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Usage examples for flee

  1. But Judas said, Far be it from me so to do, that I should flee from them. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  2. But it was incredible that the man who had struck down Uncle Bill Campbell should flee from any man or number of men. – Bull Hunter by Max Brand
  3. There his heart had been with them and he had made their sufferings his own; here he would flee from them to a lodge in the desert. – Jeremiah by George Adam Smith
  4. We are then in the condition of deer; when they flee from the huntsmen's feathers in fright, whither do they turn and in what do they seek refuge as safe? – A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion by Epictetus
  5. Escape was easy, for the door was before him and the Shawnee behind, but Joe did not flee! – The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley by Zane Grey
  6. The peasants rose in alarm at the rapid approach of the three excited men, and turned as though to flee into the safety of the adjoining field, but Renwick overtook them. – The Secret Witness by George Gibbs
  7. When the battle had gone on for a long while, the Moors could not stand up against the Christians, and they had to turn and flee. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  8. Khatun immediately determined to flee to save her life. – Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series by Jacob Abbott
  9. I could never flee from that trouble. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  10. " Then said Taku the Sailor: 'Why didst thou flee from the ship? – By Reef and Palm by Louis Becke
  11. And she turned to flee from the garden; but her gown- lap Gudrun caught, And cried: Thou evil woman, for thee were the Niblungs wrought, And their day of the fame past telling, that they should heed thy life? – The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs by William Morris
  12. All his troops will flee. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  13. Where did they flee to? – General Max Shorter by Kris Ottman Neville
  14. It would be absurd for them to flee.... – The Pirates of Ersatz by Murray Leinster
  15. Before she could move, whether to advance or to flee, Raymond replied: " I wanted to ask you- you know I wanted to ask you!" – Missy by Dana Gatlin
  16. But here by is one shall pay thee all thy payment, and therefore yet I counsel thee, flee. – Le Morte D'Arthur, Volume I (of II) King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table by Thomas Malory
  17. If you wish to save yourself, turn now and flee before he has heard of your coming. – Old Greek Stories by James Baldwin
  18. We 're tellt to resist him an' he'll flee frae 's. – Malcolm by George MacDonald
  19. Italian forces invaded Albania on that day, forcing Zog to flee the country, never to return. – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White
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