Road sentence examples

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  • Didn't the police set up road blocks?

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  • The saturated road no longer absorbed the water, which ran along the ruts in streams.

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  • At the edge of the road stood an oak.

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  • We breakfasted and were on the road by the agreed time.

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  • A short walk up the road uncovered another mailbox.

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  • I have my horizon bounded by woods all to myself; a distant view of the railroad where it touches the pond on the one hand, and of the fence which skirts the woodland road on the other.

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  • His face was a road map of emotion, traveling from puzzled, to comprehensive and then on to frustration.

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  • "But where is it?" he again wondered, gazing at the left side of the road, and without recognizing it he looked with admiration at the very oak he sought.

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  • They started down the road toward a ranch house.

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  • The mother dragon probably knows the road to the earth's surface, and if she went the other way then we have come the wrong way, said the Wizard, thoughtfully.

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  • The southern spring, the comfortable rapid traveling in a Vienna carriage, and the solitude of the road, all had a gladdening effect on Pierre.

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  • Soon they came into the main road where a number of the king's men were waiting.

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  • He had not gone farther than to the end of the innkeeper's field, when to his surprise he found that the road forked.

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  • Kutuzov himself with all his transport took the road to Znaim.

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  • Maybe Sarah or Giddon would take her to the little country store where the dirt road joined the highway.

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  • They were several miles down the road before either of them spoke.

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  • I one evening overtook one of my townsmen, who has accumulated what is called "a handsome property"--though I never got a fair view of it--on the Walden road, driving a pair of cattle to market, who inquired of me how I could bring my mind to give up so many of the comforts of life.

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  • All along the road the farmers were waiting for them.

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  • But the weather and the scenery were so beautiful, and it was such fun to go scooting over the smoother part of the road, I didn't mind the mishaps in the least.

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  • I was so busy following the road map I made so many years ago that I didn't notice it was outdated.

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  • Towards evening he told his men to ride home by the main road while he went by another way that was somewhat longer.

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  • Jane, our GPS, as Betsy named her, didn't let us down and we found our friend's cabin at the end of a dusty road, hungry for dinner after a six hour drive.

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  • Often in a snow-storm, even by day, one will come out upon a well-known road and yet find it impossible to tell which way leads to the village.

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  • We have to get on the road after lunch.

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  • The trail couldn't have been a road... more likely a wash.

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  • He swung the car off the road and under an arch that read "Ambrosia Acres."

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  • They wasted no time getting on the road and Brandon was driving fast.

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  • Meeting Bagration's weak detachment on the Znaim road he supposed it to be Kutuzov's whole army.

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  • A motor home passed by, with California plates, only the open road of the entire country ahead of them.

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  • They stopped by the side of the road and made their manners.

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  • She stood in the road after he left, watching until he turned a corner and drove out of sight.

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  • Connie would be on the road right now.

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  • This time he followed the main road for a while before dipping off onto a well used trail.

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  • Without another word he road away from the wagons.

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  • Several wounded men passed along the road, and words of abuse, screams, and groans mingled in a general hubbub, then the firing died down.

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  • "Take this road, your honor, that way you will be killed at once!" a soldier shouted to him.

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  • Meeting a comrade at the last post station but one before Moscow, Denisov had drunk three bottles of wine with him and, despite the jolting ruts across the snow-covered road, did not once wake up on the way to Moscow, but lay at the bottom of the sleigh beside Rostov, who grew more and more impatient the nearer they got to Moscow.

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  • Balashev did not do so at once, but continued to advance along the road at a walking pace.

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  • Then he got into the buggy again and took the reins, and the horse at once backed away from the tree, turned slowly around, and began to trot down the sandy road which was just visible in the dim light.

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  • For I came to town still, like a friendly Indian, when the contents of the broad open fields were all piled up between the walls of the Walden road, and half an hour sufficed to obliterate the tracks of the last traveller.

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  • It wasn't the open road wanderers I envied but the home town golfers; they seemed so content in their pastoral surroundings.

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  • What did you do with that old road map to your future?

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  • Bordeaux pulled the team off the road, following a trail off through the pasture.

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  • Betsy would be home from her road trip and together we'd take on Quinn.

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  • Some of these bundles contained the things they would need on the road; some contained clothing; and some contained goods which the master would sell in the city.

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  • He died in the road at the foot of Brister's Hill shortly after I came to the woods, so that I have not remembered him as a neighbor.

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  • We've got some three foot drifts on the road out here.

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  • The neighbors couldn't see into any of their windows, and they were far enough off the main road that the only traffic would be people coming to see them.

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  • Farther down the hill, on the left, on the old road in the woods, are marks of some homestead of the Stratton family; whose orchard once covered all the slope of Brister's Hill, but was long since killed out by pitch pines, excepting a few stumps, whose old roots furnish still the wild stocks of many a thrifty village tree.

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  • Nor was it much better by the carriage road from Brister's Hill.

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  • Crossing a road they descended a steep incline and saw several men lying on the ground; they also met a crowd of soldiers some of whom were unwounded.

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  • When I saw, your excellency, that their first battalion was disorganized, I stopped in the road and thought: 'I'll let them come on and will meet them with the fire of the whole battalion'--and that's what I did.

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  • He was met in the avenue by coachmen and footmen, who, with loud shouts, dragged his sleighs up to one of the lodges over the road purposely laden with snow.

