Definition of Lurkings
1. lurking [n] - See also: lurking
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Literary usage of Lurkings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1900)
"... and lurkings, Mr. Perkins. Mr. Perkins (with apoplectic energy).—Sir, I am the master of this house ; and I order you to quit it. I'll not be insulted, ..."
2. Bracebridge Hall: Or, The Humorists, a Medley by Washington Irving (1867)
"His lurkings about the house had probably been noticed, for he no longer saw the fair face at the window, nor the white arm put forth to water the flowers. ..."
3. The Works of William Makepeace Thackeray by William Makepeace Thackeray, Sir Leslie Stephen (1898)
"... and lurkings, Mr. Perkins. Mr. Perkins (with apoplectic energy).—Sir, I am the master of this house : and I order you to quit it. I'll not be insulted, ..."
4. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1847)
"... nor shall we follow the outlawed Prince in his island lurkings, of which this volume presents a spirited and generally correct account. ..."