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high road

also high·road (hī′rōd′)
n.
1.
a. The easiest or surest path or course: the high road to happiness.
b. The most positive, diplomatic, or ethical course.
2. Chiefly British A main road; a highway.
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AN ASS, being driven along a high road, suddenly started off and bolted to the brink of a deep precipice.
AN Ambitious Writer, distinguished for the condition of his linen, was travelling the high road to fame, when he met a Tramp.
We're going to take you round to the high road, anyhow, and you'll find help enough against thieves there, if you want it.
You will come out onto the high road, and then turn to the right.
Many a wayfarer upon the high road which ran by Ferrier's farm felt long-forgotten thoughts revive in their mind as they watched her lithe girlish figure tripping through the wheatfields, or met her mounted upon her father's mustang, and managing it with all the ease and grace of a true child of the West.
The afternoon was already growing dark when the two other wayfarers, Mary and Ralph Denham, came out on the high road beyond the outskirts of Lincoln.
To avoid meeting any possible wayfarers he left the high road, and took a footpath under some fir-trees.
He therefore missed seeing that Adam branched off the track and returned to the high road.
For geological purposes I made a detour from the high road to the foot of the Bell of Quillota.
The Witch pulled him up, and there he stood again on the high road, with pockets, knapsack, cap and boots filled with gold.
said Rouletabille, "here again are the footmarks of the escaping man; they skirt the lake here and finally disappear just before this path, which leads to the high road to Epinay.
The judge sits down on the ground in the midst of the high road, where all that please may be present: the two persons concerned stand before him, with their friends about them, who serve as their attorneys.