across the country

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extending throughout an entire nation

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I should have been in the way yesterday, expecting you, but I rode across the country to carry a message from a sick mother to her daughter in service some miles off, and have but just now returned.
I'm against seeing a poor body like that jolted across the country in an open motor-car, in his state.
Upon the top of the car was a brakeman, who shook his fist and swore; Jurgis waved his hand derisively, and started across the country.
Then they examined the prizes, gathered up their things, and went off to the brook, where Martin swallowed huge draughts of water to get rid of the taste; and they visited the sedge-bird's nest, and from thence struck across the country in high glee, beating the hedges and brakes as they went along; and Arthur at last, to his intense delight, was allowed to climb a small hedgerow oak for a magpie's nest with Tom, who kept all round him like a mother, and showed him where to hold and how to throw his weight; and though he was in a great fright, didn't show it, and was applauded by all for his lissomness.
They often looked across the country to where the Var or Froom was know to stretch, even though they might not be able to see it; and, fixing their eyes on the cloaking gray mist, imagined the old times they had spent out there.
Tupman, by way of rendering the promptest assistance, and at the same time conveying to any persons who might be within hearing, the clearest possible notion of the catastrophe, ran off across the country at his utmost speed, screaming 'Fire
In a potpourri of summer and fall events across the country, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) continues to model a church in "Mission for Others" (the denomination's theme).
MBUSA will donate $1 million through the sales of its 750 Premier Edition GL-Class models sold at select Mercedes-Benz dealerships across the country to benefit EIF's NAMEI, which funds exemplary arts and music programs for children and youth nationwide, including The Recording Academy's Grammy Camp.
Hundreds of schools across the country are now participating in the annual YLI e-Congress, an interactive online simulation that guides students through the legislative process.
What started with 18 riders and no money in the bank a decade ago has grown to more than 800 police officers from departments across the country riding in the Police Unity Tour Cross Country Bicycle Ride that has raised $2.
Well before the creation of geoscience regulatory bodies in Canada, Canadian geoscientists were able to practice across the country without constraints other than their own experience and knowledge.
Churches across the country submitted their best recipes for this collection: some fifty cookbooks from across the country presented their 'perfect dish' for church socials, represented in wide variety in CHURCH SUPPERS: 722 FAVORITE RECIPES FROM OUR CHURCH COMMUNITIES.
To assist in the branding initiative, USDA Rural Development conducted a "request for proposal" review from marketing and communications agencies across the country.
From 1949 to 1973, urban renewal, spearheaded by business and real estate interests, uprooted that emotional ecosystem and destroyed some 1,600 African American neighborhoods in cities across the country.
A privately held corporation for more than 80 years, Dukane's Audio Visual Division provides sophisticated presentation solutions for educational institutions across the country.