afoot


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  • adj

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traveling by foot

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The night passed, and the next day, after dinner, Redruth and I were afoot again and on the road.
here's a poor fellow afoot, with nothing in his stomach for two days, and shivering in his rags.
They all went to walk in the garden until dinner was served, without any perception on the part of Madame du Bousquier that a little conspiracy was afoot.
My dear fellow," said Athos, "I ride horses when I have any; when I have none, I go afoot.
If the banners and flags are shifted about, sedition is afoot.
Your letter tells me that something special is afoot with you, for I find in it so much about paradise and spring and sweet odours and the songs of birds.
While he lay sound asleep in the shade, other people were wide awake, and passed to and fro, afoot, on horseback, and in all sorts of vehicles, along the sunny road by his bedchamber.
From one end to another of Hind have I travelled afoot and in the te-rain.
And yet the Poison People do not tell us when game is afoot.
The indoor milkmaids, Marian and the rest, seemed to guess that something definite was afoot, for they did not force any remarks upon her in the bedchamber.
Now, if we had been compelled to go afoot over that drenched soil," said he, "we should still be dragging along in a pestilential mire.
Werper, sitting upon the veranda, could hear their voices in earnest discussion, and having realized that something of unusual moment was afoot, he quietly rose from his chair, and keeping well in the shadow of the shrubbery growing profusely about the bungalow, made his silent way to a point beneath the window of the room in which his host and hostess slept.
Everything about the occurrence, which in itself seemed trivial enough, aroused in the mind of the Englishman a well-defined apprehension that something was afoot that boded ill for him and for the girl.
Upon the pavement the life of the newly-awakened city was already afoot.
There are plenty of wild enterprises afoot," he admitted, "but I don't know, after all, that I wish you particularly to be mixed up in them.