Usage examples for STRIDES

  1. She walked with long strides. – The Awakening and Selected Short Stories by Kate Chopin
  2. It sprang forward, and appeared for a few strides to be holding its own. – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. Among the Bracieux villagers, and just behind all the fine ladies and gentlemen, who had come from Pont- sur- Loire and the country- houses in the neighbourhood, Charlemagne Lavenue was pressing forward with long strides. – Bijou by Gyp
  4. He let her go until she reached the exit that led towards the cliff top, then reluctantly rose from his seat and with long strides caught her up. – The Privet Hedge by J. E. Buckrose
  5. He made two or three strides, took his friend on his back, and set him down before the prince. – The Grey Fairy Book by Andrew Lang
  6. He walked up and down through the house, with long strides; he gave more orders now in a moment than in a month before, and was vexed at everything that was said to him. – Maximina by Armando Palacio Valdés
  7. It was they who were crying out, distracted, running with long strides. – The Flood by Emile Zola
  8. Suddenly pausing in his impatient strides, the governor faced towards him. – The White Squaw by Mayne Reid
  9. So rapid were the long strides with which he moved that Banks, in spite of his frantic haste, could barely keep in step with him as they passed into the street. – The Ancient Law by Ellen Glasgow
  10. I want to stop at Strides Cottage, coming back. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  11. But about noon, and just as we were making ready to sit down to dinner, he was seen approaching the house with rapid strides. – In the Rocky Mountains by W. H. G. Kingston
  12. He had her arm in his; he was walking very rapidly; she could hardly keep up with his strides. – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  13. Go, I repeat- leave me to the fate that strides nearer and nearer to me day by day. – Night and Morning, Volume 3 by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  14. With two rapid strides Waldemar gained the wall, where, at least, he would be covered in the rear. – Under a Charm, Vol. III. (of III) A Novel by E. Werner
  15. Science no doubt has made wonderful strides in our time, but far as it has gone, it has but opened for us the first few pages of the book of the heavens- the last pages of which no man shall ever read. – Marvels of Modern Science by Paul Severing
  16. He came on with huge strides, and I had nothing but a hunting- knife to use in my defence, my discharged rifle being of no use. – History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians by George Mogridge
  17. He remained until Ligny had emerged from the house; he watched him as, wrapped in his fur coat, he got into the cab, took a couple of steps as if to spring on him, stopped short, and then with long strides went down the boulevard. – A Mummer's Tale by Anatole France
  18. During the last twenty years we have made long strides in advance along many of these lines in many places. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  19. If we win, it'll be for a prize worth winning- fame and fortune, went on Zuker, as he strode to and fro with rapid strides. – The Hero of Garside School by J. Harwood Panting
  20. When he reflected on the great strides that were making he said that he almost wished that it had been his destiny to be born two or three centuries later. – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.