When it came to Natasha's turn to choose a partner, she rose and, tripping rapidly across in her little shoes trimmed with bows, ran timidly to the corner where Denisov sat.
He glanced back once more at the void beyond the ledge and then looped the line around his body and stomped the few feet toward the cliff, trying to step without tripping in the cumbersome and unfamiliar foot wear.
We five hirelings, as dissimilar as snowflakes, are tripping over one another in an effort to display mutual accommodation.
No grave note, warning us that the pleasures of this earth are fleeting, that the visible world is but a symbol of the invisible, that human life is a probation for the life beyond, interrupts the tinkling music as of castanets and tripping feet which gives a novel charm to these unique relics of the 13th century.
She half-stumbled, half-ran to the park area before tripping and falling flat.
Princess Mary lowered her eyes and, tripping over her skirt, came close up to them.
Selyn crowded her, almost tripping them both by how close she was.
The lad jumped awkwardly back into the room, tripping over his spurs.
For small work the box can be replaced by a canvas bag secured by a special tripping noose which can be loosened when the bag has reached the ground.
But before he reached the foot of the knoll he was met by a dense crowd of Russian soldiers who, stumbling, tripping up, and shouting, ran merrily and wildly toward the battery.