Many times she caught the glitter of the chariot and ran into the Highway
to give thanks to the Fairy Godmother; but she was never fleet enough to reach the spot.
The bushes which lined the highway
interrupted the view, and the two sleighs were close upon each other before either was seen.
A clamber over the hill into the adjoining vale brought him to the fence of a highway
whose contours he recognized, which settled the question of their whereabouts.
Then, like a battering-ram, one of the powerful hind legs caught me full in the chest and hurled me, half stunned and wholly winded, clear across the broad highway
and into the underbrush of the jungle that fringes it.
Now as Little John stepped blithely along, thinking of nothing but of such things as the sweetness of the hawthorn buds that bedecked the hedgerows, or gazing upward at the lark, that, springing from the dewy grass, hung aloft on quivering wings in the yellow sunlight, pouring forth its song that fell like a falling star from the sky, his luck led him away from the highway
, not far from the spot where Arthur a Bland was peeping this way and that through the leaves of the thickets.
Occasionally they saw armored knights upon the highway
, alone or in small parties, but the child's companion always managed to hasten into cover at the road side until the grim riders had passed.
You cross the ten-acre lot, follow the lane to the highway
, go north to the five branches, and take--let me see--"
Take THAT road," said the Wise-Looking Person, pointing it out; "it is known as the Political Highway
There had been frost during the night, and the white hard road rang loud under their horses' irons as they spurred through the east gate of the town, along the same broad highway
which the unknown French champion had traversed on the day of the jousts.
It was a fair highway
, through the Land of Lost Delight; shadow and sunshine were blessedly mingled, and every turn and dip revealed a fresh charm and a new loveliness to eager hearts and unspoiled eyes.
If we could obtain permission from the Municipal Council to make a hard road, so as to put us in communication with the highway
to Grenoble, the deputy-mayor would be the first gainer by it; for instead of dragging his timber over rough tracks at a great expense, a good road through the canton would enable him to transport it more easily, and to engage in a traffic on a large scale, in all kinds of wood, that would bring in money--not a miserable six hundred francs a year, but handsome sums which would mean a certain fortune for him some day.
Where now firm open fields stretch from the village to the woods, it then ran through a maple swamp on a foundation of logs, the remnants of which, doubtless, still underlie the present dusty highway
, from the Stratton, now the Alms-House Farm, to Brister's Hill.