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I awaited the coming of daylight and then went down to the front of the chateau, and made a detour, examining every trace of footsteps coming towards it or going from it.
Then, listening intently, we heard coming through the trees the sound of voices and footsteps approaching us.
We went on to Cobb's Hole, seeing the footsteps on the sand, as long as the light lasted.
He heard footsteps in an adjoining room and entered that.
When the footsteps were heard, therefore, between the outer door and the inner one, the whole family rose up, grandmother, children and all, as if about to welcome some one who belonged to them, and whose fate was linked with theirs.
Almost the next minute she heard footsteps in the compound, and then on the veranda.
Miss Miggs's sense of hearing, however, having as sharp an edge as her temper, and being of the same snappish and suspicious kind, very soon informed her that the footsteps passed her door, and appeared to have some object quite separate and disconnected from herself.
let me look on the footsteps of my child," said Munro, shoving the bushes aside, and bending fondly over the nearly obliterated impression.
While the outward pressure of a young and joyous existence had forced her footsteps into the light, her soul had stayed in the shadow of the ruin.
He asked a man felling oaks in the forest if he had seen any marks of his footsteps or knew where his lair was.
When I have yielded myself to it, I have been alone, and then I have imagined them the footsteps of the people who are to come into my life, and my father's."
Only when footsteps or voices were heard did they look at one another, the princess anxious and inquiring, the nurse encouraging.