Next time however he came near the King of Beasts he stopped at a safe distance
and watched him pass by.
The Spaniel stopped short in dire consternation, and, after regarding the Bulldog a moment from a safe distance
Had an accident then happened to the sledge, the travellers, attacked by these beasts, would have been in the most terrible danger; but it held on its even course, soon gained on the wolves, and ere long left the howling band at a safe distance
The Keeper of the Wicket was by this time back in his old place, but he kept a safe distance
His reputation for rudeness was so well established that she moved away to a safe distance
, before she ventured to look at him again.
Of course they at once halted, a safe distance
away from the terrible iron mallet.
"Because," answered the Princess, also stopping, a safe distance
away, "if I run I may fall down and break myself."
But if your superior culture gets leaky again -- " He did not complete the sentence, but he twirled his gleaming axe so carelessly that the Woggle-Bug looked frightened, and shrank away to a safe distance
Pollyanna, hurrying home from school, crossed the road at an apparently safe distance
in front of a swiftly approaching motor car.
He surveyed the prize; walked around it; smelt at it from a safe distance
; walked around it again; grew bolder, and took a closer smell; then lifted his lip and made a gingerly snatch at it, just missing it; made another, and another; began to enjoy the diversion; subsided to his stomach with the beetle between his paws, and continued his experiments; grew weary at last, and then indifferent and absent-minded.
When we seemed to approach too close, she darted suddenly away and from a safe distance
uttered the soft sounds again.
Then with the automatic instinct for self-preservation, he sprang back into the bushes, and began to push his way through them until he had reached a safe distance
from the danger zone.