She turned, and pointed back to a place at the junction of the road
to London and the road
to Hampstead, where there was a gap in the hedge.
It isn't everyone who knows the road
to Butterfield," Dorothy remarked as she tripped along the lane; "but I've driven there many a time with Uncle Henry, and so I b'lieve I could find it blindfolded.
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.
before them stretched like a ribbon for the next three miles.
But by the straight road
, when once we get through the hollow by the forest, it's good going--sheltered,' said Vasili Andreevich, who wished to go the nearest way.
It was high noontide, when two dusty men passed through his streets and under his swinging lamps: of whom, one was Monsieur Defarge: the other a mender of roads
in a blue cap.
Sparks and burning twigs began to fall into the road
, and single leaves like puffs of flame.
Another fellow now came up, and asked which way the gentlemen were going; of which being informed by Jones, he first scratched his head, and then leaning upon a pole he had in his hand, began to tell him, "That he must keep the right-hand road
for about a mile, or a mile and a half, or such a matter, and then he must turn short to the left, which would bring him round by Measter Jin Bearnes's.
I shall take the straight road
to the river," said Haley, decidedly, after they had come to the boundaries of the estate.
Still wilder became the country, still more terrible the road
, still farther apart the isolated farms and clearings.
reiterated Pew, striking with his stick upon the road
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