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  • All began to run and bustle, and Rostov saw coming up the road behind him several riders with white plumes in their hats.

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  • Having come out onto the road he reined in his horse, hesitating whether to ride along it or cross it and ride over the black field up the hillside.

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  • Along the road from Pratzen galloped what looked like a squadron of horsemen in various uniforms.

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  • She applied the brakes and the dust cloud caught up, cloaking the road so thickly that visibility was down to the front of the car.

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  • I drove south toward town on the West Surry Road but instead of following Court Street, turned back north west on the Old Walpole to Howie's home.

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  • While this Greenbriar Road property is not quite so inviting, a spring lock on a back door was no serious test.

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  • They were lined up as far as the eye could see on the Apian Way, the main road through Rome, as a warning to other slaves who might consider rebellion.

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  • She swerves off the road and narrowly averts collisions.

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  • East of my bean-field, across the road, lived Cato Ingraham, slave of Duncan Ingraham, Esquire, gentleman, of Concord village, who built his slave a house, and gave him permission to live in Walden Woods;--Cato, not Uticensis, but Concordiensis.

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  • I took this course when I went to lecture in Lincoln in the evening, travelling in no road and passing no house between my own hut and the lecture room.

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  • At each ascent or descent of the road the crowds were yet denser and the din of shouting more incessant.

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  • If Kutuzov decided to retreat along the road from Krems to Olmutz, to unite with the troops arriving from Russia, he risked being forestalled on that road by the French who had crossed the Vienna bridge, and encumbered by his baggage and transport, having to accept battle on the march against an enemy three times as strong, who would hem him in from two sides.

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  • A herd of cattle was being driven along the road from the village, and over the fields the larks rose trilling, one after another, like bubbles rising in water.

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  • Ahead was nothing but a narrow dirt road lined with mature Oak trees and brush.

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  • 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.

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  • He kept his eyes on the road, his expression unreadable.

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  • There almost seems to be more to you, she considered, focus on the road.

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  • This road serves as a carrier for the northern coal producing districts.

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  • If he was on the road, he didn't need to be distracted.

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  • "Who the devil has put the logs on the road?" snarled he.

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  • Somewhere a storm was gathering, but only a small cloud had scattered some raindrops lightly, sprinkling the road and the sappy leaves.

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  • As soon as they had passed the fence they all spread out evenly and quietly, without noise or talk, along the road and field leading to the Otradnoe covert.

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  • While they drove past the garden the shadows of the bare trees often fell across the road and hid the brilliant moonlight, but as soon as they were past the fence, the snowy plain bathed in moonlight and motionless spread out before them glittering like diamonds and dappled with bluish shadows.

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  • So little was his rejoinder appreciated that Napoleon did not notice it at all and naively asked Balashev through what towns the direct road from there to Moscow passed.

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  • Balashev, who was on the alert all through the dinner, replied that just as "all roads lead to Rome," so all roads lead to Moscow: there were many roads, and "among them the road through Poltava, which Charles XII chose."

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  • Rostov riding in front gave the order "Forward!" and the hussars, with clanking sabers and subdued talk, their horses' hoofs splashing in the mud, defiled in fours and moved along the broad road planted with birch trees on each side, following the infantry and a battery that had gone on in front.

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  • Rostov, always closely followed by Ilyin, rode along the side of the road between two rows of birch trees.

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  • Far in the distance in that birch and fir forest to the right of the road, the cross and belfry of the Kolocha Monastery gleamed in the sun.

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  • In the village, in the house, in the garden, by the well, by the pond, over all the rising ground, and all along the road uphill from the bridge leading to the village, not more than five hundred yards away, crowds of men could be seen through the shimmering mist.

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  • I sorely wish I could keep them longer but on the road, it's difficult.

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  • They had not met for nearly half a year and, being at the age when young men take their first steps on life's road, each saw immense changes in the other, quite a new reflection of the society in which they had taken those first steps.

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  • The road was clear again; Pierre descended the hill and drove on.

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  • Beyond that, less than three feet separated the road from the edge of a cliff.

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  • It's wonderful on the open road once more!

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  • I rode on a rough road, and fell off three or four times, and am now awfully lame!

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  • Farther in the woods than any of these, where the road approaches nearest to the pond, Wyman the potter squatted, and furnished his townsmen with earthenware, and left descendants to succeed him.

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  • A large rock beside the road provided a place to rest while she listened for vehicles.

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  • All along the sides of the road fallen horses were to be seen, some flayed, some not, and broken-down carts beside which solitary soldiers sat waiting for something, and again soldiers straggling from their companies, crowds of whom set off to the neighboring villages, or returned from them dragging sheep, fowls, hay, and bulging sacks.

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  • There was no street sign, but according to the map, it had to be the correct road.

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  • The road gradually narrowed and climbed through hills choked with brush and huge oak trees.

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  • She maneuvered the car around washed out places and eased it over rocks that erupted from the surface of the dusty road.

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  • An hour and a half on the road and no trace of the bridge.

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  • Trees arched over the road, forming a canopy of leaves.

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  • The road began to widen and after a sharp bend she came into the tiny town indicated on the map.

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  • She breathed a little easier as she drove through the town that was little more than a wide spot in the road.

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  • A real estate sign advertising a house for sale peeped out from tall grass beside the road.

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  • Megan watched as the car backed down the drive and then started down the road.

