Again the rat charged and as Turan stepped quickly back to avoid the menacing jaws, something seemed to jerk suddenly upon his right ankle
, and as he drew his left foot back to regain his equilibrium his heel caught upon a taut chain and he fell heavily backward to the floor just as the rat leaped upon his breast and sought his throat.
They were delighted, also, with blue and white beads, particularly the former, and wore broad tight bands of them round the waist and ankles
, large rolls of them round the neck, and pendants of them in the ears.
He hitched his pack farther over on his left shoulder, so as to take a portion of its weight from off the injured ankle
. Then he proceeded, slowly and carefully, wincing with pain, to the bank.
Her imagination was busy, her reflections were pleasant, and the pain of a sprained ankle
"I've sprained my ankle
. That stupid high heel turned and gave me a sad wrench.
He is in the same plight as Freddy, very wet about the ankles
. He is in evening dress, with a light overcoat.
He was handicapped in his flight by the weight of the girl whose legs would but scarce bear her weight, to say nothing of maintaining her in rapid flight, for the tightly drawn bonds that had been about her ankles
for so long had stopped circulation and partially paralyzed her extremities.
Sillerton Jackson stretched his ankles
nearer the coals and emitted a sardonic whistle.
He suffered from thirst and from the cutting of the tight strands about his wrists and ankles
; but he made no complaint.
One of the fellows stopped and severed the bonds that held my ankles
. I could scarcely stand alone.
"Oh, Billy!" she called through the partition, still standing on the chair, one hand tipping the mirror forward and back, so that she was able to run her eyes from the reflection of her ankles
and calves to her face, warm with color and roguishly alive.
The foamy wavelets curled up to her white feet, and coiled like serpents about her ankles
. She walked out.