Nimble children ran about the drying paths, covered with the prints of bare feet.
A smart guard jumped out, giving a whistle, and after him one by one the impatient passengers began to get down: an officer of the guards, holding himself erect, and looking severely about him; a nimble little merchant with a satchel, smiling gaily; a peasant with a sack over his shoulder.
Thick-set and of middle height, with nimble movements, with his brown hat, olive-green coat and narrow trousers—though wide trousers had been a long while in fashion,—most of all, with the ordinariness of his broad face, and the combined expression of timidity and anxiety to keep up his dignity, Mihailov made an unpleasant impression.
"Here, if you please," he said, moving on one side with his nimble gait and pointing to his picture, "it’s the exhortation to Pilate.
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Jack be nimble. Jack be quick. Jack jump over the candlestick.
She watched her daughter’s nimble fingers type instructions into the iPhone.