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  • I'm doing some work at a broiler farm down the road a piece.

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  • It was purely coincidental that he was on the same flight out of Los Angeles, and that he happened to work down the road from the house she rented.

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  • Keaton pulled the car off the road into a grassy parking area beside the creek and shut off the engine.

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  • Surely he hadn't planned to spend four hours on the road.

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  • Just keep to your right on the main road and you'll get to the highway just fine.

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  • She watched his car disappear down the road and shook her head.

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  • He swung the car off on a side road and turned around, heading back toward the cabin.

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  • At the road she turned toward Justin's apartment, dust flying behind her car.

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  • Her adrenaline soared at the thought of taking the vehicle out on Highway 1, the road that hugged the coast.

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  • The car gripped the road so well, she couldn't imagine how fast that was!

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  • "You have the wrong person," she said and pushed Ashley towards the road.

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  • She focused again on the road, sensing he was waiting for her reaction.

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  • The cottage was dark, but she saw the lights of another house on down a long stretch of road that hugged a massive hill.

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  • Standing in the middle of a dirt road, god-knew-where, stuck between the bristling Black God and Original Other, Jessi couldn't imagine her situation getting worse.

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  • "Now, we're on terms I can live with," the Other said, reappearing across the road with one hand gripping Ashley's arm.

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  • Jessi struggled to keep from running across the road and grabbing her cousin.

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  • of Angora, near the head of a narrow valley through which the Angora-Sivas road runs.

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  • The first advance came about 74, when what is now Baden was invaded and in part annexed and a road carried from the Roman base on the upper Rhine, Strassburg, to the Danube just above Ulm.

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  • of London, on the main road to Oxford, and on the Great Central & Great Western joint railway.

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  • The broad Oxford road forms its picturesque main street.

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  • from Jerusalem on the road to Gaza, identified by E.

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  • Close to this temple on the west is the site of the gate known in later times as the Porta Aurea, through which the modern road passes, so that no traces now remain.

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  • The main road system, which dates from 1828, previous to which there were only tracks, is good, and the roads well engineered; many of them are traversed daily by post vehicles.

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  • Some road motor services have been instituted.

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  • A branch from this road ran to Olbia (followed closely by the modern highroad and railway also), and was perhaps the main line of communication, though the itineraries state that the road from Carales to Olbia ran through the centre of the island by Biora, Valentia, Sorabile (near Fonni) and Caput Thyrsi.

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  • Many milestones belonging to the road from Carales to Olbia have been found, but all but one of them (which was seen at Valentia) belong to the portion of the road within 12 m.

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  • Turris Libisonis was also connected with Othoca by a road along the west coast, passing through Tharros, Cornus and Bosa; this road went on to Tibula 2 (Capo della Testa) at the north extremity of the island and so by the coast to Olbia.

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  • From Tibula another road ran inland to join the road from Carales to Olbia some 16 m.

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  • Carales was also connected with Olbia by a road along the east coast.

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  • The south-west corner of the island was served by a direct road from Carales westward through Decimomannu (note the name Decimo, a survival, no doubt, of a Roman post-station ad decimum lapidem), where there is a fine Roman bridge over 100 yds.

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  • There is also a road through Nora and along the coast past Sulci to Metalla and Neapolis, and thence to Othoca.

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  • In 1443 the allied armies of the Hungarians under Hunyady and the Servians under George Brankovich, retook it from the Turks, but in 1456 it again came under Turkish dominion, and remained for more than 300 years the most important Turkish military station on the road between Hungary and Constantinople.

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  • The nucleus of the township lies on high ground to the east of the Edgware road, which crosses the Welsh Harp reservoir of Regent's Canal, a favourite fishing and skating resort.

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  • are Woolwich and Shooter's Hill Roads, the second representing the old high road through Kent, the Roman Watling Street.

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  • It seems possible that the road at first led to Tusculum, that it was then prolonged to Labici, and later still became a road for through traffic; it may even have superseded the Via Latina as a route to the S.E., for, while the distance from Rome to their main junction at Ad Bivium (or to another junction at Compitum Anagninum) is practically identical, the summit level of the former is 725 ft.

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  • After their junction it is probable that the road bore the name Via Latina rather than Via Labicana.

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  • The course of the road after the first six miles from Rome is not identical with that of any modern road, but can be clearly traced by remains of pavement and buildings along its course.

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  • MEGARA, an ancient Greek town on the road from Attica to Corinth.

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  • The shortest road across this range passes along the eastern side of the mountains, and the most difficult part is the celebrated Scironian rocks, the mythic home of the robber Sciron.

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  • from Rome by the Via Ostiensis, a road of very ancient origin still followed by a modern road which preserves some traces of the old pavement and remains of several ancient bridges.

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  • On the east the site is approached by an ancient road, flanked by tombs.

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  • TRACHIS, a city of ancient Greece, situated at the head of the Malian Gulf in a small plain between the rivers Asopus and Melas, and enclosed by the mountain wall of Oeta which here extended close to the sea and by means of the Trachinian Cliffs completely commanded the main road from Thessaly.

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  • from its own port of Punta Santiago, with which it is connected by a good road; a railway was under construction in 1908, and some of the sugar factories of the department are now connected by rail with the port.

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  • The mountain tribes on the road (the Oxii, Pers, Huzha), accustomed to exact blackmail even from the king's train, learnt by a bitter lesson that a stronger hand had come to wield the empire.

