They had not gone more than an hour on the second stage of their tramp
when Tom, who was in the lead, following the direction laid out by the compass, suddenly stopped, and reached around for his electric rifle, which he was carrying at his back.
So Ole jumped down and crawled under one of the wagons for shade, and the tramp
got on the machine.
; that's the dead; tramp
; they're coming after me; but I won't go.
When we had watched long enough to see that Jake was getting along all right and working his signs very good, we loafed along again, allowing to strike the schoolhouse about recess time, which was a three-mile tramp
As a case in point, she gracefully cited the fact that if a tramp
got a good meal at anybody's back door, 't was said that he'd leave some kind of a sign so that all other tramps
would know where they were likely to receive the same treatment.
A rude noise broke on these fine ripplings and whisperings, at once so far away and so clear: a positive tramp
, a metallic clatter, which effaced the soft wave-wanderings; as, in a picture, the solid mass of a crag, or the rough boles of a great oak, drawn in dark and strong on the foreground, efface the aerial distance of azure hill, sunny horizon, and blended clouds where tint melts into tint.
She had only a bruise or two about her - nothing for a tramp
- but the backs of her hands were lacerated, and the question was, was it with finger-nails?
The two then started, leaving the station in charge of the dogs and herdsmen who remained behind; the swineherd led the way and his master followed after, looking like some broken down old tramp
as he leaned upon his staff, and his clothes were all in rags.
I am, as it were, a man proclaimed; I am in a worse plight even than a tramp
who has lost his passport.
They soon found themselves in a gloomy dell, between steep banks overhung with trees, where the profound silence was only broken by the tramp
of their own horses.
The rush of expectant men out of the forecastle, the snatching of hand-spikes, the tramp
of feet, the clink of the pawls, make a stirring accompaniment to a plaintive up-anchor song with a roaring chorus; and this burst of noisy activity from a whole ship's crew seems like a voiceful awakening of the ship herself, till then, in the picturesque phrase of Dutch seamen, "lying asleep upon her iron.
They may let Growler loose if anybody offers to do mischief, and there's Alick's dog too, ready enough to set his tooth in a tramp
if Alick gives him a wink.