Pacing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature PacingHe quietly arose and commenced pacing the floor. This he continued for some time.ndash;T.S. Arthur in The Home Mission.This done, he again commenced pacing the floor of his office, but now with slower steps, and a face expressive of sad determination.ndash;T.S. Arthur in The Lights and Shadows of Real Life.He now gained upon the soldier slightly, but they were not five paces apart when they disappeared in the high dhurra.ndash;Samuel White Baker in Ismailia.The river was about sixty or seventy paces broad, and was nearly dry, as a very shallow stream flowed through the centre of its bed.ndash;Samuel White Baker in Ismailia.Again I paced wearily up and down, wrapped in sorrowful musings.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Vendetta.Those words, spoken not four paces from Frascati's, were magnetic in their effect.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in A Distinguished Provincial at Paris (tr Ellen Marriage).He was still several paces away when the girl put out her finger and touched the indicator on the dial.ndash;L. Frank Baum in The Master Key.He paced swiftly on, and presently entered the wood.ndash;Arthur Christopher Benson in Watersprings.Up and down this joyless den Valentine Hawkehurst paced, with the demon of impatience raging in his breast.ndash;Mary Elizabeth Braddon in Charlotte's Inheritance.He paced the floor in deep dejection and when he did use the couch at all it was to roll upon it in a sudden access of internal pain.ndash;Ernest Bramah in Kai Lung's Golden Hours.
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