But we can't just pretend he's gonna come strolling back in the door either.
Not long since, a strolling Indian went to sell baskets at the house of a well-known lawyer in my neighborhood.
He told Cynthia about Effie's apparition, then added, "I'm sure it was poor Edith Shipton strolling around the place."
He took his time strolling down row after row of tents, pausing briefly to answer a young man's question about directions.
In 1832 a strolling company of actors visited Mere, and Barnes wrote a farce, The Honest Thief, which they produced, and a comedy which was played at Wincanton.
The chief magnates sat on high- backed chairs at a large table under the portrait of the Emperor, but most of the gentry were strolling about the room.
I passed the golf course, as green as an Irish post card and envied the couple strolling down the fairway.
He returned to Zeeland to die, but was cured mysteriously by a strolling quack.
The diligent student, at first attracted by a company of strolling players, threw aside his studies, and plunged carelessly into gay society.
Whilst very numerous, particularly amongst the low-caste population, in western, central and northern India, resident adherents of Kabir's doctrine are rare in Bengal and the south; although there is hardly a town in India where strolling beggars may not be found singing songs of Kabir in the original or as translated into the local dialects."
At the pumpkin patch, they sipped hot cider while strolling around making their choices and corralling them together, laughing and enjoying the sunshine.
Canning was constantly reminded that his mother was a strolling actress, and was accused of foisting his pauper family on the public funds.
He early went to Paris and obtained work as a sculptor on the church of the Madeleine, but his passion for the stage soon led him to join a strolling company of comedians.
Her father, Michael Opido, was a musician, and her tastes soon declared themselves strongly in favour of a dramatic career; but it was not until after her marriage in 1861 that she first attempted to act, and then it was with a company of strolling players.