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  • v. Present participle of hie.


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  • Followed immediately by a bringing down of the blog and hieing thee hence to a monastery for the rest of one's life to contemplate and regret one's assholery.

    The end of the innocence.

  • There was chatter and cheer and hanging out with her, Tony, and Torrey before everyone went hieing themselves off to bed in their respective soft flat places, and many hours of darkness descended over everyone.

    seanan_mcguire: Sleepy in Seattle.

  • Believers and pious fell upon them like flames of fiery sheen and naught was seen but heads flying and blood jetting and faint-hearts hieing.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Here was bestest joy ere fared my friend with the caravan hieing

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • It was evening when his carriage thundered up to the little door in Brompton, whither the affectionate fellow drove first, and before hieing to the apartments secured for him by Mr. Dobbin at the

    Vanity Fair

  • After over a week of tourists and people and seeing many cool things, we are relaxing with friends, having had a fantastic dinner, had a nightcap at the pub, and are now relaxing in the kitchen before hieing to the living room to watch Shakespeare in Love just for the hell of it.

    relaxing in Wicklow

  • Unless you just wrote that very, very badly you should both be ashamed of yourself & hieing off to a mental health clinic.

    Katha Pollitt on Feminists For Life

  • For even the soft air of this sheltered nook had not been mild enough for a congenital throat-weakness; and the young man was hieing him to the Cape, where he proposed to settle.

    The Way Home

  • Ten glorious days they had been married, hieing off to one of the quaint chapels in Paris and speaking their vows in front of the people who meant the most to them.

    The Pleasure Seekers

  • With a startled yell and a frightful oath the Sheriff threw his rifle to his shoulder, but the little girl sprang up and caught the barrel with both hands, shaking it fiercely up and down and hieing Jack on with shriek after shriek.

    Southern Prose and Poetry for Schools


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