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1) afoot. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...ADVERB & 1. On foot; walking. 2. In the process of being carried out; astir: plans afoot to resign....

2) Afoot by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts. Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. 1895. A Victorian Anthology, 1837-1895
...the quest and far the ending When my wayfarer is wending— 10 When desire is once afoot, Doom behind and dream attending! In his ears the phantom chime Of incommunicable...

3) Matter's afoot (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...is stirring. Il marche bien, it goes well; c ira. 1 "Now let it work. Mischief, thou art afoot; Take thou what course thou wilt."Shakespeare: Julius Caesar, iii....

4) Game's Afoot (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...1 "I see you stand like greyhounds in the slips, Straining upon the start. The game s afoot! Follow your spirit! And upon this charge Cry 'God for Harry! England!...

5) The Campaign of Crecy. Of the Order of the Englishmen at Cressy, and How They Made Three Battles Afoot. Froissart, Jean. 1909-14. The Chronicles of Froissart. The Harvard Classics
...set all carts and carriages, and within the park were all their horses, for every man was afoot; and into this park there was but one entry. Then he ordained three...

6) 51735. Shakespeare, William. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:51735 QUOTATION:The game's afoot.Follow your spirit, and upon this chargeCry, "God for Harry! England and Saint George!" ATTRIBUTION:William Shakespeare (1564-1616),...

7) Abroach. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To set mischief abroach is to set it afoot. The figure is from a cask of liquor, which is broached that the liquor may be drawn from it. (Fr., brocher, to prick,...

8) 82. Song of the Open Road. Whitman, Walt. 1900. Leaves of Grass
...1 AFOOT and light-hearted, I take to the open road, Healthy, free, the world before me, The long brown path before me, leading wherever I choose. Henceforth I ask...

9) 27268. Hayes, Rutherford Birchard. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:27268 QUOTATION:I marched in with the men afoot; a gallant show they made as they marched up High Street to the depot. Lucy and Mother Webb remained several...

10) 50096. Shakespeare, William. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:50096 QUOTATION:Now let it work! Mischief, thou art afoot,Take thou what course thou wilt. ATTRIBUTION:William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist,...

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