Twenty minutes passed, and then he too heard a footfall in the passage outside, and the swish of a dress.
In every little stir and breath she heard the footfall of her enemy.
Suddenly the faintest possible creak of a footfall on the floor behind him.
Her streets will be deserted and silent, not a footfall be heard where the myriads trod.
At half-past six there was the footfall as of one man on the stairs, and he descended slowly.
Just as we sat down to eat, I heard a horse's footfall, and turned to see who it was.
We feel the kingdom throb to its centre at Assyria's first footfall on the border.
I trembled whenever I saw a policeman or heard a footfall on the road.
In the twilight of the unlighted streets scarce a footfall is heard.
An army might have marched from end to end and not a footfall given the alarm.