"Did you hear anybody calling after us?" she asked, looking up and down the road affrightedly, the instant I stopped.
She seemed about to say more; but while she was speaking, we came within view of the turnpike, at the top of the Avenue Road. Her hand tightened round my arm, and she looked anxiously at the gate before us.
She was shading her eyes from the sun with her arm, looking anxiously down the road
Wintzingerode was not merely to agree to the truce but also to offer terms of capitulation, and meanwhile Kutuzov sent his adjutants back to hasten to the utmost the movements of the baggage trains of the entire army along the Krems-Znaim road
. Bagration's exhausted and hungry detachment, which alone covered this movement of the transport and of the whole army, had to remain stationary in face of an enemy eight times as strong as itself.
"That's all very well, sir," the chauffeur objected doubtfully, "but I don't believe the road
's even passable, and the floods seem to me to be rising."
'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.
"Cause," said Sam, "I'd rather be 'clined to 'magine that Lizy 'd take de dirt road
, bein' it's the least travelled."
The reader will be pleased to remember, that we left Mr Jones, in the beginning of this book, on his road
to Bristol; being determined to seek his fortune at sea, or rather, indeed, to fly away from his fortune on shore.
So fearful was the road
, that, on one stretch of seven miles, they passed ten broken-down automobiles.
Then there followed a great to-do through all our old inn, heavy feet pounding to and fro, furniture thrown over, doors kicked in, until the very rocks re-echoed and the men came out again, one after another, on the road
and declared that we were nowhere to be found.
Where the road
grows narrow and black between the high banks the crowd jammed, and a desperate struggle occurred.
The man moved a little further away, as soon as he could, and the mender of roads
fanned himself with his blue cap: feeling it mightily close and oppressive.
Up this road
from the precincts of the city two persons were walking rapidly, as if unconscious of the trying ascent--unconscious through preoccupation and not through buoyancy.
Years afterward, when the open-grazing days were over, and the red grass had been ploughed under and under until it had almost disappeared from the prairie; when all the fields were under fence, and the roads
no longer ran about like wild things, but followed the surveyed section-lines, Mr.
She walked manfully, and as I neared her I could hear the sturdy ring of her well-shod feet upon the road
. There was an air of expectancy about her walk, as though she looked to be met presently by some one due from the opposite direction.