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Next morning I was afoot early, bent on my quest in right good earnest; for I had a remorseful feeling that I had not been sufficiently diligent the day before, had spent too much time in dreaming and moralising, in which opinion I am afraid the reader will agree.
Come to me, Lone Wolf, for there is big game afoot!
Your letter tells me that something special is afoot with you, for I find in it so much about paradise and spring and sweet odours and the songs of birds.
The better to do so, I went afoot, armed with a Henry rifle and carrying three days' rations in my haversack.
Behind them were men afoot, marching in column, with dimly gleaming rifles aslant above their shoulders.
If the banners and flags are shifted about, sedition is afoot. If the officers are angry, it means that the men are weary.
The night passed, and the next day, after dinner, Redruth and I were afoot again and on the road.
Werper, sitting upon the veranda, could hear their voices in earnest discussion, and having realized that something of unusual moment was afoot, he quietly rose from his chair, and keeping well in the shadow of the shrubbery growing profusely about the bungalow, made his silent way to a point beneath the window of the room in which his host and hostess slept.
"There are plenty of wild enterprises afoot," he admitted, "but I don't know, after all, that I wish you particularly to be mixed up in them."
To be sure, it is a scandalous way of travelling, for a great gentleman like you to walk afoot. Now here are two or three good horses in the stable, which the landlord will certainly make no scruple of trusting you with; but, if he should, I can easily contrive to take them; and, let the worst come to the worst, the king would certainly pardon you, as you are going to fight in his cause."
Riach, as I do not think he had been very forward in the battle, so he had got off with nothing worse than a blow upon the cheek: but he looked out of heart and very weary, having been all night afoot, either standing watch or doctoring the wounded.
"Afoot, my lord; I have served always in the infantry.
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