Down the country

toward the sea, or toward the part where rivers discharge their waters into the ocean.

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Intervening trees at that moment shut her from view, and Swiftwater Bill plunged into the problem of disposing of their constable, while Daylight, leaning back with closed eyes, was still seeing Dede Mason gallop off down the country road.
He thought about a great many things--about his present troubles and past days of bachelorship, and about the Lincoln greens, long since dispersed up and down the country, no one knew whither: with the exception of two who had been unfortunately beheaded, and four who had killed themselves with drinking.
The president of the union came out of his cell a ruined man; but also he came out a Socialist; and now for just ten years he had been traveling up and down the country, standing face to face with the people, and pleading with them for justice.
I don't think much of you yet--I wish I could--though you do go talking and lecturing up and down the country to crowded audiences, and are busy with all sorts of philanthropic intellectualism, and circulating libraries and museums, and Heaven only knows what besides, and try to make us think, through newspaper reports, that you are, even as we, of the working classes.
I was not the man to touch the Commons, and bring down the country.
There is one whole department which does nothing else but hunt them, and catch them, and break them in, and send them up and down the country as they are needed for work.
Health Secretary Shona Robison added: These statistics confirm what weve been hearing up and down the country that the complexity of treating flu, including appropriate diagnosis and segregation to avoid cross-contamination, is putting our health system under significant pressure.
The likes of Faugheen, Douvan, Vautour and Un De Sceaux are the sort of bankers that could destroy bookmakers up and down the country (unlike actual bankers who destroyed everyone up and down the country).
We have council leaders down the country, are in the contacting councillors, their support Nick Ryan A spokesman for the campaign group says there is huge 'voter drop off' due to changes the Government is rushing through to a system called IER (Individual Electoral Registration).
Like Nero the ancient Roman tyrant, Michel Aoun seems qualified enough to burn down the country out of egotistic and narrow family interests, Reefi said.
After retirement he would travel up and down the country giving talks to railway societies and groups.
These drop boxes are up and down the country and present the perfect opportunity for criminals.

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