Usage examples for tearing

  1. He waved his whip and kept her off, and the race- horse kept tearing along. – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  2. The horses were now tearing along at a furious gallop. – Jack Archer by G. A. Henty
  3. The force of the fall had shaken Moran somewhat, and the cattleman, by calling on the whole of his strength, succeeded in tearing his arms free. – Hidden Gold by Wilder Anthony
  4. He turned the head of his mustang in that direction and rode at the same tearing speed as before. – Through Apache Lands by R. H. Jayne
  5. Halfway around the circle he found steps and went tearing down them. – The Legion of Lazarus by Edmond Hamilton
  6. As they stood about him, a huge giant of a man came tearing his way through the crowd, pushing men to right and left. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  7. The horrid creature was tearing its soft body, and would hardly stop eating when the children attacked him. – Our Young Folks at Home and Abroad by Various
  8. The governor's been tearing his hair about you!" – With Haig on the Somme by D. H. Parry
  9. She's a tearing little beauty! – The Silent Places by Steward Edward White
  10. Tearing it open he read the message. – The Lash by Olin L. Lyman
  11. Her voice failed from very fury, and tearing the letter in pieces, she flung them on the ground at my feet. – A Rogue by Compulsion by Victor Bridges
  12. Jimmie Dale was walking on down the street, his fingers picking and tearing the sheets of paper in his hand into minute fragments. – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard
  13. And tearing herself from Leslie's grasp, Phyllis ran back into the dark bungalow. – The Dragon's Secret by Augusta Huiell Seaman
  14. The cat struck with her teeth, tearing the cloth convulsively. – The White Peacock by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
  15. It 's cutting my hand off, tearing my heart out; but I will. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  16. But meanwhile a dozen of the reception committee had come tearing down the railroad track from the park and were shouting upon them to stop. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  17. The only way they'll ever get hold of it is by tearing the building down. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White
  18. The passengers in the machine grew dizzy, and some were forced to close their eyes to protect them from the rushing, tearing wind. – Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball by J. W. Duffield