1 As he thundered out this he made a rush at Bildad, but with a marvellous oblique, sliding celerity, Bildad for that time eluded him.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 16. The Ship.
2 The phantoms, for so they then seemed, were flitting on the other side of the deck, and, with a noiseless celerity, were casting loose the tackles and bands of the boat which swung there.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
3 They slid down behind it with remarkable celerity, and from this position they began briskly to slice up the blue men.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen CraneGet Context In Chapter 22
4 I dare say you believed it; but I am by no means convinced that you would be gone with such celerity.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane AustenGet Context In Chapter 10
5 The name of Ivanhoe was no sooner pronounced than it flew from mouth to mouth, with all the celerity with which eagerness could convey and curiosity receive it.
6 Van Helsing returned with extraordinary celerity, bearing with him a surgical case.
7 The material met with the customer's approval, a price was agreed upon, and with incredible celerity the vendor made up the purchase into a brown-paper parcel, and stowed it away in Chichikov's koliaska.
Dead Souls By Nikolai GogolGet Context In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
8 D'Artagnan was therefore served with miraculous celerity.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasGet Context In 25 PORTHOS