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.
There WERE a good many roads
; more than she had ever seen before.
"My wife," said Defarge aloud, addressing Madame Defarge: "I have travelled certain leagues with this good mender of roads
, called Jacques.
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' .
Not a soul was in sight, all the hands being employed in the fields; but, as the barn stood conspicuously and plainly square across the road
, it was evident that their journey in that direction had reached a decided finale.
doesn't give him a chance--it's too snowy,' said Vasili Andreevich, who prided himself on his good horse.
The night he received the news, Kutuzov sent Bagration's vanguard, four thousand strong, to the right across the hills from the Krems-Znaim to the Vienna-Znaim road
. Bagration was to make this march without resting, and to halt facing Vienna with Znaim to his rear, and if he succeeded in forestalling the French he was to delay them as long as possible.
Twice they had to pull up sharp and make a considerable detour, once on account of a fallen tree which blocked the road
, and another time because of the yawning gap where a bridge had fallen away.
By half past eight, when the Deputation was destroyed, there may have been a crowd of three hundred people or more at this place, besides those who had left the road
to approach the Martians nearer.
We may long have left the golden road
behind, but its memories are the dearest of our eternal possessions; and those who cherish them as such may haply find a pleasure in the pages of this book, whose people are pilgrims on the golden road
Then there followed a great to-do through all our old inn, heavy feet pounding to and fro, furniture thrown over, doors kicked in, until the very rocks re-echoed and the men came out again, one after another, on the road
and declared that we were nowhere to be found.
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
. They entered upon the turf, and, impelled by a force that seemed to overrule their will, suddenly stood still, turned, and waited in paralyzed suspense beside the stone.