By the time I had arrived at the end of the road
I had become completely absorbed in my own fanciful visions of Limmeridge House, of Mr.
She tried to count them, knowing there ought to be five, but when she had counted seventeen she grew bewildered and stopped, for the roads
were as many as the spokes of a wheel and ran in every direction from the place where they stood; so if she kept on counting she was likely to count some of the roads
Close to the road
, on their left, was a roofless house, and a family of children crying underneath a tarpaulin shelter.
Madame Defarge set wine before the mender of roads
called Jacques, who doffed his blue cap to the company, and drank.
Jones suspecting what had happened, acquainted the guide with his apprehensions; but he insisted on it, that they were in the right road
, and added, it would be very strange if he should not know the road
to Bristol; though, in reality, it would have been much stranger if he had known it, having never past through it in his life before.
As the child complained of hunger and thirst, she climbed over the fence with him; and, sitting down behind a large rock which concealed them from the road
, she gave him a breakfast out of her little package.
I'd sooner stick to the road
, an' shoot a deer an' catch a trout once in a while, an' lie on my back in the shade, an' laugh with you an' have fun with you, an' .
Kutuzov himself with all his transport took the road
through Karamyshevo was more frequented and was well marked with a double row of high stakes.
Then, with a whistling note that rose above the droning of the pit, the beam swung close over their heads, lighting the tops of the beech trees that line the road
, and splitting the bricks, smashing the windows, firing the window frames, and bring- ing down in crumbling ruin a portion of the gable of the house nearest the corner.
Four or five of them obeyed at once, two remaining on the road
with the formidable beggar.
Each gave a start at the notes, and, walking onward yet a few steps, they reached the first milestone, standing whitely on the green margin of the grass, and backed by the down, which here was open to the road