Certainly, as if treading on dangerous ground, Sidney avoided it.
"It was of that first treading that the Skin talked," agreed the Coyote.
But, as it happened, there was no need of his treading so very lightly.
All the belligerents seem to be treading on the toes of Greece.
He apologised to the militaire for treading on his toes, and wondered "how the devil he got there!"
She went up-stairs, treading softly, lest she might disturb Vere.
The path they were treading might be narrow and beset with thorns, but it was the path leading to glory.
He hardly dared to drop to his feet for fear of treading on something.
His knees were tottering, he was treading as on waves; yet he went on.
He paused; but second thoughts, treading on the heels of surprise, reassured him.