Usage examples for outrun

  1. For a while all went well with me, and having a good start I began to hope that I should outrun these beasts, as I had the shepherd's dog and the retriever. – The Mahatma and the Hare by H. Rider Haggard
  2. There's only one animal on th' Kiowa range that can outrun that Vermejo horse. – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  3. Could a mere girl outrun such fine fellows as they? – Old Greek Stories by James Baldwin
  4. " Well," exclaimed Mr. Rabbit, " if Mr. Billy- Goat began to dance he would be likely to dance until he got tired, and then it would be an easy matter for Mr. Wolf to outrun him." – Little Mr. Thimblefinger and His Queer Country by Joel Chandler Harris
  5. And that it had the power to outrun most anything was indicated by the two extra pairs of legs sticking out from the bottom. – Rastignac the Devil by Philip José Farmer
  6. I saw that he was a child in business, and was dead certain to outrun his expenses and be in too great a hurry to wait for his market. – Heartbreak House by George Bernard Shaw
  7. " The fellow thinks he can outrun me on a long pull, as he happened to do so for a short distance once on a time," he thought. – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  8. Believing you good and amiable, as you seemed, I was fascinated, and allowed my feelings to outrun my judgment, and yet I can hardly say that such was the case, for I thought you all a woman should be. – A Book For The Young by Sarah French
  9. " He will be asked to outrun me," he thundered. – Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens
  10. The wolf can easily outrun the heavy dogs, but when it comes to real speed he isn't in it with a greyhound. – The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  11. The other maiden made haste to outrun the first. – Good Stories For Great Holidays Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the Children's Own Reading by Frances Jenkins Olcott
  12. I congratulate you, my dear brother, but I confess that among us all I am the least surprised, for my presentiments about you outrun all this, and I hope soon to see them realized. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  13. The guns bounded along as though they would outrun the horses, and with rush, roar, and rattle they approached the front of the battalion. – Detailed Minutiae of Soldier life in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865 by Carlton McCarthy
  14. Where a mouse or a mole can go it can go also, and if outrun in the field, it follows the scent of its game like a hound, and is as relentless as fate in its pursuit. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  15. But in the current fiscal year and the next, rising expenditures for defense will substantially outrun receipts. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various