring me out and take me in again.”
“I have to get home pretty soon or my kids and their grandma, better known as the Wicked Witch of the North, will be stuck outside waiting for me.”
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