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Usage examples for footing

  1. You will call on Lady-, and you will endeavour to make firm friends of the most desirable among your present acquaintance; so that you may be on the same footing you are now, should you return to Paris. – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  2. Before he found me out we had been on a footing of- how can I express it to you? – The Woman in Black by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  3. Then Maitland got a footing on the carpet and put forth his strength; the other gave way, slipped, and went to his knees. – The Brass Bowl by Louis Joseph Vance
  4. " It is almost impossible to get a footing there," she declared. – Richard Dare's Venture by Edward Stratemeyer
  5. So we are upon a footing. – Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9) by Samuel Richardson
  6. He was leaning heavily on his hands, trusting to them rather than to his footing, when the wall seemed to give way under them and he fell forward, striking on his hands and knees. – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  7. She could write and address a letter herself; and here at last she stood in one respect on an equal footing with those around her. – Elizabeth Gilbert and Her Work for the Blind by Frances Martin
  8. But both are figures of syntax; and, as such, they stand upon the same footing. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  9. In any case, He declares that His mere presence put everything on a new footing for His followers who could not fast simply because He was by. – The Gospel According to St. Mark by G. A. Chadwick
  10. " Don't talk rot," he said, and I realised that we were back again on the old footing of our normal relations. – The Jervaise Comedy by J. D. Beresford
  11. Have the boys been tryin' to make you pay your footing? – Down the Slope by James Otis
  12. You've got to find your footing, Avery. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  13. Sunfish scrambled with his feet for secure footing, found it and waded up to the front door. – The Lure of the Dim Trails by by (AKA B. M. Sinclair) B. M. Bower
  14. I had rather wondered on what footing I should be received here, especially since Mishka's remark, a while back, about the " prisoner." – The Red Symbol by John Ironside
  15. Soon Louise lost her footing and fell. – Ghost Beyond the Gate by Mildred A. Wirt
  16. Thus for the first time did France secure a footing in the South. – Terre Napoleon A history of French explorations and projects in Australia by Ernest Scott
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