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I was rather startled by your sudden appearance in the road; and I am, even now, quite unable to account for it."
I only wondered at your appearance in the road, because it seemed to me to be empty the instant before I saw you."
"There used to be only five roads, highway and all.
These roads are all strange--and what a lot of them there are!
Madame Defarge set wine before the mender of roads called Jacques, who doffed his blue cap to the company, and drank.
She looked back on her years of toil and contrasted them with the joyous life she had lived on the road.
'scuse us trying dat ar road. Don't think I feel spry enough for dat ar, no way!" and Sam gave a hoarse chuckle.
'What do you think--shall we go through Karamyshevo or by the straight road?' asked Vasili Andreevich.
Marching thirty miles that stormy night across roadless hills, with his hungry, ill-shod soldiers, and losing a third of his men as stragglers by the way, Bagration came out on the Vienna-Znaim road at Hollabrunn a few hours ahead of the French who were approaching Hollabrunn from Vienna.
The road before them stretched like a ribbon for the next three miles.
Where the road grows narrow and black between the high banks the crowd jammed, and a desperate struggle occurred.
This appeal seemed to produce some effect, for two of the fellows began to look here and there among the lumber, but half-heartedly, I thought, and with half an eye to their own danger all the time, while the rest stood irresolute on the road.
It was somewhat disguised from the road in passing it by yews and evergreen oaks, but it was visible enough up here.
She walked manfully, and as I neared her I could hear the sturdy ring of her well-shod feet upon the road. There was an air of expectancy about her walk, as though she looked to be met presently by some one due from the opposite direction.
It happened (a thing not very unusual), that the guide who undertook to conduct him on his way, was unluckily unacquainted with the road; so that having missed his right track, and being ashamed to ask information, he rambled about backwards and forwards till night came on, and it began to grow dark.