I awaited the coming of daylight and then went down to the front of the chateau, and made a detour, examining every trace of footsteps
coming towards it or going from it.
Only when footsteps
or voices were heard did they look at one another, the princess anxious and inquiring, the nurse encouraging.
There was a great hurry in the streets of people speeding away to get shelter before the storm broke; the wonderful corner for echoes resounded with the echoes of footsteps
coming and going, yet not a footstep
He asked a man felling oaks in the forest if he had seen any marks of his footsteps
or knew where his lair was.
He took me down lower on the shore, and I saw for myself that his footsteps
and mine were the only footsteps
printed off on the sand.
There was a noise as of the opening and closing of the hall door; he heard quick, heavy footsteps
along the passage--heard them ascend the stairs--heard them on the uncarpeted floor of the chamber immediately overhead.
But the family were glad again when they perceived that the latch was lifted by some traveller, whose footsteps
had been unheard amid the dreary blast which heralded his approach, and wailed as he was entering, and went moaning away from the door.
When the footsteps
were heard, therefore, between the outer door and the inner one, the whole family rose up, grandmother, children, and all, as if about to welcome some one who belonged to them, and whose fate was linked with theirs.
She heard neither voices nor footsteps
, and wondered if everybody had got well of the cholera and all the trouble was over.
That he was not dreaming now, unless he was taking a walk in his sleep, was clear, for every now and then there came a shuffling noise, as though he were engaged in polishing the whitewashed wall; then a gentle creaking of his door; then the faintest indication of his stealthy footsteps
on the landing-place outside.
let me look on the footsteps
of my child," said Munro, shoving the bushes aside, and bending fondly over the nearly obliterated impression.
While the outward pressure of a young and joyous existence had forced her footsteps
into the light, her soul had stayed in the shadow of the ruin.