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The count's tutor was well acquainted with the country; he consequently proposed to take a crossroad, which lay between that of Lens and that of Bethune.
Up hill and down dale walked Little John, the fresh wind blowing in his face and his robes fluttering behind him, and so at last he came to a crossroad that led to Tuxford.
Thus came they to a crossroad. Then Zarathustra told them that he now wanted to go alone; for he was fond of going alone.
Only once did I perceive a human being, and that was at the intersection of our crossroad with the wide, white turnpike which cuts each cultivated district longitudinally at its exact center.
I came into the road between the crossroads and Horsell, and ran along this to the crossroads.
So back we went and round by the crossroads, but by the time we got to the bridge it was very nearly dark; we could just see that the water was over the middle of it; but as that happened sometimes when the floods were out, master did not stop.
Presently we found ourselves at four crossroads, with a four-fingered post in the centre.
At the crossroads by Gazetoy Place, where there are always crowds of carriages and sledges, Alexey Alexandrovitch suddenly heard his name called out in such a loud and cheerful voice that he could not help looking round.
"When you come to the crossroads the turn to the left will take you to Glen Ellen by Bennett Peak-- that's it there."
"They are going to the crossroads, to hold a public meeting and--of course--make speeches.
The boarding house was near the edge of the town, and soon they were at the crossroads which is beyond its boundary.
"Then why need we go way back to the crossroads?" asked the Shaggy Man.