Connecting Readyville and Woodbury was a good, hard turnpike
nine or ten miles long.
The roads were stony, having been recently mended; going over them at this pace, my shoe became looser, and as we neared the turnpike
gate it came off.
The difficult mountain A smoke and consultation The captain's speech An icy turnpike
Danger of a false step Arrival on Snake River Return to Portneuf Meeting of comrades
As John Dawkins objected to their entering London before nightfall, it was nearly eleven o'clock when they reached the turnpike
Dominicus was now on the Kimballton turnpike
, having all along determined to visit that place, though business had drawn him out of the most direct road from Morristown.
Hastening away from the shadows of the formidable pile I made for the first crossroad, intending to strike the central turnpike
as quickly as possible.
He had roused himself once, when the horse stopped until the turnpike
gate was opened, and had cried a lusty 'good night!' to the toll- keeper; but then he awoke out of a dream about picking a lock in the stomach of the Great Mogul, and even when he did wake, mixed up the turnpike
man with his mother-in-law who had been dead twenty years.
Father will miss me; we must be at the turnpike
at ten to meet the coach." She said this with hasty decision, rubbing her eyes, and rising to seize her bonnet.
"I met one of th' 148th Maine boys an' he ses his brigade fit th' hull rebel army fer four hours over on th' turnpike
road an' killed about five thousand of 'em.
She seemed about to say more; but while she was speaking, we came within view of the turnpike
, at the top of the Avenue Road.
She promised that she would come and see him sometimes, and that she would never forget him; and she told him about the country he was going to and about her own home in Devonshire--her father kept a turnpike
on the high-road that led to Exeter, and there were pigs in the sty, and there was a cow, and the cow had just had a calf--till Philip forgot his tears and grew excited at the thought of his approaching journey.
lamp was a blur, quite out of the lamp's usual place apparently, and its rays looked solid substance on the fog.