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She counted and skipped, and skipped and counted, until her cheeks were quite red, and she was more interested than she had ever been since she was born.
Conscious of having deserved punishment, it seemed desirous of concealing its bloody deeds, and skipped about the chamber in an agony of nervous agitation; throwing down and breaking the furniture as it moved, and dragging the bed from the bedstead.
Once, in the course of their play, the strange child placed herself between Violet and Peony, and taking a hand of each, skipped merrily forward, and they along with her.
Her husband skipped nimbly before her into the south verandah, turned a switch, and all Holmescroft was flooded with light.
These things he did as automatically as he skipped about the rigging, or made his dory a part of his own will and body.
He skipped nimbly from one kilta to the next, making pretence to adjust each conical basket.
Turning the corner by the meeting-house, he spied the head of Faith, with the pink ribbons, gazing anxiously forth, and bursting into such joy at sight of him that she skipped along the street and almost kissed her husband before the whole village.
Then they rose up and opened their drawers and boxes, and took out all their fine clothes, and dressed themselves at the glass, and skipped about as if they were eager to begin dancing.
A bowing, aproned Frenchman skipped forward and said:
She tried to pull it off, but the little man skipped nimbly out of her way.
cried the young rogue, and sure enough she skipped up to the prince and kissed his forehead.
This way and that skipped the four, like peas on a drumhead, but they could see neither to defend themselves nor to run away.