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Swift, adv. swiftly, rapidly: “Away! As s. as lead,” LLL III, 58. “courses as s. as thought,” IV, 3, 330. “my eyes can look as s. as yours,” Merch. III, 2, 199. “skirr away as s. as stones,” H5 IV, 7, 64. “another would fly s., but wanteth wings,” H6A I, 1, 75. “light boats sail s.” Troil. II, 3, 277. V, 10, 29. Tit. IV, 1, 3. IV, 2, 172. V, 2, 51. Hml. I, 5, 66. Cymb. I, 3, 14. II, 2, 48. Compar. --er: “I do wander every where, --er than the moon's sphere,” Mids. II, 1, 7. “about the wood go --er than the wind,” III, 2, 94. III, 2, 94 IV, 1, 103. H4B I, 1, 123. III, 2, 282. Troil. III, 2, 170.
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