The time is near when you shall pray Jove and all the gods in your flight, that your steeds may be swifter
than hawks as they raise the dust on the plain and bear you back to your city.
Here it was joined by a river of greater magnitude and swifter
current, and their united waters swept off through the valley in one impetuous stream, which, from its rapidity and turbulence, had received the name of the Mad River.
Cloke, who had heard the news by farm-telegraphy, which is older but swifter
Images are to words like light to sound - incomparably swifter
On the other hand, there were many slower, and in the early stages of the chase these impeded their swifter
craft are seldom equipped with large buoyancy tanks, since the added bulk of them tends to reduce a vessel's speed.
It had taken several hours to force my way up to the falls against the strong current, and other hours would be required for the descent, although the pace would be much swifter
The greater numbers of the Asiatics and their swifter
heeling movements gave them the effect of persistently attacking the Germans.
They were longer, carried much larger sails, and were considerably swifter
Here he heard the occasional shots of the duelists, and choosing the safer and swifter
avenue of the forest branches to the uncertain transportation afforded by a half-broken Abyssinian pony, took to the trees.
The great creatures, notwithstanding their enormous weight, are swift on their wings; but the Wieroo are swifter
The long quiet stretches of river gave way to swifter
water, and progress was slower and more dogged.