Definition of Eagerest
1. eager [adj] - See also: eager
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Literary usage of Eagerest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by John Morley, Mowbray Morris, David Masson, George Grove (1860)
"... playing like the very eagerest. Among the eagerest would have been Hugh Rowland, but for the whisper ..."
2. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1889)
"... boy off to alarm his betters with a threat—I intending to invent a calamity at my leisure; now the people who are the readiest and eagerest and willing- ..."
3. The Contemporary Review (1868)
"... and the prudent ; it is influenced by the eagerest passions, and often con- eluded in circumstances when even the steadiest heads lose their judgment, ..."
4. An American Anthology, 1787-1900: Selections Illustrating the Editor's by Edmund Clarence Stedman (1900)
"And with eagerest face he would listen, His tremulous lips apart, Till the thought of the Beautiful Country Haunted his yearning heart. ..."
5. The Works of Thomas Carlyle: (complete). by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... almost cut him off, seemed to awaken his faculties into proper life, and he became the readiest, eagerest learner in all branches of his scholarship. ..."