Usage examples for stride

  1. The enemy was closing on them at every stride; another hundred yards, and they must meet at the bottom of the slope. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  2. I took a stride, and approached the bed. – Hunger by Knut Hamsun
  3. But it did not take me long to fall easily into my fighting stride, so that in a few minutes the man began to realize that he had at last met his match. – The Gods of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  4. He had not the cavalry stride, yet he wore his hat on one side, as is shown by the lighter skin of that side of his brow. – Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  5. Head high, shoulders back, she matched her husband's long stride every step of the way. – Half Portions by Edna Ferber
  6. Lawyer Ed went down the street, half a block at a stride, in the direction of J. P. 's office. – The End of the Rainbow by Marian Keith
  7. Stride by stride they drew away from the Pawnees until they finally carried their riders beyond bowshot. – Three Sioux Scouts by Elmer Russell Gregor
  8. The young man paused suddenly in his stride. – The Eye of Dread by Payne Erskine
  9. To have lived upon sun- burn is to appreciate the colour green: the march lost its monotony and some of its heat, when green lay in front and came nearer with every stride. – In the Tail of the Peacock by Isabel Savory
  10. But this time, if the story of the sub- prior was to be believed, Hereward and his housecarles had taken an ugly stride forward toward the pit. – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley
  11. He seized the child and bore him away with such violence that the howling was abruptly checked; while Scholtz, quietly gathering his still half- clad spouse under an arm, followed with heavy stride. – The Settler and the Savage by R.M. Ballantyne
  12. The man stared at me, and so I burned it, page by page, and laughed, and sang a foolish song that I thought of: Stride la vampa! – The Journal of Arthur Stirling "The Valley of the Shadow" by Upton Sinclair
  13. Then look at the length of the stride. – The Boy Scouts in A Trapper's Camp by Thornton W. Burgess
  14. He rose from his chair, to stride nervously, up and down, up and down. – A Fool There Was by Porter Emerson Browne
  15. Sumichrast was the first to venture on this dangerous ground, which gave way under him at his third stride. – Adventures of a Young Naturalist by Lucien Biart
  16. She saw McAlpin turn and stride to the door; she heard him turn the key and- she was alone! – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  17. In a stride he was beside her. – The Vision of Desire by Margaret Pedler
  18. But Lucinda still pressed on, and her animal went with a longer stride than Lizzie's horse. – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
  19. They increased their pace, and soon were running with a swinging, awkward stride, straight toward the wire fence, several miles distant. – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  20. There are no more in front of you, and all you have to do is to walk straight on with your usual stride. – The Honour of the Clintons by Archibald Marshall