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It seems as innocent of a destination as a boy on an errand; but, after taking at least six times as long as any other road in the kingdom for its amount of work, you usually find it dip down of a sudden into some lovely natural cul-de-sac, a meadow-bottom surrounded by trees, with a stream spreading itself in fantastic silver shallows through its midst, and a cottage half hidden at the end.
THAT Pierre Bon-Bon was a restaurateur of uncommon qualifications, no man who, during the reign of , frequented the little Câfé in the cul-de-sac Le Febvre at Rouen, will, I imagine, feel himself at liberty to dispute.
To enter the little Cafe in the cul-de-sac Le Febvre was, at the period of our tale, to enter the sanctum of a man of genius.
I have said that "to enter the Cafe in the cul-de-sac Le Febvre was to enter the sanctum of a man of genius" - but then it was only the man of genius who could duly estimate the merits of the sanctum.
He thought of the stray amours to which he had been introduced by Flanagan, the sly visits to houses in a cul-de-sac, with the drawing-room in Utrecht velvet, and the mercenary graces of painted women.
In that cul-de-sac I was caught like a bear in a pen.
An inability to enter either or both cul-de-sacs should not preclude continuation with the vaginal approach.
Human coronary circulation is a series of cul-de-sacs supplying a series of cells.
Moving the cars off the pavements won't actually solve the issue, it will merely drive the multitude of 'business vans', and 'white vans' further into the small cul-de-sacs to obstruct our gates and driveways, thus providing more hazards for the kids who play in these cul-de-sacs and lanes.
In a survey of 154 households in Cairns, James Cook University town planning honours graduate Matthew Ingram looked at three types of residential developments: grid-style, a mix of grid and cul-de-sacs, and one comprised entirely of cul-de-sacs.
SUBURBAN cul-de-sacs may be phased out in favour of "greener" city living - if the Prince of Wales gets his way.
It argues cul-de-sacs discourage walking, cycling and public transport - and increase congestion.