The streets were muddy, crooked, unpaved
. The populace was an ever flocking and drifting swarm of rags, and splendors, of nodding plumes and shining armor.
After leaving behind him the civic Tournelle* and the criminal tower, and skirted the great walls of the king's garden, on that unpaved
strand where the mud reached to his ankles, he reached the western point of the city, and considered for some time the islet of the Passeur-aux-Vaches, which has disappeared beneath the bronze horse of the Pont Neuf.
In front, just on the edge of the unpaved
sidewalk, grew the Pyncheon Elm, which, in reference to such trees as one usually meets with, might well be termed gigantic.
The pathway in the center of the street was unpaved
, but the floors of the arcades were cut stone of various shapes and sizes but all carefully fitted and laid without mortar.
The city of Lima is now in a wretched state of decay: the streets are nearly unpaved
; and heaps of filth are piled up in all directions, where the black gallinazos, tame as poultry, pick up bits of carrion.
From the main street he had entered, itself little better than an alley, a low-browed doorway led into a blind court, or yard, profoundly dark, unpaved
, and reeking with stagnant odours.
The street in front of the house was unpaved
and unlighted, and the view from it consisted of a few exactly similar houses, scattered here and there upon lots grown up with dingy brown weeds.
At a league from Beauvais, where the road was confined between two high banks, they fell in with eight or ten men who, taking advantage of the road being unpaved
in this spot, appeared to be employed in digging holes and filling up the ruts with mud.
In the sky beyond the crest of a hill toward which I groped my way along precarious plank sidewalks and across miry, unpaved
streets I could see the faint glow of the city's lights, but behind me nothing was visible but a single window of Moxon's house.
As a result of this initiative the unpaved
open space in front of the Muttrah Fish Market will be closed,' a Muscat Municipality official said.
He said the pilot skillfully regained control of the plane after the ATR-42 aircraft "slid off to the unpaved
[area] to a minor extent during landing".