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At full speed.
- ‘At his heels follows the Dog, outstretched in full career.’
- ‘Our centre had even captured the third enemy line, while the army on the left wing was in full career and now miles away to the west.’
- ‘They had accordingly made their way back across the mountains, and down the rivers, and were in full career for St. Louis, when thus suddenly interrupted.’
- ‘Such stoppers are invaluable, for without them it is not easy to stop a big full-rigged ship in full career without doing any damage or carrying something away.’
- ‘The Indian again came in sight, and, in full career, rushed towards him, passed him, and wheeling halted his horse.’
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