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To make haste

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To make haste to hasten.
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Quotations

  • Rambler
    Rambler
    “A wise man will make haste to forgive, because he knows the full value of time and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.”

Usage

In literature:

No, none that thou hast wit enough to make.
"The Merchant of Venice [liberally edited by Charles Kean]" by William Shakespeare
Though it was necessary to make haste, there was still time for a compatriot of D'Artagnan.
"Murder in Any Degree" by Owen Johnson
I told Colonel Mills he had better send the scout back to General Reynolds and make all haste to charge the village.
"An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody)" by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
The Sultana said it was late; they would have to make haste.
"Cobwebs From an Empty Skull" by Ambrose Bierce (AKA: Dod Grile)
They hurry Jesus along and make all haste back to Pilate.
"Quiet Talks about Jesus" by S. D. Gordon
If we make haste, we shall pass by them presently, and I am dying to show you my hat.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 3" by Various
She answered, if they did not make haste their friend would be dead before they could bring him to one.
"Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences" by Arthur L. Hayward
If we don't make haste and have our tea, we shall never get back to Ravensnest to-night.
"Milly and Olly" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
I wish you happiness, and beg you to make haste and forget.
"The Lady With The Dog and Other Stories" by Anton Chekhov
Therefore make haste and get thee home, that thou mayest be at hand to defend thy rights.
"Stories from the Odyssey" by H. L. Havell
She said to herself in a vague haste that now she would make amends.
"Lady Rose's Daughter" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
Come, take this letter, as I said, and make haste to carry it.
"The Mississippi Bubble" by Emerson Hough
Then he made haste to make amends if one was hurt by what he had said in haste.
"King Alfred's Viking" by Charles W. Whistler
Would you be frightened if I were to leave you, Assunta, and make greater haste?
"The Red Redmaynes" by Eden Phillpotts
Keep a good heart, and make haste from there, and come back to me with all the speed you can.
"More English Fairy Tales" by Various
Let us make haste back to Tardif's, Olivia.
"The Doctor's Dilemma" by Hesba Stretton
The accusations were sufficient to make Nevers resign all his offices in his kinsman's court and retire, post-haste, to France.
"Charles the Bold" by Ruth Putnam
If thou knowest my heart, if thou hast any faith in me, then make over to me, as a pledge, Bhima and Arjuna without loss of time!
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1"
Therefore, I ask you to make haste in first preferring your suit to these rulers of men.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
And we had need to make haste.
"A Woman Named Smith" by Marie Conway Oemler
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In poetry:

Tell me, Lydia, tell me why,
By the gods that dwell above,
Sybaris makes haste to die
Through your cruel, fatal love.
"To Lydia" by Eugene Field
O Elfie, make no haste to lose
Thy ignorance of offence!
Thou hast the best gift I could choose,
A heavenly confidence.
"Little Elfie" by George MacDonald
Teach us to know Thee as Thou art; —
To give. as Thou hast given!
Oh, show us how the loving heart
May make this world a heaven!
"The Seeker" by Lucy Larcom
Arise, arise, use no delay,
Make haste, and quit thy sins to-day,
Fate hovers o'er thee now, amend,
Ere it does, on thy head, descend.
"Another On The Same Occasion" by Rees Prichard
God of the morning! at whose voice
The cheerful sun makes haste to rise,
And like a giant doth rejoice
To run his journey through the skies.
"Hymn 79" by Isaac Watts
My God, thy long delay to save
Will sink thy pris'ner to the grave;
My heart grows faint, and dim mine eye;
Make haste to help before I die.
"Psalm 143" by Isaac Watts

In news:

JERILDERIE, Australia (AP) — If Australian forklift operator Mike Hastings is, as genealogists contend, the rightful heir to the British throne, then he really needs to brush up on his tea-making skills.
Through case studies from Hastings College and Central Michigan University, find out how campuses are using the Making Achievement Possible Works (MAP-Works) on-line assessment system to contribute to first-year student success.
It notes the Latin root vitium means "fault, vice," and defines it first as "to make faulty or defective" with a quotation from William Styron: "The comic impact is vitiated by obvious haste".
Chef Chester Hastings, author of "The Cheesemonger's Kitchen" (Chronicle Books, $35), compares the satisfaction of cracker making to that of its flour-based cousin.
In less than three weeks, Santa will be zipping around the world delivering presents to all the little girls and boys, but Saturday found time to make an early stop in Hastings.
In the latter event, make haste to Circle Theatre for See How They Run.
O Lord make haste to help me.
PALO PINTO – Haste did not make waste for Palo Pinto County Commissioners Tuesday as the court quickly approved accepting block grant funds to get some Palo Pinto residences tapped into the sewer system .
Haste makes waste comes to mind when people make decisions without a lot of information.
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