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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of hasten.


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  • The man had looked the threat, and Martin hastened to cry: — No, no; I've got it.

    Chapter 31

  • When the stone struck him, he cried out with a great cry and shrieked out a terrible shriek, whereupon I hastened from the spot; but these two young men hurried after me and laid hands on me and before thee carried me.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Almira hastened from the room to get the tea, trying to calm, in her own mind, dire thoughts and a tumult of anger against the town that was making her sister's way so difficult.

    Prudence Crandall, Woman of Courage

  • Prudence dressed quickly and with Almira hurried to the girls 'rooms while Calvin hastened down the stairs to the scene of destruction.

    Prudence Crandall, Woman of Courage

  • She did so with a very bad grace, and without saying a word hastened to join her companions in the schoolroom.

    Ruth Arnold or, the Country Cousin

  • But it's nothing, little bird, Sam Arkin hastened to assure her.

    Hungry Hearts

  • The man had looked the threat, and Martin hastened to cry: -

    Chapter 31

  • Then she hastened from the room, but with very unsteady steps.

    The Filigree Ball

  • Many neighbors remained, but Mr. Peterkin hastened into the house to attend to Mrs. Peterkin.

    The Peterkin Papers

  • Mrs. Peterkin hastened forward to shake hands with the lady from Philadelphia, saying: –

    The Peterkin Papers


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