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It is a smaller foot, this second trail, and the toes turn inward.
Faster, faster, and faster; lightly, more lightly, and yet more lightly whirled the count, flying round Marya Dmitrievna, now on his toes, now on his heels; until, turning his partner round to her seat, he executed the final pas, raising his soft foot backwards, bowing his perspiring head, smiling and making a wide sweep with his arm, amid a thunder of applause and laughter led by Natasha.
In turn, at night on deck, wriggling her toes at him under a rug to simulate some strange and crawling creature of an invader, he would dare to simulate his own befoolment and quite disrupt Villa's bed with his frantic ferocious attack on the thing that he knew was only her toes.
The creature could bend either way, and its white toes now curled the same way the black ones on the other side had done.
Mr Swiviller looked with a supercilious smile at Mr Chegg's toes, then raised his eyes from them to his ankles, from that to his shin, from that to his knee, and so on very gradually, keeping up his right leg, until he reached his waistcoat, when he raised his eyes from button to button until he reached his chin, and travelling straight up the middle of his nose came at last to his eyes, when he said abruptly,
And besides, if you will I'll show you my sore toe.
A GREAT big water-beetle came up underneath the lily leaf and tweaked the toe of one of his goloshes.
But her great toe could not go into it, and the shoe was altogether much too small for her.
His dull eyes glistened; but a tremor took him from top to toe, and he shook his head.
Men, women, children, hurled themselves on the cruppers and the breasts of the horses, and hung there like cats, with teeth, finger nails and toe nails.
The foot in the boot with a hole in it had already grown numb, and he could no longer feel his big toe.
With a regal wave she motioned the young man towards the door, and then with one hand upon her hip she stood in a careless, lounging attitude by the gate, kicking her toe against the wall and listlessly awaiting the return of the driver.
So's the whole toe," he said, drawing his pocket-knife and opening a blade.
My man became painfully acquainted with the toe of a boot.
Of course you may put it that way," was the reply; "but, seriously, I once threw over a most charming girl on learning quite accidentally that she had suffered amputation of a toe.