Hunsden, I made up my mind to be for the present wholly misjudged by him, and misjudged I was; he thought he had been rather too hard upon me, and that I was crushed by the weight of his upbraidings; so to re-assure me he said, doubtless I should mend some day; I was only at the beginning of life yet; and since happily I was not quite without sense, every false step
I made would be a good lesson.
Pickwick's head disappeared with great swiftness, in consequence of a false step
on Sam's shoulder which brought him suddenly to the ground.
And I had an idea that false step
must have destroyed the balance of the structure behind which our musician was concealed.
If Shere Khan had made a false step
with his lame paw up in the jungles by the Waingunga, Mowgli would have heard him in those long, still mornings.
We were pirouetting on the edge of an abyss; sooner or later the false step
must come and the pit swallow us.
When you asked me to believe that she walked along a narrow strip of grass without once making a false step
, I remarked, as you may remember, that it was a noteworthy performance.
There, and in the eyes, was the secret of the certitude with which she carried the heavy sacks up the steep steps, with never a false step
or overbalance, and emptied them in the grain-bin.
A horse, or a false step
on the stairs, or something of that sort.
I must be calm, and above all, I must make no false steps
There was an early candidate for unluckiest loser of the season at Ayr, where Caledonia appeared to take a false step
and fall when clear after the final flight in the maiden hurdle.
The modest team lacked an accurate test environment, and one false step
during the upgrade could result in expensive downtime.
We won't make a false step
in Georgia," said Loew's assistant Thomas Schneider.
Rex Bionics, which makes robotic limbs for wheelchair users, issued a profits warning for the year to next March after it said it needed to secure clinical data on the health benefits of its products.
But a false step
in border negotiations would mean New Delhi not just losing its hold over Aksai Chin and Tawang in the east, but also surrendering the critical leverage of having a say in the final settlement of Tibet issue especially in the post Dalai Lama era.
One false step
and you're home, so you already have that pressure," the former Newcastle player said.