The pursuit of happiness is a double-edged sword; self-reliance often bleeds into selfishness.
His pursuit took him not only to Israel but through a long list of possible suspects.
The reason: they think Murdoch won't be easily deterred and will continue his pursuit.
Of course, Harry hunting is not an exclusively American pursuit.
He was a plantation houseboy in Virginia and did, as Cecil does in the film, leave in the pursuit of better employment.
I felt my way down the wide, dark staircase in my pursuit of zephyrs.
"I am satisfied with the pursuit of wisdom, not with the fame of it," replied the sage.
But every one of the five felt that they were safe, at least for the present, from pursuit.
The next morning the squadron weighed, and stood out in pursuit of the English.
We did not continue the pursuit that day, because we were very tired.
late 14c., "persecution," also "action of pursuit," from Anglo-French purseute, from Old French porsuite "a search, pursuit" (14c., Modern French poursuite), from porsivre (see pursue). Sense of "one's profession, recreation, etc." first recorded 1520s. As a type of track cycling race from 1938.