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This stepping off the train into a college atmosphere and being met by a bunch of hoodlums who wanted to slap him on the back and take his grips away from him and rush him off with a lot of "hurrahs" didn't set well.
Over the Line Harold Morrow Sherman
Baudin was on his ship, which was anchored a little way off the shore, when the "hurrahs" of the assertive seventeen directed his attention to
Terre Napoleón; a History of French Explorations and Projects in Australia Ernest Scott 1903
With each flaming outburst the "hurrahs" of the Americans were mingled with the "vivas" of the Mexicans.
With Hoops of Steel Florence Finch Kelly 1898
But it was only a matter of a few minutes at the most, before a shout rang out from the top of the gate tower, to be answered with a burst of wild "hurrahs" from the four corners, and the ramparts as well; for the clashing of swords, the yells of rage, and the sounds of fierce and desperate struggles going on had ceased.
The Young Castellan A Tale of the English Civil War George Manville Fenn 1870
They received Lorand with wall-shaking "hurrahs," and Lorand greeted them all in turn.
Debts of Honor M��r J��kai 1864
It also meant a lengthy congratulatory chat about the IRS 'success with UBS and more "hurrahs" over the unexpected level of response from the voluntary disclosure program.
"hurrahs," quaffed to the personal welfare of the aged monarch in whose dominions we had been enjoying ourselves for the last week.
A Yacht Voyage to Norway, Denmark, and Sweden 2nd edition William A. Ross
'hurrahs' for the lady with groans for the lawyer who, after making her wrongs the stalking-horse of his ambition, had become one of her chief oppressors.
A Book About Lawyers John Cordy Jeaffreson 1866
Central bankers are getting to sound like cheerleaders - not sideline entertainers, perhaps, but those with "hurrahs" that can work investors and bankers into a froth. economic activity has picked up following its severe downturn, "the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 70 points before fizzling.
At the time, hurrahs sounded in the national press, in parliament even, and around the Empire.
Armistice Day recalls Arthur Collins' imperishable cricketing feat | Frank Keating 2011
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