escaping (part of speech: verb)
- But not only were the Catholics emigrating- those who remained were becoming nuns and priests. - "The Untilled Field", George Moore.
- Soon afterwards he lost his wife, a far greater blow to his happiness, and believing that he could best provide for his children by emigrating to one of the colonies, with the small remainder of his fortune, he had embarked with them for New Zealand. - "Waihoura, the Maori Girl", W.H.G. Kingston.
- The whole interior of the, Southern states was languishing, and its inhabitants were emigrating for the want of some object to engage their attention and employ their industry, when the invention of this machine at once opened new views to them which set the whole country in active motion. - "Great Inventions and Discoveries", Willis Duff Piercy.