They resolved, also, to keep along the river, instead of taking the short cut
recommended by the fugitive Snake, whom they now set down for a thorough deceiver.
In the meantime that rascal, Pinocchio, free now from the clutches of the Carabineer, was running wildly across fields and meadows, taking one short cut
after another toward home.
There is, indeed, no such short cut
to knowledge of each other as a talk about books.
By the road, Baywater was six miles away, but there was a short cut
across hills and fields and woods which was scantly three.
When the dew was not too heavy and the weather was fair there was a short cut
through the woods.
After supper, when grandfather set off to church, grandmother and I took my short cut
through the willow hedge and went over to hear about the visit to the Shimerdas'.
When I had done a year of high school, I decided to attempt a short cut
. I borrowed the money and paid to enter the senior class of a "cramming joint" or academy.
A child on the watch, came towards them to beg; and Miss Bickerton, excessively frightened, gave a great scream, and calling on Harriet to follow her, ran up a steep bank, cleared a slight hedge at the top, and made the best of her way by a short cut
back to Highbury.
He got a porter to tell him when another train was due, and he waited; but again he was disappointed; and he was cold and hungry, so he walked, through side-streets and slums, by a short cut
to the school.
There's a short cut
to it through the ma'sh back of Janet's.
This first quarrel arose from Levin's having gone out to a new farmhouse and having been away half an hour too long, because he had tried to get home by a short cut
and had lost his way.
"The townsfolk and the people down the valley have fallen into the way of taking a short cut
across that patch of land of Jean Francois Pastoureau's; before they have done they will cut it up in a way that will do a lot of harm to that poor fellow."