There were in all, then, a hundred paces
; and, admitting two paces
to the yard, I presumed the dungeon to be fifty yards in circuit.
Straight in front of us, at a distance of some fifty paces
from the backs of the Colossi, rose a sheer wall of rock, eighty feet or more in height, that gradually sloped upwards till it formed the base of the lofty snow-wreathed peak, which soared into the air three thousand feet above us.
There were not more than twenty paces
between the two.
So saying, he swung his stout staff over his shoulder and trudged off, measuring his pace
with that of the two nags.
I turned to Perry to suggest that it might be wise to seek other surroundings--the idea had evidently occurred to Perry previously, for he was already a hundred paces
away, and with each second his prodigious bounds increased the distance.
I might then choose poisoned arrows at twenty paces
, or spears at the same distance," laughed Tarzan.
It was the same killing pace
going in as coming out, and the Indian did not stand it as well as Kama.
The Draught-Mule replied, "I do not heed your threats; I only care for him who sits above you, and who quickens my pace
with his whip, or holds me back with the reins.
out the distances with a wand at every five score, and do you, Arnaud, stand at the fifth wand to carry back my bolts to me.
Our pen, therefore, shall imitate the expedition which it describes, and our history shall keep pace
with the travellers who are its subject.
But her pace
never changed, and Vronsky, feeling a spatter of mud in his face, realized that he was once more the same distance from Gladiator.
From the girls and women near her, all swinging irons steadily but at high pace
, came quick glances, and labor efficiency suffered to the extent of a score of suspended or inadequate movements.
and will bear with the pace
of this poor jade, I shall be glad to ride on with you to the Warren, sir, and hold your horse when you dismount.
at which they went, was such a very lazy, ill-looking saunter, that Oliver soon began to think his companions were going to deceive the old gentleman, by not going to work at all.
Deane at last, throwing himself backward, "the world goes on at a smarter pace
now than it did when I was a young fellow.