Leaning upon this he retreated, step by step
, with his face still toward the thing.
Faint light filtered from above through occasional ventilating and lighting tubes, but it was scarce sufficient to enable my human eyes to cope with the darkness, and so I was forced to move with extreme care, feeling my way along step by step
with a hand upon the wall beside me.
Boxtel, who saw all this whilst hiding himself on the landing-place of the staircase above, descended step by step
from his story as Rosa descended from hers; so that, when she touched with her light foot the lowest step of the staircase, Boxtel touched with a still lighter hand the lock of Rosa's chamber.
Knowing the young reporter as we do, we can understand with what acumen he had traced, step by step
, the story of Mathilde Stangerson and Jean Roussel.
Still fight we step by step
with the giant Chance, and over all mankind hath hitherto ruled nonsense, the lack-of-sense.