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  • v. Present participle of hale.


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  • Dave Harney proposed whiskey, and was for haling them away at once; but one delayed long enough to shake stiff hands with Jacob Welse.


  • Strange it may be, but for Jordi Savall the haling comes quite naturally.

    In praise of … Jordi Savall | Editorial

  • Carquinez was ever a demon for haling one's soul out and making rags and tatters of it.


  • The army has historically been the seat of power in Egypt, with all Egyptian leaders for the past 60 years haling from its ranks.

    Egypt's Regime on the Brink

  • Though she claims language itself calls things into being: “all these burn/ in language so directly,” she shuts the sophist up that rhyming boy so we hear the reddened earth speak... by “ex/ haling so beautifully mimesis.”

    Erin Moure reads Lisa Robertson

  • For this thy mockery be sure Dionysus will exact a recompense of thee-even the god whose existence thou deniest; for thou art injuring him by haling me to prison.

    The Bacchantes

  • Thou, Menelaus! what quarrel hast thou with this man, why art thou haling him hence?

    Iphigenia at Aulis

  • He came up to them and, haling away the merchant from among them, cried to him, “Arise that I may slay thee, as thou slewest my son, the life stuff of my liver.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Wazir and gripped hold of his beard (which was long273) and, after gripping it, he twisted his hand in it and haling him off the couch, threw him on the floor.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • A certain simpleton was once walking along, haling his ass after him by the halter, when a pair of sharpers saw him and one said to his fellow, “I will take that ass from yonder wight.”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night


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