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Usage examples for hasty

  1. He did it, but in a terrible, hasty way. – The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay by Maurice Hewlett
  2. I'm over hot and hasty, that I am. – Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot
  3. That's the beginning and the end of the matter, but perhaps for her sake I should not be hasty. – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  4. Dear Rachel, I am so afraid I was hasty, I could not sleep without coming to tell you how sorry I am. – The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge
  5. Vera's question, and Dorothy's hasty reply reached Patricia's ears. – Dorothy Dainty at Glenmore by Amy Brooks
  6. " Blue Bonnet was hasty," said Mrs. Clyde, " and I'm sure she'll be ready to apologize as soon as she has thought it over." – Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party by C. E. Jacobs Edyth Ellerbeck Read
  7. " Oh, yes, you will, Patty; but don't be hasty, dear child. – Patty's Social Season by Carolyn Wells
  8. Not so much as a chair was left, although its owners had certainly not taken any furniture away with them in their hasty escape by night, with Ned and Zuroaga. – Ahead of the Army by W. O. Stoddard
  9. Fairy prepared a hasty supper, and arranged it on the kitchen table. – Prudence of the Parsonage by Ethel Hueston
  10. Perhaps General Pasquale may have been too hasty. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
  11. " No, sir," said the Captain, " he did not- I am sorry for it- I think Jack must be in the wrong, for he said he had been too hasty, and yet he wouldn't ask me to come to you and make it up. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  12. And Eve glanced around, and saw that no one was looking, and presently with a hasty movement she seized the fruit and ate of it. – The Moral Instruction of Children by Felix Adler
  13. With her hasty response Jewel promptly jumped into the bed, from which the white spread had been removed. – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  14. " No, I must get back," he said decidedly, without again looking at Ruth; and with a hasty good- evening he went out into the dark. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  15. The violence I did to my proud and hasty nature was so great, that I could hold out no longer. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  16. My husband was very hasty, so he took fire at these words. – The Autobiography of Madame Guyon by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
  17. Was it because of Rachel Hyde's hasty departure? – Irene Iddesleigh by Amanda McKittrick Ros
  18. If the Governor needs assistance you will give it, but do nothing hasty. – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
  19. But, Tom, why were you so hasty in the matter? – The Mystery of Monastery Farm by H. R. Naylor
  20. It seems to me ye're might hasty in jumpin' t' conclusions. – Victorian Short Stories by Various
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