On the steps, a carpet, thick and heavy, muffled his footfalls.
And sure enough, after an interval, we too could distinguish the footfalls on the dry leaves.
Our footfalls echoed on the metal grids as we hurried along.
He heard the man's footfalls and the sound filled him with fresh alarm.
Then a sound of footfalls told her that he was coming nearer.
The sound of a very muffled footfall or footfalls, carried to his ears.
The carpets are very deep and soft, no noise of footfalls can be heard.
And, as in response to an unspoken summons, footfalls were heard in the entry.
Unnoticed, also, were the sound of footfalls as Mrs. Burke came out on to the verandah.
Stealthily they moved with the footfalls of tigers stalking their prey.