Let me try first, and pave
the way, as the saying is.
Their talk is full of "buts," "notwithstandings," "for myself I should," "were I in your place" (they often say "in your place"),-- phrases, however, which pave
the way to opposition.
The one wise thing to do now was to pave
the way for the exertion of Sir Patrick's superior influence, and Sir Patrick's superior skill.
Occupation over the letter that was easy to write might have its fortifying effect on her mind, and might pave
the way for resuming the letter that was hard to write.
with which you may sweep or pave
the streets, and split your kindlings, and the teamster shelter himself and his lading against sun, wind, and rain behind it -- and the trader, as a Concord trader once did, hang it up by his door for a sign when he commences business, until at last his oldest customer cannot tell surely whether it be animal, vegetable, or mineral, and yet it shall be as pure as a snowflake, and if it be put into a pot and boiled, will come out an excellent dun-fish for a Saturday's dinner.
There was also a clearing out at the West Oakland stables of mares whose feet had been knocked out on the hard city pave
meets, and he was offered first choice at bargain prices.
Two decades of puppet government are enervating, I admit, but they only pave
the way more surely to the inevitable reaction.
If it will help to pave
the way to a renewed understanding between us, I am prepared to apologize for striking Clarence.
The more carefully I reflected on what had passed between us, the more shrewdly I suspected the production of the casket, and the application for the loan, of having been mere formalities, designed to pave
the way for the parting inquiry addressed to me.
I left her, and set forth to pave
the way for discovery--the dark and doubtful way, which began at the lawyer's door.
He could pave
the way, he said, in half an hour, and then they would go down to Brentford.
Powerful people maneuver for position and worry endlessly about who is IN and who is OUT, who is UP and who is DOWN, forgetting those people whose toil and sweat sends us here and paves