Usage examples for pursuit

  1. That they are neither afraid nor ashamed to own what was the one subject of their souls' pursuit- the truth. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  2. He was in pursuit of that which would help him as a poet. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas
  3. During this pursuit the man kept in the shadow of some trees, and Nick had no opportunity to see him clearly. – The Crime of the French Café and Other Stories by Nicholas Carter
  4. The woman- hunter had met with rare game in his pursuit of the fairest, and while he continued his conversation with Cleopatra her father sometimes joined in, and his deep laughter was often heard. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  5. Finding his pursuit was vain, our hero returned, when an attack was commenced upon another individual. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  6. The two other caravels came in pursuit. – My Shipmate--Columbus by Stephen Wilder
  7. The pursuit of pleasure was not so keen. – Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland by Joseph Tatlow
  8. Many a time Salam, in pursuit of birds, has passed within a few- yards of the father of the red legs or his children, but it has never occurred to him to do them harm. – Morocco by S.L. Bensusan
  9. There was no way to tell where the pursuit would lead. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
  10. Gertrude and Fanny were some distance behind, and nearly out of breath with a pursuit in which the others had gained so great advantage. – The Lamplighter by Maria S. Cummins
  11. It seemed as if they were in pursuit of the horsemen. – In the Wilds of Africa by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. An' do I object to th' pursuit iv lithrachoor? – Observations by Mr. Dooley by Finley Peter Dunne
  13. Torn at from two sides, the priests broke and fled in all directions, the cave- men in hot pursuit. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  14. He had the startled look of a man who fears pursuit. – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  15. One of the Indians was killed in the pursuit. – Dr. John McLoughlin, the Father of Oregon by Frederick Van Voorhies Holman
  16. We did; and pursuit would he useless. – A Heart-Song of To-day by Annie Gregg Savigny
  17. That's the game, Leslie- the pursuit of happiness." – The After House by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  18. Behind him a fierce roar indicated that the lion was in pursuit. – Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends by Gertrude Landa
  19. Duppo started off in pursuit. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston