If you’ll believe me, I did not once put my foot out of doors, though I was there a fortnight.
As she said these words her foot slipped, and in another moment, splash!
Still she went on growing, and, as a last resource, she put one arm out of the window, and one foot up the chimney, and said to herself ‘Now I can do no more, whatever happens.
She drew her foot as far down the chimney as she could, and waited till she heard a little animal (she couldn’t guess of what sort it was) scratching and scrambling about in the chimney close above her: then, saying to herself ‘This is Bill,’ she gave one sharp kick, and waited to see what would happen next.
Then she went to work nibbling at the mushroom (she had kept a piece of it in her pocket) till she was about a foot high: then she walked down the little passage: and then—she found herself at last in the beautiful garden, among the bright flower-beds and the cool fountains.
This did not seem to encourage the witness at all: he kept shifting from one foot to the other, looking uneasily at the Queen, and in his confusion he bit a large piece out of his teacup instead of the bread-and-butter.
I shall satiate my ardent curiosity with the sight of a part of the world never before visited, and may tread a land never before imprinted by the foot of man.
One of the best of these I entered, but I had hardly placed my foot within the door before the children shrieked, and one of the women fainted.
She continued her course along the precipitous sides of the river, when suddenly her foot slipped, and she fell into the rapid stream.
As he was proceeding along the sands, he struck his foot against something and fell at his length on the ground.