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  • south of Stuttgart by road and 43 m.

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  • Wendover (Wendovre, Wandovre, Wendoura) is on the Upper Icknield Way, which was probably an ancient British road, and various traces of a British settlement have been found in the town and neighbourhood.

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  • It lay on the ancient trade route from Sinope to the Euphrates, on the Persian "Royal Road" from Sardis to Susa, and on the great Roman highway from Ephesus to the East.

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  • Three Oecumenical Conferences have been held - two at City Road, London, in and 1901, and one at Washington in 1891.

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  • The first road was quickly followed by the Kansas.

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  • 1909, but in the meantime passengers were conveyed by road over the pass.

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  • A large army of twenty-four thousand men was collected at Montevideo, and on the 8th of January 1852 the allied forces crossed the Parana and the road to Buenos Aires lay open before them.

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  • A gate in the valley, known as the Fish Gate, opened on a road which, leading from the north, went down the Tyropoeon valley to the southern part of the city.

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  • The city is connected with its port, Jaffa, by a carriage road, 41 m., and by a metre-gauge railway, 54 m., which was completed in 1892, and is worked by a French company.

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  • There are also carriage roads to Bethlehem, Hebron and Jericho, and a road to Nablus was in course of construction in 1909.

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  • A few miles above this point the river is spanned by the magnificent bridges of Cubzac-lesPonts, which carry a road and railway.

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  • A line of road was constructed across the mountains as far as the Macquarie river by the surveyor, Mr Evans, and the town of Bathurst laid out.

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  • In 1906 a light railway was opened to Pandharpur from Barsi Road on the Great Indian Peninsula railway.

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  • The principal thoroughfares are Wandsworth Road and Battersea Park and York Roads from east to west, connected north and south with the Victoria or Chelsea, Albert and Battersea bridges over the Thames.

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  • York Road recalls the existence of a palace of the archbishops of York, occasionally occupied by them between the reigns of Edward IV.

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  • 3, which identifies the blood with the soul of the animal and therefore prohibits its use fairly represents the current conception both among primitive peoples as well as among those who had advanced along the road of culture and civilization.

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  • It has a station on the Cambrian line between Moat Lane and Brecon, and two others (high and low levels) at Builth Road about 14 m.

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  • From the traces of a Roman road between Nantwich and Middlewich, and the various Roman remains that have been found in the neighbourhood, it has been conjectured that Nantwich was a salttown in Roman times, but of this there is no conclusive evidence.

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  • to N.E., connecting Burlington, Montpelier and St Albans and affording connexion to the north with Montreal and to the south over trackage shared with the Boston & Maine, with the New London Northern which is leased by this road, and the Rutland railway (New York Central system) extending along the western edge of the state and connecting Rutland with Burlington to the north and with Bellows Falls and Bennington to the south.

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  • of Orvieto by road, situated on the northeast bank of the lake of Bolsena.

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  • from its station (Grampound Road) on the Great Western railway.

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  • Extending along the front of the town is the boulevard de la Republique, a fine road built by Sir Morton Peto on a series of arches, with a frontage of 3700 ft., and bordered on one side by handsome buildings, whilst a wide promenade overlooking the harbour runs along the other.

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  • in length) and an ancient brick arch (called the Arco del Sacramento), while below the town is the Ponte Lebroso, a bridge of the Via Appia over the Sabbato, and along the road to Avellino are remains of thermae.

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  • o i 1, otherwise at Teanum; the pavement of the road between the latter place and Suessa is in places well preserved, especially near Teano, and so is that of a road ascending from Suessa northward towards the crater mentioned.

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  • of Oxford by road.

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  • of Vasilkov, on the main road from Kiev to the Crimea, in 49 47' N.

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  • This road was practically abandoned when the Indian government telegraph line, which ran along it, was removed to a road farther east in 1906.

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  • road which passes immediately under the E.

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  • wall, and the road from Shechem to the maritime plain which runs a little to the W.

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  • 4), but the foundation bed is mounted on a truck which is carried on railway or road wheels.

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  • Three miles to the south of Herat the Kandahar road crosses the river by a masonry bridge of 26 arches now in ruins.

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  • So zealously was the work of improvement pursued that within little more than six years of the transfer the aggregate extent of road wires in the United Kingdom was already 63,000 m.

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  • The Post Office co-operated with the London County Council to put difficulties in the way of the company which had placed wires underground in London with the consent of the local road authorities.

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  • In February the Postmaster-General applied for an injunction to restrain the company from opening any street or public road within the county of London without the consent of the Postmaster - General and the London County Council, which injunction was granted in July.

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  • He takes no heed of his rider, pays no attention whether he be on his back or not, walks straight on when once set agoing, merely because he is too stupid to turn aside, and then should some tempting thorn or green branch allure him out of the path, continues to walk on in the new direction simply because he is too dull to turn back into the right road.

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  • This is most clearly marked on the side of the Apennines, where the great Aemilian Way, which has been the high road from the time of the Romans to our own, preserves an unbroken straight line from Rimini to Piacenza, a distance of more than 150 m., during which the underfalls of the mountains continually approach it on the left, without once crossing the line of road.

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  • of road per sq.

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  • They are as a rule well kept up in north and central Italy, less so in the south, where, especially in Calabria, many villages are inaccessible by road and have only footpaths leading to them.

