The huge limbs moved as steadily as pistons, eight feet to each stride
, and the wrinkled skin of the elbow points rustled.
In a few moments, this wondrous sentinel was far away, flashing in the distant sunshine, and revolving with immense strides round the island of Crete, as it was his never-ceasing task to do.
As the figure moved like clockwork, however, and could neither hasten his enormous strides nor retard them, he arrived at the port when they were just beyond the reach of his club.
The command to march was now given, and the girls formed themselves into four bands, or companies, and set off with eager strides
toward the Emerald City.
I had this fellow's stride
both on the clay outside and on the dust within.
The tearing of the cruel barb into her side brought a sudden scream of pain and fright from the mare, and then they both wheeled and broke for safety; but Tarzan of the Apes, for a distance of a few yards, could equal the speed of even these, and the first stride
of the mare found her overhauled, with a savage beast at her shoulder.
It is a good eleven miles, and you would have a chance of getting into your stride
He learned to eat and dress and generally comport himself after the manner of civilized man; but through it all he remained himself, not unduly reverential nor considerative, and never hesitating to stride
rough-shod over any soft-faced convention if it got in his way and the provocation were great enough.
Conversation threw them out of their stride
, as it did this time, compelling Martin to miss a stroke of his iron and to make two extra motions before he caught his stride
With a stride
, the doctor reached the bed, and seizing her arms worked them energetically, applying what I knew to be artificial respiration.
To be sure, they also learn in their way to stride
on and stride
forward: that, I call their HOBBLING.
Occasionally an ironer lost the stride
for an instant, gasped or sighed, then caught it up again with weary determination.