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Sometimes she had no work at night, and then she would sit on the steps of the high stoop with the other roomers.
Mazarin came within three steps of D'Artagnan and pushed a spring in the wall; the slab turned and the orange tree resumed its place.
It was even doubtful that I could retrace my steps to Phutra should I once pass beyond view of the plain, and even were that possible, what aid could I bring to Perry no matter how far I wandered?
Tarzan grasped his spear more firmly and ascended the steps.
As he spoke, the steps which had been coming nearer sounded loudly on the passage, and a very stout, portly man in a gray suit strode heavily into the room.
Besides the two drunken men he had met on the steps, a group consisting of about five men and a girl with a concertina had gone out at the same time.
Every step, it's you that saves our lives; and do you suppose by any chance that we are going to let you lose yours?
But this time Milady lent a more attentive ear than the first, and she heard their steps die away in the distance of the corridor.
So, turning their backs, they retraced their steps whence they came.
And, now" says he, "mind I have my blunderbush, and if ye take a step nearer ye're as good as deid.
His road home lay across a stream into which his Ass, making a false step, fell by accident and rose up again with his load considerably lighter, as the water melted the sack.
Though both had often heard a great deal about the saying that the one who steps first on the rug will be the head of the house, neither Levin nor Kitty were capable of recollecting it, as they took the few steps towards it.