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  • Prefixed to this are two sections dealing respectively with (A) the ethnographical and philological divisions of ancient Italy, and (B) the unification of the country under Augustus, the growth of the road system and so forth.

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  • As the supremacy of Rome extended itself Roads, over Italy, the Roman road system grew step by step, each fresh conquest being marked by the pushing forward of roads through the heart of the newly-won territory, and the establishment of fortresses in connection with them.

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  • of Capua, the second city in Italy in the 3rd century B.C., and the centre of the road system of Campania.

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  • From Beneventum, another important road centre, the Via Appia itself ran south-east through the mountains past Venusia to Tarentum on the south-west coast of the heel, and thence across Calabria to Brundusium, while Trajans correction of it, following an older mule-track, ran north-east through the mountains and then through the lower ground of Apulia, reaching the coast at Barium.

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  • The Via Salaria, a very ancient road, with its branch, the Via Caecilia, ran north-eastwards to the Adriatic coast and so also did the Via Flaminia, which reached the coast at Fanum Fortunae, and thence followed it to Ariminum.

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  • The road along the east coast from Fanum Fortmrnae down to Barium, which connected the terminations of the Via Salaria and Via Valeria, and of other roads farther south crossing from Campania, had no special name in ancient times, as far as we know.

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  • The Via Flaminia was the earliest and most important road to the north; and it was soon extended (in 187 B.C.) by the Via Aemilia running through Bononia as far as Placentia, in an almost absolutely straight line between the plain of the P0 and the foot of the Apennines.

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  • In the same year a road was constructed over the Apennines from Bon.onia to Arretium, but it is difficult to suppose that it was not until later that the Via Cassia was made, giving a direct communication between Arretium and Rome.

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  • The road system of Cisalpine Gaul was mainly co1~ litioned by the rivers which had to be crossed, and the Alpine passes which had to be approached.

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  • Westward two short but important roads led on each side of the Tiber to the great harbour at its mouth; while the coast of Latium was supplied with a coast road by Septimius Severus.

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  • Milan was the terminus of the road, and the construction of the Foro Buonaparte and the completion of the cathedral added dignity to the Lombard capital.

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  • The Corniche road was improved; and public works in various parts of Piedmont, and the Cisalpine and Ligurian Republics attested the foresight and wisdom of the great organizer of industry and quickener of human energies.

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  • Had they succeeded, the position of the Pied- viti ntese in Romagna would have been imperilled; had they ne~ ed, the road would have been open for Garibaldi to march Rome, In the circumstances, Cavour decided that Piedmont sole, st anticipate Garibaldi, occupy Umbria and the Marches anc 1 place Italy, between the red-shirts and Rome.

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  • During the march Albertones native division mistook the road, and found itself obliged to delay in the Arimondi column by retracing its steps.

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  • In order to provide employment for his soldiers, Corbulo made them cut a canal from the Mosa (Meuse) to the northern branch of the Rhine, which still forms one of the chief drains between Leiden and Sluys, and before the introduction of railways was the ordinary traffic road between Leiden and Rotterdam.

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  • The town is on the Great North Road, on which it was formerly an important coaching station.

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  • The original road was no doubt only gravelled (glarea strata); in 298 B.C. a footpath was laid saxo quadrato from the Porta Capena, by which it left Rome, to the temple of Mars, about 1 m.

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  • Three years later, however, the whole road was paved with silex from the temple to Bovillae, and in 191 B.C. the first mile from the gate to the temple was similarly treated.

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  • A still older road ran along the foot of the Volscian mountains past Cora, Norba and Setia; this served as the post road until the end of the 18th century.

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  • At the time of Strabo and Horace, however, it was the practice to travel by canal from Forum Appii to Lucus Feroniae; to Nerva and Trajan were due the paving of the road and the repair of the bridges along this section.

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  • The older road crossed the back of the promontory at the foot of which Terracina stands; in imperial times, probably, the rock was cut away perpendicularly for a height of 120 ft.

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  • to allow the road to pass.

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  • Beyond Fundi it passed through the mountains to Formiae, the engineering of the road being noteworthy; and thence by Minturnae and Sinuessa (towns of the Aurunci which had been conquered in 314 B.C.) 1 to Capua.

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  • The remains of the road in this first portion are particularly striking.

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  • The modern highroad follows the ancient line, and remains of the 1 It is important to note how the Romans followed up every victory with a road.

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  • The portion of the road from Rome to Beneventum is described by Sir R.

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  • 282); it was made into a main road by Trajan, and took the name Via Traiana.

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  • The original road, too, adopted in imperial times a more devious but easier route by Aeclanum instead of by Trevicum.

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  • Under Diocletian and Maximian a road (the Via Herculia) was constructed from Aequum Tuticum to Pons Aufidi near Venusia, where it crossed the Via Appia and went on into Lucania, passing through Potentia and Grumentum, and joining the Via Popilia near Nerulum.

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  • The chief bridge, which carries the high road from Edinburgh to Berwick, was built by John Rennie in 1807.

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  • A grassy road between banks io to 12 ft.

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  • The plan of Shakespeare's Stratford at least is preserved, for the road crossing Clopton's bridge is an ancient highway, and forks in the midst of the town into three great branches, about which the village grew up. The high cross no longer stands at the marketplace where these roads converged.

