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He wanted to keep them hidden away and looked with amaze- ment at the quiet inexpressive hands of other men who worked beside him in the fields, or passed, driving sleepy teams on country roads.
Now, der's two roads to de river,--de dirt road and der pike,--which Mas'r mean to take?
My wife," said Defarge aloud, addressing Madame Defarge: "I have travelled certain leagues with this good mender of roads, called Jacques.
And yet she was being carried away further and further every moment, while I gazed after her, aimlessly standing in the middle of the road.
A truce to thine insolence, fellow,'' said the armed rider, breaking in on his prattle with a high and stern voice, ``and tell us, if thou canst, the road to How call'd you your Franklin, Prior Aymer?
reiterated Pew, striking with his stick upon the road.
Sparks and burning twigs began to fall into the road, and single leaves like puffs of flame.
English officials - Deputy Commissioners even - turned aside from the main road to visit him, and on those occasions he dressed himself in the uniform of ancient days, and stood up like a ramrod.
We must get back to the road, in some way," said Dorothy.
Up this road from the precincts of the city two persons were walking rapidly, as if unconscious of the trying ascent--unconscious through preoccupation and not through buoyancy.
The road from Chiltern Grange is a lonely one, and at one spot it is particularly so, for it lies for over a mile between Charlington Heath upon one side and the woods which lie round Charlington Hall upon the other.
If Kutuzov decided to abandon the road connecting him with the troops arriving from Russia, he would have to march with no road into unknown parts of the Bohemian mountains, defending himself against superior forces of the enemy and abandoning all hope of a junction with Buxhowden.
They had not gone very far before Bungle, who had run on ahead, came bounding back to say that the road of yellow bricks was just before them.
The good stallion took the sledge along at a brisk pace over the smooth-frozen road through the village, the runners squeaking slightly as they went.
Please, miss," said the shaggy man, "can you tell me the road to Butterfield?