Usage examples for hurl

  1. Did he see the Malay get up and hurl a torch out of the open door, and then come back and lie down? – Middy and Ensign by G. Manville Fenn
  2. I never have understood why an intoxicated man feels the climax of insult is to hurl at you your name. – The Spy by Richard Harding Davis
  3. Instantly the Boer position was galvanised into activity, figures showed everywhere, shots rang out, men shouted, horses stampeded, and the confusion which reigned supreme gave to our men one vital moment in which to hurl themselves across the intervening space. – The Siege of Mafeking (1900) by J. Angus Hamilton
  4. It would hurl itself straight upon those stubborn guns. – The Way of the Gods by John Luther Long
  5. Was the woman to be hurled- to hurl herself into misery for the fault of the girl? – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  6. If I hurl too much wisdom at you you won't remember any of it. – Left Tackle Thayer by Ralph Henry Barbour
  7. On seeing the cause of her alarm, both men crawled to Clayton's rescue, and between the three of them were able to subdue Wilson and hurl him to the bottom of the boat. – The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  8. Let me live in a house by the side of the road, Where the race of men go by- The men who are good and the men who are bad, As good and as bad as I. I would not sit in the scorner's seat, Or hurl the cynic's ban- Let me live in a house by the side of the road, And be a friend to man. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  9. No wonder they wanted a strong Police camp in the neighbourhood, he thought, if this sort of thing was going on all over Kafirland; and it struck him uneasily what a mouthful their own particular camp might prove if these and a few more were to hurl themselves upon it while in that state of frenzy. – Harley Greenoak's Charge by Bertram Mitford
  10. Then, with a mad, awkward movement, I snatched at the ring, intending to hurl it out of the Pentacle. – Carnacki, The Ghost Finder by William Hope Hodgson
  11. If I hurl the broken bond of my promised faith in his face? – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  12. For never indeed was he apart from the enemy, but he turned himself about among them: nor did he hold his spear without motion, but continually moving, it was whirled about; and he prepared within his mind, either to hurl it at some one afar off, or to rush upon some one close at hand. – The Iliad of Homer (1873) by Homer
  13. " This your Highness: Were it not that the spirits of Truth and Right compel me for their own reasons, should I, who have blood that can be shed or bones that can be broken, dare to hurl hard words at him who will be Pharaoh? – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  14. With the overpowering capacity for self- surrender which he spent on everything, he could combine the sensual alone or the spiritual alone completely with his life, but lacking will, he was unable to put an end to the constant rotation, which now dragged him in penitence from his passions only to hurl him back again into their hated hands. – Paul Verlaine by Stefan Zweig
  15. I hurl it from me. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  16. We have a long march before us, and must save our breath, and devote our whole attention to the route; for it will lead us over the narrow paths of the chamois- hunters, and a single false step may hurl us into an abyss. – Andreas Hofer by Lousia Muhlbach
  17. Then you double up the paper in the way that will cause all possible difficulty in undoubling and hurl it with what force you have against the front door. – Lifted Masks Stories by Susan Glaspell
  18. It would have been good to be able to hurl something among them. – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  19. While vividly painting the scene in her own mind, helped as she was by the sounds, the old housekeeper seemed to see her master hurl the portion of a broken chair which remained in his hands into the corner of the room, where it rattled upon the floor. – The Man with a Shadow by George Manville Fenn
  20. That the edge was near was a knowledge equally shared, as each man wrestled in desperate violence to overcome his antagonist and hurl him down to the sea. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels