Anne climbed the ladder amid breathless silence, gained the ridgepole, balanced herself uprightly on that precarious footing, and started to walk
along it, dizzily conscious that she was uncomfortably high up in the world and that walking ridgepoles was not a thing in which your imagination helped you out much.
When he left the Athelnys' Philip walked
down Chancery Lane and along the Strand to get a 'bus at the top of Parliament Street.
You can be good in the Broad Walk
all the time, but not at the Round Pond, and the reason is that you forget, and, when you remember, you are so wet that you may as well be wetter.
Once on a summer night when he was eighteen, he had walked
with her on a coun- try road and in her presence had given way to an impulse to boast, to make himself appear big and significant in her eyes.
Anne would have been particularly obliged to her cousin, if he would have walked
by her side all the way to Camden Place, without saying a word.
Having arrived with a sense of mild astonishment at this conclusion, Bill found, also to his surprise, that he had walked
ten miles without knowing it and that he was turning in at the farm gate.
The others then stopped, too, and walked
back to the boy.
quickly through the quadrangle and out into the close.
Suddenly he sprang to his feet with a new idea in his head, and walked
to the door.
Some are gone to the ponds, and some to the lime walk
. Till they all come in I shall not be missed; and when they do, will you have the goodness to say that I am gone?"
When sometimes I am reminded that the mechanics and shopkeepers stay in their shops not only all the forenoon, but all the afternoon too, sitting with crossed legs, so many of them--as if the legs were made to sit upon, and not to stand or walk
upon--I think that they deserve some credit for not having all committed suicide long ago.
One morning, about a week after his leaving the country, Marianne was prevailed on to join her sisters in their usual walk
, instead of wandering away by herself.