She quickened her pace
and rose smoothly, just as he had fancied she would, and as she left the ground gave herself up to the force of her rush, which carried her far beyond the ditch; and with the same rhythm, without effort, with the same leg forward, Frou-Frou fell back into her pace
Oliver, who could hardly stand, made a shift to raise himself on his feet, and was at once lugged along the streets by the jacket-collar, at a rapid pace
. The gentleman walked on with them by the officer's side; and as many of the crowd as could achieve the feat, got a little ahead, and stared back at Oliver from time to time.
"Four hundred paces and a score," cried Black Simon.
"It is over the fifth!" cried a Gascon loudly, and a comrade came running with waving arms to say that the bolt had pitched eight paces beyond the mark of the five hundred.
"Five hundred and eight paces will serve my turn," answered the Brabanter, looking askance at this new opponent.
In that place (which is the next room) there are decanters of wine, and all that sort of thing, set out as grand as if Kit and his friends were first-rate company; and there is little Jacob, walking, as the popular phrase is, into a home-made plum-cake, at a most surprising pace
, and keeping his eye on the figs and oranges which are to follow, and making the best use of his time, you may believe.
They cantered forward at as brisk a pace
as Joe's charger could attain, and presently stopped in the little copse where he had left her in the morning.
'Then don't trouble yourself to overtake them.' I slackened my pace
; but next moment regretted having done so: my companion did not speak; and I had nothing in the world to say, and feared he might be in the same predicament.
It was the same killing pace going in as coming out, and the Indian did not stand it as well as Kama.
He took Daylight's pace with joy, and even dreamed, at first, that he would play the white man out.
And thereafter, for a long time, the many irons rose and fell, the pace of the room in no wise diminished; while the forewoman strode the aisles with a threatening eye for incipient breakdown and hysteria.
Two blocks from the laundry, where an arc-light showed a gang of toughs on the corner, Saxon quickened her pace. Unconsciously her face set and hardened as she passed.