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bypath

(ˈbaɪˌpɑːθ)
n
a little-used path or track, esp in the country
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Noun1.bypath - a side road little traveled (as in the countryside)bypath - a side road little traveled (as in the countryside)
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
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Is the knowledge of local circumstances, as applied to taxation, a minute topographical acquaintance with all the mountains, rivers, streams, highways, and bypaths in each State; or is it a general acquaintance with its situation and resources, with the state of its agriculture, commerce, manufactures, with the nature of its products and consumptions, with the different degrees and kinds of its wealth, property, and industry?
But this, which happens to us all, happens to some with a wide difference; and Will was not one of those whose wit "keeps the roadway:" he had his bypaths where there were little joys of his own choosing, such as gentlemen cantering on the highroad might have thought rather idiotic.
But I am forgetting the continuity of my narrative--a continuity which I desire to maintain, though I fear that I shall often be led astray, so numerous and varied are the bypaths of speculation which lead from the present day story of the Grabritins into the mysterious past of their forbears.
I cannot tell you how long Queen Telephassa, and Cadmus, Phoenix, and Cilix, her three sons, and Thasus, their playfellow, went wandering along the highways and bypaths, or through the pathless wildernesses of the earth, in this manner.
During these days the boy rode Sir Mortimer abroad in many directions until he knew every bypath within a radius of fifty miles of Torn.
In the meantime D'Artagnan, who had plunged into a bypath, continued his route and reached St.
These hard riders, familiar with every trail and bypath, would get him long before he could hope to reach the coast.
At last he took a road by the forest skirts, a bypath that dipped toward a broad, pebbly stream spanned by a narrow bridge made of a log of wood.
The backup resources of bypaths can be shared since it assumes one substrate link failure at a time.
51) Happiness is unitary but is forsaken for many bypaths because man's perversity splits it up (III pr.
In late 1884, about six months after teaching Gestefeld, one of Eddy's sermons noted that "whenever [my] thoughts had wandered into the bypaths of ancient philosophies or pagan literatures, [my] spiritual insight had been darkened thereby, till [I] was God-driven back to the inspired pages" of the Bible (Mary Baker Eddy, "Editor's Extracts from Sermon," Christian Science Journal 2, no.