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pace
 n.  single movement from one foot to the other in walking; slow gait; step
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  He set out at a very hasty pace through the fields, taking whatever roads and paths presented themselves to him, without perceiving that he was incessantly retracing his steps.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
2  He advanced a pace, closed the door mechanically behind him, and remained standing, contemplating what he saw.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IX—A PLACE WHERE CONVICTIONS ARE IN PROCESS OF FO...
3  But in proportion as she advanced, her pace slackened mechanically, as it were.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V—THE LITTLE ONE ALL ALONE
4  When the man in the yellow coat had thrown the agent off his track, he redoubled his pace, not without turning round many a time to assure himself that he was not being followed.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—WHICH POSSIBLY PROVES BOULATRUELLE'S INTELLIGE...
5  Once in the forest he slackened his pace, and began a careful examination of all the trees, advancing, step by step, as though seeking and following a mysterious road known to himself alone.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI—WHICH POSSIBLY PROVES BOULATRUELLE'S INTELLIGE...
6  Cosette's pace retarded Jean Valjean's.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III—TO WIT, THE PLAN OF PARIS IN 1727
7  The in pace replaced the leather sack.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE CONVENT AS AN HISTORICAL FACT
8  The occupant of the in pace had this wet soil for his bed.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE CONVENT AS AN HISTORICAL FACT
9  Fauchelevent had slackened his pace.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
10  Fauchelevent slackened his pace, but he could not detain the hearse.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
11  Laigle de Meaux, whose eyes were straying about in a sort of diffuse lounging, perceived, athwart his somnambulism, a two-wheeled vehicle proceeding through the place, at a foot pace and apparently in indecision.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER II—BLONDEAU'S FUNERAL ORATION BY BOSSUET
12  Gillenormand began to pace back and forth, his hands in his pockets, talking aloud, and twitching, with his irritated old fingers, at the two watches which he wore in his two fobs.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE SUBSTITUTE
13  In proportion as he drew near, his pace slackened more and more.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IV—BEGINNING OF A GREAT MALADY
14  On being left alone with his wife, Jondrette began to pace the room again, and made the tour of it two or three times in silence.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XII—THE USE MADE OF M. LEBLANC'S FIVE-FRANC PIECE
15  Then he began to pace up and down the room, listened at the corridor, walked on again, then listened once more.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER XVIII—MARIUS' TWO CHAIRS FORM A VIS-A-VIS
Example Sentence: (37 in 3 pages)
1  The ball gathered pace as it rolled down the hill.
2  It was a tough race and I had to pace myself.
3  Ray glanced at his watch and quickened his pace.
4  As the pace quickened, Pepe began to drop behind.
5  The pace of change has not been quick enough to satisfy everyone.
6  The economy has expanded at a supercharged pace.
7  The Italians set the pace for the first eight laps.
8  We encourage all students to work at their own pace.
9  I set off at a snail's pace to conserve my energy for later in the race.
10  There is no sober-minded, fast pace also goes awry; no caution pace, then flat road will fall.
11  Don't say you are a procrastinator; really, it's just that the pace of this bloody age is too fast.
12  The pace of economic growth is picking up.
13  Guy slackened his pace as he approached the gate.
14  A few days before the elections, the pace began to hot up.
15  The team has accustomed itself to the pace of first division rugby.