Which preposition to use with strutted

about Occurrences 46%

He struts about the streets of The Corner as a great mine owner, and with the power of Lord Nick behind him, not one of the people of the gambling houses and dance halls dares cross him.

in Occurrences 25%

In they came with rattle of steel and clashing of swords, and ring of horses' feet on cobblestones, whereat a flock of pigeons that strutted in the sun flew with flapping wings to the high eaves of the round towers.

before Occurrences 8%

" "You can spare yourself any tears on my account," the prisoner answered, casting a look of scorn and indignation on the proud little fellow who strutted before him with ill-concealed exultation.

like Occurrences 7%

"See how he struts like a gamecock.

with Occurrences 6%

Wherever those a people drain, And strut with infamy and gain, I envy not their guilt and state, And scorn to share the public hate.

of Occurrences 5%

Discarding the stiff buckram strut of martial tradition, he educated them to move with the loafing insouciance of the Indian, or the graceful ease of the panther.

on Occurrences 5%

An Australian settler's wife bestows on some poor slaving gin a cast-off French bonnet; before she has gone a hundred yards, her husband snatches it off, puts it on his own mop, quiets her for its loss with a tap of the waddie, and struts on in glory.

around Occurrences 5%

The rooster went strutting around the tent backwards as rapidly and steadily as a normal chicken.

across Occurrences 5%

He was full of apple-jack, and strutted across the way to accost me.

over Occurrences 5%

"We shall all have to live up to your shoulder-straps and brass buttons after this, Wesley," she cried, as the proud young dandy strutted over the arabesques of the library, where the delighted papa marched him, the better to survey the boy's splendor.

to Occurrences 4%

Then, I nailed the heads of the struts to these, and, driving them well home at the bottoms, nailed them again there.

at Occurrences 3%

Why have they not, at length, been shown for what they had so long received their pay, and informed, that the duty of a soldier is not wholly performed by strutting at a review?

for Occurrences 3%

He would strut for hours before any one who would listen to his senseless twaddle and would harangue and discourse on the rights of the people.

into Occurrences 2%

And then the men had the panel back in its place, and were hasting to drive the supporting struts into their positions.

from Occurrences 2%

"It's John Merrick" passed from mouth to mouth, and the uniformed official strutted from one window to another, saying: "I showed him in myself.

along Occurrences 1%

Men who could not afford so many of these copper rings would still, he found, strut along as if they had them.

past Occurrences 1%

Just outside and on guard walked one of the navy's jack-tars, but the bronze man strutted past him and kicked the gate open without the jack-tar's pretending to notice it.

than Occurrences 1%

As Grizel came up the path on that bright afternoon, she could no more have helped strutting than the bud to open on the appointed day.

through Occurrences 1%

Presently this hour, and whatever is strutting through this hour, is added to the heaped crypts wherein lie all that was worthiest in the old time.

behind Occurrences 1%

How like Boileau's parson I strut behind my double chin!

among Occurrences 1%

The most useful cock is generally the greatest tyrant, who struts among his hens despotically, with his head erect and his eyes ever watchful.

Which preposition to use with  strutted