lope along

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lope along

To run, glide, or bound onward with a long, swinging stride. The deer loped along, blissfully unaware of the hunter putting it in his sights. I was struggling to keep up while Tom just loped along beside me.

lope along

to move along, bounding. The dog loped along at a very even pace, answering to his master's whistle. The horses loped along, eager to get home.
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Ellen, here, is a lively girl enough, but then she is no great race-rider; and it would be far more comfortable to boat six or eight hundred miles, than to go loping along like so many elks measuring the prairies; besides, water leaves no trail."
All lapped up slavishly and eagerly by a baying, knuckle-dragging bigoted mob loping along beside them.
Hollis saw one German crazily loping along the top of the wall.
It is loping along, but only relative to the Euro Zone and China, both of which are not exactly excelling.
Loaded with a generic sort of 4Fg prime, my loads were loping along in the 300 fps range.
He was seen, as one woman described it, loping along like a happy puppy, stopping to rub his back against a tree.
I'm glad to see you." His ears forward and eyes watching said, "You interest me." And loping along, tail held high, swinging out into the pasture, then back to you was his way of saying, "Hey!
The barefoot dancers hovered over the massive stonewalls of the 13th century fort, loping along its walls, leaping into the air in perfect coordination as the crowd below cheered them enthusiastically.
But for me the day's most abiding memory was the ease with which Scenic Blast, loping along on the far side of the King's Stand field, put his rivals to bed with a surge that only the supreme sprinters can muster.
I tried thrashing it until it screamed for mercy, I tried loping along using the bottom end of the rev range, refusing to change down a gear until it sounded like a heart attack victim on its final stroke.
Another time I had a trio coming in together, loping along shoulder-to-shoulder across an open field.
and a wolf appeared loping along beside him for fifty yards or so,
Yet this is a proper work horse able to lug a huge amount of kit - I managed to get three 600 road motorcycles, holiday glad rags for three people and four cases of wine from Leiwen in Germany into it - and still maintain motorway speeds loping along in sixth gear.