Taking her babe on her back, neatly slung in her skin cloak, Nakeesa hies her to a likely spot.
But the schoolboy has his lessons to do, and he hies himself to his final task.
From languor's sullen bands His limbs are loos'd, and eager, on he hies Dazzled to trace it in the sunny skies.
Like all great prima-donnas, Madame Melba has a beautiful home of her own, and a country place to which she hies in the summer.
He hies himself there and revels in the delights of a perfect dinner.
He will never set more to the brave; Let us pour to the hero the dirge of death, For to-morrow he hies to the grave.
Judge Davis hies himself away to the splendid excitement of his Eastern metropolitan practise.
And now, satisfied that no blood is to be spilt, the Muse hies gladly to a very different scene.
And Najma, as soon as she catches a glimpse of him, takes up her earthen jar and hies her to the spring.
Thither, full fraught with mischievous revengeAccurs'd, and in a cursed hour he hies.
Old English higian "strive, hasten," originally "to be intent on," from Proto-Germanic *hig- (cf. Middle Dutch higen "to pant," Middle Low German hichen, German heichen). Related: Hied; hies; hieing.