The red soles came to be in a very roundabout manner.
The five guys that would end up becoming Pearl Jam, came together in a roundabout sort of way.
The dead are referred to by some roundabout phrase, never by name, for this might have the dangerous result of bringing back the spirit.
But before it could be carried into effect it was superseded by a "provisional constitution," which gave unlimited power to a boule of 400 (chosen by a roundabout system which favoured intrigue) and its nominees, the ten "absolute" generals.
But on either side of this refusal are to be found elaborate projects of friendly societies and widows' funds, which practically cover, in a clumsy and roundabout manner, the whole ground of life insurance.
The Prussians were driven from the town, but they managed to effect a roundabout retreat to Ligny, where they rallied.