Once Gollum drags off his catch, Bilbo hurries to retrieve the ring, putting it in his pocket for safe keeping.
Strauss is in the courtyard giving advice to a student who hurries off with his files when I arrive.
Then the unfortunate traveller has to face death by thirst or exhaustion as he hurries on to the next halting place.
Still it hurries onward, with velocity augmented, as it nears its term.
Bloom, parting them swiftly, draws his caliph's hood and poncho and hurries down the steps with sideways face.
She hurries after her and lays her hand on the girl's shoulder.
She hurries rapidly onward, and soon the corner hides her from sight.
He don't wait for any thanks, either; but takes me by the arm and hurries off.
We could only see their heads at first, tucked down into it as a man bends when he hurries into a hailstorm.
"That chance is the destiny that hurries me to my tomb," answered Almamen, solemnly.
1590, first recorded in Shakespeare, who used it often; perhaps a variant of harry (v.), or perhaps a West Midlands sense of Middle English hurren "to vibrate rapidly, buzz," from Proto-Germanic *hurza "to move with haste" (cf. Middle High German hurren "to whir, move fast," Old Swedish hurra "to whirl round"), which also perhaps is the root of hurl. Related: hurried; hurrying.
c.1600, probably from hurry (v.).