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  • A Roman road may have run past the site; coins, &c., have been found, and the district at any rate was inhabited in Roman times.

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  • The Portuguese, following the lead of Prince Henry, continued to look for the road to India by the Cape of Good Hope.

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  • Why did he not retire at once by the Kaluga road, abandoning Moscow? and so on.

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  • Glancing at the road behind them he pulled back onto the highway.

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  • She pulled over beside the road and dialed his number.

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  • When I saw you standing there in the road, so beautiful, your hair flowing around you like morning mist, I couldn't let you walk away.

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  • Then I'll hit the road once more.

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  • Howie, if Quinn could get you back to the road, is there any way you could stay with this guy to his car, or whatever he's driving?

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  • Dean was one of the earliest bikers on the road.

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  • With each turn in the road he expected to see the summit but was only greeted with another long uphill climb until he lost track of the numbers.

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  • Dean stopped a few hun­dred yards down the road and swapped his sweat top for a nylon windbreaker.

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  • He rolled into a series of curves but he couldn't take his tear-streaked eyes from the road long enough to see if he were gaining on the other rider.

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  • When the road straightened once more, he heard a noise behind him and a dozen daredevils in the tuck posi­tion sped on by him with a wave and a rush of air.

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  • He was still above the timberline, devoid of any trees that would impair visibility so it was clear enough to follow the road with its many switchbacks and curves traversing the mountain below him, a black line clinging to the side of the cliff like a pen­cil drawing.

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  • If exhaustion truly was mental as much as physical, he'd conquered its demon as he edged to the side of the road without slowing his pace, allowing an infre­quent car to pass.

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  • If you had dumped back up the road a couple of miles, you'd still be falling.

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  • Dean was still trying to catch his breath when another car rolled to a stop on the road above him.

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  • If this had been the Tour de France, he'd still be on the road.

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  • He neared the intersection where the road branched to her house and his.

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  • Dust drifted down the road from a passing car.

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  • He listened attentively to her requests – something easy to see on the road, lots of room inside, easy to drive and with good gas mileage.

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  • At the door she stopped and watched his truck go down the road – watched the tail lights get bright as he stopped on the main road, and then watched them fade down the highway.

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  • His attention on the road.

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  • Oh, and it's not dangerous riding on the road?

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  • Crunching through the slushy snow, she walked down the drive, up the road and down the Reynolds drive.

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  • I suppose it is better than a lonely dirt road on a cold day.

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  • She watched from the bay window as he left a trail of dust to the main road.

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  • He hopped into the car, directing her to the small Cafe a few miles down the road.

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  • Let's pull this relationship out of the ditch and get it back on the road.

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  • Instead they walked up to the road and around to the house.

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  • Josh stared down the road doubtfully.

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  • He was drinking again and ... he ran off the road and hit a tree.

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  • Almost every dwelling on the narrow, crowded road was in pieces.

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  • Rather than risk Traveling to the center of the phenomenon, Jenn ran down the driveway the vamps had cleared of snow to the narrow country road leading up the mountain to the Black God's hideout.

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  • He opened his eyes to find them off a dirt road in the high desert somewhere.

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  • She crossed the road and walked into the pine forest, towards the small town.

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  • Her heart still hurt for her brother, whose road was dark and lonely.

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  • Arrows continued to fall, and he kicked the horse on in determination, focusing hard on the road ahead of them.

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  • When she reached the border of their kingdoms, she broke east on a dirt road.

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  • The road wound through meadows broken up by thatches of

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  • She remained on the road until she reached the private stables.

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  • Alex asked, keeping his eyes on the road.

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  • Apparently the idea came up when the boys heard it called road apples.

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  • Carmen watched Sam's truck disappear behind the brush that lined the road.

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  • Turning on a wide gravel road, she stopped to study the map.

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  • Along the broad country road, edged on both sides by trees, came a high, light blue Viennese caleche, slightly creaking on its springs and drawn by six horses at a smart trot.

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  • Bald Hills, Prince Nicholas Bolkonski's estate, lay forty miles east from Smolensk and two miles from the main road to Moscow.

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  • When her carriage drove out of the house, he mounted and accompanied her eight miles from Bogucharovo to where the road was occupied by our troops.

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  • The army turned more to the south, along the Ryazan road and nearer to its supplies.

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  • Having crossed over, by a forced march, to the Tula road beyond the Pakhra, the Russian commanders intended to remain at Podolsk and had no thought of the Tarutino position; but innumerable circumstances and the reappearance of French troops who had for a time lost touch with the Russians, and projects of giving battle, and above all the abundance of provisions in Kaluga province, obliged our army to turn still more to the south and to cross from the Tula to the Kaluga road and go to Tarutino, which was between the roads along which those supplies lay.

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  • One group of the French stood close to the road, and two of them, one of whom had his face covered with sores, were tearing a piece of raw flesh with their hands.

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  • The chances were slim that anyone would have come along the road to help her.

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  • His attention left the road long enough to search her face.

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  • The road was strange to him, and he traveled very slowly.

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  • Pierre stopped, being pressed against the side of the cutting in which the road ran.

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  • The blue-gray bandy legged dog ran merrily along the side of the road, sometimes in proof of its agility and self-satisfaction lifting one hind leg and hopping along on three, and then again going on all four and rushing to bark at the crows that sat on the carrion.

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  • "I wonder how I can get my car back on the road," she mused, and felt relieved when his attention returned to the car.

