Which preposition to use with pursuing

in Occurrences 192%

You will find in this book," he added, presenting me with a small volume, bound in green parchment, and fastened with silver clasps, "a minute detail of the apparatus to be provided, and the directions to be pursued in making this wonderful voyage.

with Occurrences 162%

"You have heard my story," Gifford pursued with steady decisiveness, "and have, I presume, accepted it.

for Occurrences 49%

If the coaches had started, Smith's carts would pursue for many miles, till they caught up the coaches at one of their stopping places.

to Occurrences 35%

The routed army was pursued to Tadcaster with great bloodshed and confusion, and above thirty-six thousand men are computed to have fallen in the battle and pursuit.

on Occurrences 34%

Soft little coloured balls seemed right material for a baby's tender hand, and it was clear that when the child could crawl about he was ready for something which he could roll on the floor and pursue on all fours.

as Occurrences 23%

They only waited the fitting opportunity to be as actively pursued as ever.

at Occurrences 22%

It was beyond hope, however, whatever preparations were made, that we should be able to pursue at a speed approaching that which the river made possible in Mesopotamia.

under Occurrences 19%

There is only one safe course for me to pursue under these conditions; let them decide by vote what should be done.

after Occurrences 17%

"Your bodies are mortal and subject to fate; but they receive a sort of immortality by the remembrance of what actions they have done; and I would have you so in love with this immortality that you may pursue after glory, and that when you have undergone the greatest difficulties you may not scruple for such things to lose your lives.

of Occurrences 13%

I lost my man, pursuing of my son; My son escap'd me too: now, all alone, I am enforc'd to wander up and down.

without Occurrences 12%

This policy could not be pursued without friction, and the principal friction at the beginning was with ourselves.

through Occurrences 11%

His object was sovereign power and authority, which he pursued through innumerable dangers, and by prodigious efforts he gained it at last.

from Occurrences 11%

May we not hope, that they will soon be driven from their posts; that they will be forced to retreat to a more defensible station, and admit the armies of their enemies into their dominions; and that they will be pursued from fortress to fortress, and from one intrenchment to another, till they shall be reduced to petition for peace, and purchase it by the alienation of part of their territories.

toward Occurrences 11%

[Footnote 1: If the professors of philosophy should chance to think that I am here hinting at them and the tactics they have for more than thirty years pursued toward my works, they have hit the nail upon the head.]

against Occurrences 10%

These orders were chiefly concerning the reiterated subject of the persecution to be inflexibly pursued against the religious reformers.

during Occurrences 8%

It was pursued during his journey to Vienna, in Austria, Bohemia, and Moravia; when he killed 5 bears, 1,820 boars, 1,950 deer, 1,145 does, 1,625 roebucks, 11,121 rabbits, 13 wolves, 17 badgers, 16,354 hares, and 354 foxes.

towards Occurrences 8%

But, not being at all satisfied with the course that had been pursued towards me, I repeated to Mr. Moore my uneasiness at the terms on which I stood under the second agreement, and renewed my request to him that he would either cancel it, or execute its provisions by the immediate redemption of the work, in order that I might exactly know what my rights in the property were.

into Occurrences 6%

Lord GAGE spoke to this effect:Sir, it is well known that by the laws of this nation, poverty is, in some degree, considered as a crime, and that the debtor has only this advantage over the felon, that he cannot be pursued into his dwelling, nor be forced from the shelter of his own house.

of Occurrences 4%

From the pursuing of the hateful priest And bootless search of Ely are we come.

like Occurrences 4%

He, as I guess, Had gazed on Nature's naked loveliness 5 Actaeon-like; and now he fled astray With feeble steps o'er the world's wilderness, And his own thoughts along that rugged way Pursued like raging hounds their father and their prey.

over Occurrences 3%

It was not remembered, my lords, that the greatest part of our trade was carried on in sight of the Spanish coasts, and that our merchants must be consequently exposed to incessant molestation from light vessels, which our ships of war could not pursue over rocks and shallows.

by Occurrences 3%

It is the chief view of their governours to continue absolute, and therefore their constant endeavour to keep great numbers in dependence; it ought to be our care to hinder the increase of the influence of the court, and to obstruct all measures that may extend the authority of the ministry, and therefore those measures are to be pursued by which independence and liberty will be most supported.

before Occurrences 2%

Dr. Swift and Mrs. Johnson continued the same oeconomy of life after marriage, which they had pursued before it.

beyond Occurrences 1%

After crossing the Saline they made no effort to conceal their trail, thinking they would not be pursued beyond that pointconsequently we were able to make excellent time.

around Occurrences 1%

It is, however, recorded that the enemy dispersed, after being valiantly pursued around the house, out of the front gate (where one stuck, and got through with the greatest difficulty), and for a quarter of a mile down the street.

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