Once on the street
he was not at a loss as to the direction in which he wished to go, for he had tracked the two Europeans practically to the gate, which he felt assured must have given them entry to the city.
At Holborn Bridge, and on Holborn Hill, the confusion was greater than in any other part; for the crowd that poured out of the city in two great streams, one by Ludgate Hill, and one by Newgate Street
, united at that spot, and formed a mass so dense, that at every volley the people seemed to fall in heaps.
There were one or two cartloads of refugees passing along Oxford Street
, and several in the Marylebone Road, but so slowly was the news spreading that Regent Street
and Port- land Place were full of their usual Sunday-night promenaders, albeit they talked in groups, and along the edge of Regent's Park there were as many silent couples "walking out" together under the scattered gas lamps as ever there had been.
Eleven of the sons of New England lay stretched upon the street
Meanwhile, the venerable stranger, staff in hand, was pursuing his solitary walk along the centre of the street
One of the men pointed into the street
, and several of his companions laughed.
He remembered the look that had lurked in the girl's eyes when they had met on the streets
and thought of the note she had written.
We had a gambler's chance in the street
, but in here there is no chance at all.
Even the most degraded woman can walk our streets
unmolested, her sex and her weakness being her sufficient protection.
called Straight is straighter than a corkscrew, but not as straight as a rainbow.
Men took that up everywhere, it passed from mouth to mouth, at every street
corner under the paling lights of dawn orators stood unchecked, calling upon the spirit of America to arise, making the shame a personal reality to every one who heard.
Gringoire, a practical philosopher of the streets
of Paris, had noticed that nothing is more propitious to revery than following a pretty woman without knowing whither she is going.
A little ahead of us on the other side of the street
a cart with two very fine horses was standing before some wine vaults; the carter was not with them, and I cannot tell how long they had been standing, but they seemed to think they had waited long enough, and began to move off.
He menaced mankind at the intersections of streets
Repeatedly during our ascent of the hill my eyes, I thought, had traversed the whole reach of that sidewalk, from street