Usage examples for halfway

  1. " They walk out some," she said, when she was halfway to the gate, " and they set up a good deal, and Miss Thorne told me she didn't know as she'd do better, but you can't rightly say they're courtin' 'cause city ways ain't like our'n." – Lavender and Old Lace by Myrtle Reed
  2. This rotation in the space of three days has carried the spots from the edge halfway to the center of the disk, and the student should note the progress of the spots in the two later photographs, that of August 21st showing them just ready to disappear around the farther edge of the sun. – A Text-Book of Astronomy by George C. Comstock
  3. About halfway on their homeward journey they met Loring in a buckboard. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  4. I've no doubt it will be quite right, quite right," he finished, as he followed Mrs. Blaisdell to a door halfway down the narrow hall. – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  5. " If I do I'll send her to you," nodded the doctor, halfway through the door. – The Road to Understanding by Eleanor H. Porter
  6. But he is already halfway across the square. – The Truants by A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason
  7. Old Bidelot, already halfway to the door, stopped abruptly and whirled around. – The Belovéd Traitor by Frank L. Packard
  8. We were now about halfway between Hanover Court- House and the railroad bridge across the Chickahominy, and still in the Totopotomoy swamp, or that of one of its branches. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  9. Go down that street about halfway, till you see a gaslight shining on a door with number twenty- seven upon it. – The Story of Antony Grace by George Manville Fenn
  10. He was halfway down before he caught the first glimpse of the village. – The Blue Envelope by Roy J. Snell
  11. His hand sought hers and met it halfway. – Children of the Tenements by Jacob A. Riis
  12. It's halfway down to the pool. – The Peace of Roaring River by George van Schaick
  13. The Queen's bed stood halfway down the long wall at the right. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. Why, Maya, that's halfway around Mars! – Rebels of the Red Planet by Charles Louis Fontenay
  15. I had not the slightest idea that she had left The Sanctuary until Lady Cynthia told me, halfway to London this morning. – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  16. " No, I don't see why we should always tell Phyllis every interesting thing that happens to us or is going to happen," Belle was saying in such a decided tone of voice that it carried through the front door, across the porch, and halfway down the front walk. – Phyllis by Maria Thompson Daviess
  17. Now, when she called to him, he tried to run away, was halfway up the stairs before she could seize hold of him. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  18. When he reached about halfway, Glass stumbled over a stone and fell. – Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals by R. Lee