After the Pioneer was put in shape again Captain Jehu freighted lumber in her for twenty years.
I applied myself to the sable Jehu of the barouche, but with no better success.
It was apparently the one with which my Jehu had had words, for he turned round and shouted abuse into the night.
I had only to pay the Jehu; he would obey me, of course, and right willingly.
The watchman therefore, that stood upon the tower of Jezrahel, saw the troop of Jehu coming, and said: I see a troop.
Like the driving of Jehu, the son of Nimshi: for he driveth furiously.
It was full of Ahab's sons, and had not yet declared on Jehu's side.
So Jehu said, "If it is your will, let no one escape from the city to bring news to Jezreel."
The Jehu said several shillings, but when Dave shook his head the fellow cut the price in half and they sprang in and were off.
But Jehu followed after him with the words, "Shoot him down, too, in the chariot."
"fast, skillful driver," 1680s, from Jehu, a king of Israel in the Old Testament, who "driveth furiously" (II Kings ix:20).