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- adverb Towards a
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"Let's ask mother if we can't go down to the beach before lunch!" she called out over her shoulder, starting houseward on a run.
Keineth Jane Abbott
Peter moved reluctantly houseward, and Suzanna ended: "Isn't it fine that today was teachers 'meeting so we could have a holiday?"
Suzanna Stirs the Fire Emily Calvin Blake
There was a flush on the old woman's face as she turned houseward -- also an afterglow.
Some Everyday Folk and Dawn Miles Franklin 1916
Gray escorted her houseward in the midst of the festivities.
The Firing Line 1899
Eileen, one bare arm around her brother's shoulders, strolled houseward across the lawn, switching the shaven sod with her tennis-bat.
The Younger Set 1899
As we went houseward, the wind being again subsided, we were aware of a strong pattering noise about us in the night; and when we issued from the shelter of the trees, we found it raining smartly.
The reflection brought dimness to the man's hard blue eyes, and turned his steps houseward.
Sisters Ada Cambridge 1885
Laughing at his own ancient witticism, Captain Lem started houseward with "Netty" in his arms, the little thing nestling down in them as if it knew it had found a friend.
Dorothy on a Ranch Evelyn Raymond 1876
He uttered the last sentence in a low tone, with a furtive glance houseward, and bearing himself with an air of great complacency.
Dorothy's Travels Evelyn Raymond 1876
Now or ever the sun shone houseward, unto King Volsung's bed
The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs William Morris 1865