run away

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It was Laurie's father, who had run away in his youth, and married against the imperious old man's will.
Collins, with all his solemn composure, being run away with by his feelings, made Elizabeth so near laughing, that she could not use the short pause he allowed in any attempt to stop him further, and he continued:
Or perhaps the old chair, being of a peaceable disposition, has made use of its four oaken legs and run away from the seat of war.
One of the chairs pushed back from the table, and this was so astonishing and mysterious that Dorothy was almost tempted to run away in fright.
said Lady Bellaston, "you need not be so fearful; if you resolve to run away with that Jones, I know no person who can hinder you.
I will never run away with any man; nor will I ever marry contrary to my father's inclinations.
Ikey--Rosy and me are goin' to run away and get married to-night.
He had scarcely done so, when there was a great uproar in the street, and the old lady hurrying to the window cried that Whisker had run away, upon which Kit darted out to the rescue, and the others followed.
Al-Tawi said one of the young women, who is 19, had allegedly convinced the others to run away with her.
The report further says that on the one hand, the enrolment ratio has witnessed a surge but on the other hand, the graph of run away children has also swelled.
Summary: Some girls have difficulty adjusting to newfound adult status and run away from home
Golf shop owner Anita said: "There are so many people we could have invited to our wedding that we decided to invite no one and just run away and get married.
She often goes with us to visit some relatives, so why and where on earth did she run away and most importantly how?
Some people who run away from police are walking on the highway