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  • Many of them were punished, some sent to Siberia, many died of cold and hunger on the road, many returned of their own accord, and the movement died down of itself just as it had sprung up, without apparent reason.

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  • Wildlife hid behind that wall of green, but it was too late in the day for them to be hopping out on the road.

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  • She desperately fought the steering wheel for control, but the car weaved all over the road.

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  • The car made one more circle in the road and then lunged at the cliff.

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  • "I'm so sorry," she managed in a trembling voice, "I didn't think there was anyone on the road.

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  • Maneuvering the car around skillfully, he started back up the road.

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  • By now she was so turned around that she couldn't have found her way to the ATV, much less the road.

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  • He gave undue attention to the road.

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  • He braked and pulled the car to the side of the road.

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  • He leaned over to unlatch the gate and then rode through, heading down the drive toward the road.

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  • The day she met him he had been riding on the road.

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  • She pulled the car back on the road and continued toward the Giddon place.

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  • Then he pulled back out onto the road.

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  • Sure, unless he forces you off the road!

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  • "Yeah," he grunted as he kept his eyes on the road.

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  • Adrienne screamed again, and then the little car ahead of them was pulling off the road.

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  • Bordeaux kept his eyes on the road.

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  • There were corn fields on both sides of a dirt road and I was at a crossing.

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  • I'm on the road with West Virginia behind me, taking a brief rest from my hobby.

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  • Say your prayers angels, here comes the boogie man down the road!

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  • If what I'm seeing isn't some kind of joke, I'm at the end of the yellow brick road.

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  • It's difficult out on the road to hide them more than a day or two.

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  • Instead, I pulled to the side of the country road like any good citizen.

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  • The LeBlanc's located on Greenbriar Road in one of Keene's well established neighborhoods.

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  • Howie surprised us all by buying a fairly large home north west of town on the Old Walpole Road.

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  • When he saw pretty Jennie Lohr on the road, he couldn't resist.

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  • There's less time between his killings and he seems to have used his new found knowledge down the road in Arkansas.

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  • That's how long my little prize remained with me until my darling succumbed to the trials and tribulations of life on the road, with me.

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  • I placed flowers on her road side resting place.

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  • It was midafternoon before we got Howie on the road, first to Boston and then a flight west.

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  • I'll pay a visit the beautiful mother on Greenbriar Road.

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  • Keene, New Hampshire - Greenbriar Road.

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  • The next bridge was on Carlton Road and originally dated back to 1789.

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  • I parked by the horse shoe pits and ambled down the road, as if out for a woodland stroll.

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  • I've pulled off to the side of the road to prepare for visitors.

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  • There was a fender bender in the town square that delayed me but I wasted little time racing up the Surry road.

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  • I obediently pulled to the side of the road.

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  • If I can't today have this child so abruptly placed in police care, I shall drive down the road and find another.

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  • I drove over to Greenbriar Road 'cause I figured I'd take a peek before I informed the Washington crowd of suits I had access to the place.

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  • He must still have her and be on the road.

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  • On the road, in California.

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  • He tossed the cell on the side of the road.

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  • The van was in a road side pull off.

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  • We just received word of a horrific accident about ten miles up the road.

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  • He accelerated amid a spray of pebbles as he raced after the receding tail lights far up the road.

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  • With nothing but her troubled thoughts, the cold rain, and a lonely room in the bed and breakfast down the road, she didn't feel like leaving just yet.

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  • Yully reached the turnoff for the cottage and sped as fast as she could through a winding road.

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  • I think a kid is a while down the road!

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  • They didn't drive long, and the car pulled off to the side of the road.

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  • The scent of the ocean was on the air, and the area in front of them was guarded by tourist police while tourists camped out in small tents up and down the road.

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  • Sofia pulled over to the side of the road to await the text and load the address into the car's GPS.

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  • She started toward the road, away from the field of death.

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  • Peeling out, she floored it and tore down the road.

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  • She struggled for control, focusing on the road.

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  • I played in a heavy metal band, I did some off-off-off Broadway gigs, and lots of road company stuff.

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  • The good life on the road cleared me up.

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  • "I suppose you're anxious to get back on the road," Dean hinted.

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  • The words just lay there like road kill on a summer highway.

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  • I always hit a different church when I'm on the road.

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  • That's what a hundred and seventeen days on the road does to you!

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  • He'd traveled that road before, more than once.

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  • The couple was hoping to get on the road ahead of one or more of the feuding Dawkinses, who might be moseying to the same destination.

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  • A hundred yards ahead of them the infrequently used Jeep road became impassable in a washed-out jumble of stone.

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  • Then, glancing at the obstructed road before them, she added nervously, "Do you think we're on the right track?"

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  • More than enough, but once we reach the main Jeep road we're sure to see someone.

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  • Thunder tumbled down the San Juan Mountains, heralding the arrival of pelting rain that turned the Jeep road into a surging stream and the sky to an ominous shade of raven black.

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  • Lydia lived in a newly constructed condo on Oak Street as it drifted out of the main body of town and became the back road to neighboring Ridgway, ten miles away.

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  • The road ran parallel to the highway, with the Uncompahgre River separating the unpaved road from the main thoroughfare to the east.

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  • The fact that Mrs. Worthington's sister was playing tourist on the road for at least the next two weeks made prospects bleak for catching up with Martha's bones, at least in the near future.

