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Spiders had built their webs in the angles of the walls and ceilings; and sometimes, when Oliver walked softly into a room, the mice would scamper across the floor, and run back terrified to their holes.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
But Venn went on without much inconvenience to himself, and the course of his scamper was towards the Quiet Woman Inn.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
He waved his hand, and they scampered away downstairs like so many rats, and we heard their shrill voices next moment in the street.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Believing their danger past, they sprang from their ambush and, chirruping something in their shrill little voices and holding up their skirts, their bare little sunburned feet scampered merrily and quickly across the meadow grass.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The children all scampered off to the awning, and they stood there in a line, gazing upon the intruding lovers, still exchanging their vows and sighs.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context
On seeing one so unkempt and so begrimed with salt water, the others scampered off along the spits that jutted out into the sea, but the daughter of Alcinous stood firm, for Minerva put courage into her heart and took away all fear from her.
The hoofs of his horse often threatened the heads of the running men, but they scampered with singular fortune.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane Context
A waiter was running up a trail of bunting on the flagstaff and a fox terrier was scampering to and fro on the sunny lawn.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context