Now you have encouraged her to take to walking
, she will be more obstinate than ever, and is sure to tumble down daily, out of doors as well as in.
Suppose you are walking
in London with an absent-minded friend, and while crossing a street you say, "Look out, there's a motor coming.
Notwithstanding Miss Pross's denial of her own imagination, there was a perception of the pain of being monotonously haunted by one sad idea, in her repetition of the phrase, walking
up and down, which testified to her possessing such a thing.
It was a whimsical spectacle this, of these men walking
in groups, as if each one was occupied about something, whilst lending attention really to only one amongst them, who, himself, seemed to be speaking only to his companion.
The listener remarked that though this step was much swifter it was also much more noiseless, almost as if the man were walking
How they came to find themselves walking
down a street with many lamps, corners radiant with light, and a steady succession of motor- omnibuses plying both ways along it, they could neither of them tell; nor account for the impulse which led them suddenly to select one of these wayfarers and mount to the very front seat.
Where were you going that day in Kentucky, walking
through the grass?
Some of the young men, with more flexible frames than their comrades, and perhaps with more courageous souls, bad a way of walking
up the trunk of the cocoanut trees which to me seemed little less than miraculous; and when looking at them in the act, I experienced that curious perplexity a child feels when he beholds a fly moving feet uppermost along a ceiling.
It was fixed accordingly, that Mrs Clay should be of the party in the carriage; and they had just reached this point, when Anne, as she sat near the window, descried, most decidedly and distinctly, Captain Wentworth walking
down the street.
Almost a month having elapsed since the liniment cake episode, it was high time for her to get into fresh trouble of some sort, little mistakes, such as absentmindedly emptying a pan of skim milk into a basket of yarn balls in the pantry instead of into the pigs' bucket, and walking
clean over the edge of the log bridge into the brook while wrapped in imaginative reverie, not really being worth counting.
I thought I saw Elizabeth, in the bloom of health, walking
in the streets of Ingolstadt.
Presently, she heard the step again, as she would have done if it had been that of a feather endowed with motion and walking
down on tiptoe.
In Woking the shops had closed when the tragedy happened, and a number of people, shop people and so forth, attracted by the stories they had heard, were walking
over the Horsell Bridge and along the road between the hedges that runs out at last upon the common.
They said that the Neckar road was perfectly level, so we must be going to Switzerland or some other rugged country; and asked us if we did not find the walking
pretty fatiguing in such warm weather.
All this time Dorothy and her companions had been walking
through the thick woods.