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They were walking quickly, the young woman taking quick short steps, while Corley kept beside her with his long stride.
Since you ask me, however, I may say that it has occurred to me as possible that the excitement of this affair, the consciousness that she had made so immense a social stride, had the effect of causing some little nervous disturbance in my wife.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Also, were you to sketch him, you would be sketching a veritable Prometheus, for his glance is as that of an eagle, and he walks with measured, stately stride.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
He came up the walk with the springy stride of a savage and his fine head was carried like a pagan prince.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Now the buildings of the outer court were at least five feet high, and it was impossible for me to stride over them without infinite damage to the pile, though the walls were strongly built of hewn stone, and four inches thick.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
True, he had made that last stride, he had stepped over the edge, while I had been permitted to draw back my hesitating foot.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
Their great stature and their vast fists rendered them no less alarming than did their sinister stride through the darkness.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
The general life of the human race is called Progress, the collective stride of the human race is called Progress.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
Soon his steady, ivory stride was heard, as to and fro he paced his old rounds, upon planks so familiar to his tread, that they were all over dented, like geological stones, with the peculiar mark of his walk.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
The Englishman seemed to appreciate this extreme delicacy, made his bow and went away, proceeding with a characteristic British stride towards the street mentioned.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Every stride of the horses and every turn of the wheels was taking us nearer to our supreme adventure.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context