No cry of false start rang after them, and they saw that their masculine rivals were in close pursuit.
It is very odd how everything has gone wrong with us since that false start.
He walked the floor jerkily, made a false start or so and then brought up before me with an air of decision.
"false start," this man said aloud as Jeremiah Pamflett entered.
The result of the match was unaccountable to all present, and Richard's friends unanimously pressed him to plead a false start.
It was the first time they had met since their encounter in the forest after Longmore's false start for Brussels.
"I wouldn't have this double handicap make a false start to-night for a million," he said.
Ingraham, unfortunately, had to be put back a yard at the line for a false start, and could not overcome the handicap.
But he subsequently recognized that this was a false start, and began afresh from another basis.
He was more than disappointed at the upshot of his wild speculations, and in himself for the false start that he had made.