king's highway


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king's highway

n
(Law) (in Britain, esp when the sovereign is male) any public road or right of way
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And one day when the Princess was sitting by the wayside quite spent by her labor in the fields, she saw a golden chariot rolling down the King's Highway, and in it a person who could be none other than somebody's Fairy Godmother on her way to the Court.
`Go out into the King's Highway and search until you find a cottage and a heavy plough leaning against a tree near by.
is it Front-de-B uf,'' said the Black Knight, ``who has stopt on the king's highway the king's liege subjects?
It so happened that the night closed in somewhat darkly, but for all that they pushed on, Sancho feeling sure that as the road was the king's highway they might reasonably expect to find some inn within a league or two.
Is it no harm to be blinded and choked up, and have the king's highway stopped with a set of screamers and roarers whose throats must be made of--of--'
The trees are already almost worth a fortune, and they make our road look like a king's highway. It is almost always dry, by reason of its position, and it was so well made that the annual cost of maintaining it is a bare two hundred francs.
What do you mean by galloping along the king's highway like that, eh?'
In fact, if it had not been for a good-hearted turnpike-man, and a benevolent old lady, Oliver's troubles would have been shortened by the very same process which had put an end to his mother's; in other words, he would most assuredly have fallen dead upon the king's highway. But the turnpike-man gave him a meal of bread and cheese; and the old lady, who had a shipwrecked grandson wandering barefoot in some distant part of the earth, took pity upon the poor orphan, and gave him what little she could afford--and more--with such kind and gently words, and such tears of sympathy and compassion, that they sank deeper into Oliver's soul, than all the sufferings he had ever undergone.
"Who art thou, fellow, that doth dare to stop me thus upon the King's highway?" said the lean man, in a dry, sour voice.
BON ACCORD LADIES DARTS ASSOCIATION - DIVISION 1: Clifton 5, King's Highway 7; Brig Inn 10, Wagleys 2; Kings Bar A 2, Crown 8; Masada 8, Kings Bar 4.
Anthony Salvador, 47, was found dead by staff on March 12 at the King's Highway hotel and pub, Derby, where he had been staying since October 2018.
The purpose of the MOU is to capture the town's request to work towards transferring a section of King's Highway 7/12 through Brooklin - from Highway 7/Winchester Road Junction to Brawley Road - from the province to the municipality.