For three years I had been listening to the voice of Hope, and for three years I had waited for a footstep on my threshold.
You can hear every footstep, which detracts from the experience exponentially.
A tread, every footstep of which might have been passing over them, was close at hand.
I was very much startled while I sat in my muse to hear a footstep coming.
I was just falling into a troubled sleep when a footstep on the gallery startled me back to consciousness.
Scarcely had he reached it when he heard a footstep coming along it.
It was very rare for a footstep, except on Sundays, to cross that lovely spot.
His boot, they had said, fitted a footstep which had been found in the mud in the farm-yard.
There wasn't a sound now, but she could have sworn she had heard a footstep on the hallway above, or on the upper stairs.
“Here he is, then,” said François, as the footstep of Lucien was heard behind them.