Perhaps he intended to walk to Tilbury, and crossing the Thames get on board the yacht before the hue-and-cry was out.
But for him, Mark, your name would have figured in the 'hue-and-cry.'
The hue-and-cry broke into louder yells and three or four new recruits joined the pursuers.
But the landlord soon raised the hue-and-cry, 'A man has been killed!'
I seemed to remember that one raised a hue-and-cry, that one tarred and feathered them, and rode them on a rail to a pond.
A hue-and-cry was set up, and the country round was searched.
hue-and-cry bills were thrown off during the night, and despatched next morning by the mail-coaches to all parts of the country.
In an hour there will be the hue-and-cry, and then they will surely search your house.
After all, the hue-and-cry had been raised by the police merely because Hugh Henfrey had fled and successfully escaped.
Her natural impulse was to scream, to start a hue-and-cry: “Stop thief!”
Any loud clamor or protest intended to incite others to action: “In the 1980s, there was a great hue and cry for educational reform.”