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  • They drove south from town and in less than a quarter mile, turned right onto what was locally known as the Camp Bird Mine Road.

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  • The road paralleled the river to their right and far below, which was most often hidden by the pine trees that blanketed the slope.

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  • When they approached the area known as The Drinking Cup, the road narrowed and barely clung to the rock wall, a breath-gulping overhang hundreds of feet above the river.

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  • Unlike most first-time riders of this spectacular road, she didn't shudder; instead she leaned far over for a better view, rattling a litany of praises.

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  • The road continued to climb at a seemingly impossible grade, more rugged now with jagged rocks littering the uneven way.

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  • From this higher level, Dean could see a patch of the road a thousand feet below him.

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  • She must have hiked down the back way and met up with him down at the bend in the road, below where our Jeep is parked.

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  • Once Dean turned from the highway; however, he had the road to himself.

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  • He'd reached to the main Jeep road from the faint trail to the Lucky Pup when a sound broke the stillness of dusk.

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  • As Dean rounded a curve, he caught sight of the tail end of a white vehicle speeding down the cliff-hanging road on the far side of the deep valley—a sheriff's white Blazer was his first impression.

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  • It wasn't a road designed for a high speed, for any reason.

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  • The steep and narrow road was far too dangerous for anything but slow caution.

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  • Thoughts raced through his mind of another crash, when Bird Song's very first guest had met a similar fate—but on a traveled highway, not a remote Jeep road deep in the San Juans.

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  • He hurried the Jeep as fast as he dared on the gravel-slippery road where even a crawl seemed excessive.

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  • The road darkened as he entered the trees and he turned on his headlamps, trying to avoid the rocks and boulders that littered the roadway.

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  • The road remained in the trees and it seemed like hours before he was once again in the open and able to see the valley before him.

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  • She'd not spoken a word since they'd left the road.

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  • He wasn't sure if she had seen it, too, or she was afraid he was returning to the road without her.

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  • They asked if he was injured and assured him they'd hoist him up to the road.

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  • He stumbled the last few steps onto the road and into a glare of lights and buzz of activity.

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  • Dean was seated on the step of a rescue vehicle when Lydia was pulled up to the road.

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  • Did he run the kid off the road?

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  • She looked once more at Dean, turned, and began hobbling down the road to her car.

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  • I was out on the highway, and earlier, up the road to Engineer Pass.

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  • A woman at the last house up the road heard the crash.

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  • He planted vodka in his Jeep and then ran him off the road!

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  • Finally, he doubled back and spent the return trip simply enjoying the country road.

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  • The open road, absent all responsibilities, looked inviting—if the rules allowed him to take Cynthia along in the cart.

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  • Both had driven up the Dexter Creek Road and knew the location.

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  • The road was rough but not limited to four-wheel drive vehicles like the mountain Jeep roads to the south.

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  • The Dexter Creek Road departed from the highway a few miles north of town and climbed sharply up the eastern escarpment of the valley.

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  • The gravel road led past a small subdivision, then a few individual houses and small but beautiful Lake Lenoir, before climbing into the open and leading to a beautiful panorama of the Uncompahgre Valley and the snow-capped mountains to the west.

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  • Once past the open vista, the road deteriorated, dropping into the forest on federal land.

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  • Soon the road opened to the beautiful meadow of Thistle Farm.

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  • I can't prove why you caused Billy Langstrom's death but I know you chased him off the road and I think I know why.

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  • Sheriff Fitzgerald hardly gave Dean enough time to exit his vehicle before tearing off up the street in the direction of the mountain road.

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  • It was dark as he peddled, headlamp on, down the side streets of the now-quiet town and out the back road the short distance to Lydia's place.

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  • She turned to the right, up the unpaved Camp Bird Mine Road.

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  • She crossed her heart as she pulled to the side of the narrow road to let a Jeep pass.

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  • Nearing the old house, she spotted an unfamiliar truck parked beside the road.

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  • Did you see that blue truck parked beside the road?

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  • Maybe they were hunting up the road.

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  • I saw a blue truck up the road and I thought – maybe a hunter.

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  • "Out there," she pointed at the road and for the first time realized her hands were bloody.

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  • I'm going to go back down the road and look.

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  • After explaining the situation and giving her address, she turned down the road toward the nearest public area – a service station 2 miles away.

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  • Ignoring the urge to go see if Lori was at the house, she continued down the road.

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  • When she looked at him, he kept his eyes on the road.

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  • This time, he was on a dirt road near a tiny village.

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  • Dressed in a sundress and sandals, Deidre left the bungalow on the beach and walked down the long driveway to the small road.

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  • She ran up the gravel road leading to the wooden door in the fortress.

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  • She started across the street and down the road.

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  • She forced herself to breathe deeply and continued towards the distant road.

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  • Reaching the road, she caught sight of something that made her blood run cold again.

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  • Daniela's dark form called from the road.

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  • The high road was his curse.

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  • It's likely not too far down the road.

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  • He broke into a run when he reached the country road leading away from the compound.

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  • She found a narrow, rocky road and hopped from rock to road, surprised to see an older man leading a donkey pulling a cart ahead of her.

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  • Just a road leading to the small parking area and a closed ticket booth for the ferry.

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  • Consignment store down the road.

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  • The grass, the road, the steps…all were littered with bodies and soaked in blood.

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