She felt moved to read the book in secret and solitude, though none of the others had done so,—to hide it from view at the sound of approaching footsteps.
There was the sound of approaching voices.
When the voices of the bathers were heard approaching, Robert said good-night.
The flowers were like new acquaintances; she approached them in a familiar spirit, and made herself at home among them.
XXI Some people contended that the reason Mademoiselle Reisz always chose apartments up under the roof was to discourage the approach of beggars, peddlars and callers.
As the day approached when he was to leave her for a comparatively long stay, she grew melting and affectionate, remembering his many acts of consideration and his repeated expressions of an ardent attachment.
She closed the stove door with a bang, and approaching, assisted in removing Edna’s dripping mackintosh.
Once she thought she heard Mademoiselle Reisz approaching.
Oh! you cannot deceive me," and Mademoiselle approached her beloved instrument and began to play.