close upon his heels

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  • I was close upon his heels and gave him a hand. Cited from Eben Holden, by Irving Bacheller
  • He was the first outside, but Sam and Tom were close upon his heels. Cited from The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle, by Edward Stratemeyer
  • Tom quickened his pace, and his financial manager followed close upon his heels. Cited from Tom Swift And His Electric Locomotive, by Appleton
  • And he led him up the steps, the throng pressing close upon his heels. Cited from By Advice of Counsel, by Arthur Train
  • For ever close upon his heels came following forms and voices with the whirling snow-dust. Cited from Four Weird Tales, by Algernon Blackwood
  • Jack and Frank followed close upon his heels. Cited from The Boy Allies Under the Sea, by Robert L. Drake
  • He seized the staff which the Hermit had dropped, and followed close upon his heels. Cited from John of the Woods, by Abbie Farwell Brown
  • Smith it was who moved first, then I followed, and close upon his heels burst into the disordered sitting-room. Cited from The Hand Of Fu-Manchu, by Sax Rohmer
  • He was playing a fife, and the drummer was close upon his heels. Cited from Leaves from a Field Note-Book, by J. H. Morgan
  • Close upon his heels came his children with tear-streaked faces. Cited from Old Indian Legends, by Zitkala-Sa
  • Then, with Harry close upon his heels, he rushed to the door, jerking it open. Cited from Young Engineers in Arizona, H. Irving Hancock
  • Tom was the first to crawl forth, and Beverly followed close upon his heels. Cited from Air Service Boys Over the Atlantic, by Charles Amory Beach
  • With a rallying shout he left the inn, the crowd following close upon his heels. Cited from Rabbi and Priest, by Milton Goldsmith
  • It is not his destiny to reach it; the pursuer is too close upon his heels. Cited from The Lone Ranche, by Captain Mayne Reid
  • He sped for the street with his comrades close upon his heels, their pistols drawn and ready for instant use. Cited from Army Boys on German Soil, by Homer Randall
  • As he turned and started to swim slowly back to shore with his burden, he almost ran into the other three boys who had followed close upon his heels. Cited from The Outdoor Girls on Pine Island, by Laura Lee Hope
  • Montt stepped inside, and Jim followed close upon his heels. Cited from Under the Chilian Flag, by Harry Collingwood
  • But now a hundred men were close upon his heels, laughing, shrieking, and possibly cursing. Cited from Tarzan the Untamed, Edgar R. Burroughs
  • Moreover, he was now convinced that O'Dowd had been close upon his heels from the instant he entered them. Cited from Green Fancy, George Barr McCutcheon
  • Close upon his heels I followed in a narrow path, through what seemed to be a large courtyard, overgrown with thick grass. Cited from The Master of Silence, by Irving Bacheller
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