Usage examples for lane

  1. Have you never come to a blind lane in conversation by finding that you were talking of one aspect of a matter while your friend was thinking of another? – The Art of Public Speaking by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
  2. So home, calling in Ducke Lane for the book I bought this morning, and so home, and wrote my letters at the office, and then home to supper and to bed. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  3. I said I could put him on to a drink if that would do- I had to stand somebody a drink, just to wet my luck, and I didn't see another soul- and I fetched it all out of my pocket in a pub in St. Martin's Lane-," he fetched it all out of his pocket again now, "- fetched it out as if it was nothing- you should have seen him look at it! – A Crooked Mile by Oliver Onions
  4. " Here's where you thought you was cast away last night," Mr. Jones remarked, as we passed out of the lane. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  5. I've heard him tell Miss Annie Lane so. – Annie o' the Banks o' Dee by Gordon Stables
  6. At last there was a stir, as the sound of wheels approached in the lane. – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
  7. When I wheeled round into the lane, I saw- a man- a young gentleman standing by the garden- wall. – The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  8. Slowly a lane of quiet water appeared among the floes. – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. The lane is called Shelley's Lane, for a reason too beautiful to be told; since all the most beautiful reasons in the world are kept secrets. – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  10. Later on in the morning, when Beattie was doing mysterious things in the garden with Robin, Rosamund slipped out alone and made her way to Cattle Market Lane. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  11. I do not know, sir-" But I was gone; and up the lane as fast as I could run. – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  12. I was only talking to Richard Lane. – Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. That'll bring ye to a lane. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  14. " It is excellent," Lionel assured her, " but I must keep my head clear if I am to find my way into Park Lane; after that, it will be easy enough getting home." – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  15. The crowd in front of us was compact, yet when Mount set his broad chest against it, the people hastily made a lane for him. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  16. They went on down the lane. – Rollo's Museum by Jacob Abbott
  17. He came along the middle of the lane, going toward West Lynne, and I looked out upon him. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  18. I have only been to the one in the lane that you spoke of, for I want to get back to town. – Colonel Thorndyke's Secret by G. A. Henty
  19. She passed quickly down the lane to her father's hut. – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  20. John stood at the top of the lane. – The Romantic by May Sinclair