Usage examples for PATHWAYS

  1. In our careless search for cause and effect we are accustomed to attribute important issues to important happenings, amazing consequences to amazing deeds; as a matter of fact it is the trivial action, the little thing, the thing unnoticed and forgotten which bends our pathways and makes or breaks us. – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  2. The pathways upon which stones are hardest and thorns sharpest are not those that lead to the sacred spot hallowed by a father's love and a mother's prayers. – The Future of Road-making in America by Archer Butler Hulbert
  3. He leaped far ahead of many of even the most hopeful advocates of the cause, and with almost prophetic foresight wrote, " there is scarcely any limit to the rapidity of movement these iron pathways will enable us to command." – The Iron Horse by R.M. Ballantyne
  4. For, evidently with the idea of giving himself a very severe course of training, he kept in the woods where the pathways were rugged and winding and so little frequented that at times the young growth crossed, switching his hat or face, and often having to be beaten back by the hands which he unwillingly withdrew from his pockets. – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  5. In those days, these rugged mountains of this south land were unknown to me; and the Pelham hills were full of marvel and delight, with their tangled pathways and hidden stores of wintergreen and wild strawberries. – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  6. She began sobbing, and then grew calmer, and he noticed that the tears had made little pathways through the powder on her cheeks, and that she was growing a moustache. – The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  7. The effect of this taste for structural beauty on the appearance of the streets of their towns was an important element in making them very different from our cramped and narrow pathways. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  8. The cottages are oddly built to suit the sloping ground, for the road to the church rises on a hill, and necessitates different levels for foundations and stone pathways. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  9. If on the south the valley of the Arkansas led outward to New Spain, yet other pathways made out from the Mississippi River into the unknown lands. – The Passing of the Frontier A Chronicle of the Old West, Volume 26 in The Chronicles Of America Series by Emerson Hough
  10. Fires are kept burning at ten paces apart, night and day, along the circumference of the area within which they are detained; a corps of from two to three thousand beaters is completed, and pathways are carefully cleared through the jungle so as to keep open a communication along the entire circuit. – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent
  11. Double behind where the pathways wind! – Mr. Punch's History of the Great War by Punch
  12. He paused, on one of those warm and breathless afternoons, to set a number of traps in the animal pathways, and construct an awning for Elaine. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels
  13. Round and through the bush are sometimes observed small beaten pathways along which the little animal seems habitually to pass. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  14. Only a song; but the music, Though simply pure and sweet, Brought back to better pathways The reckless roving feet. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  15. But why are the stone pathways all elevated above the level of the garden? – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  16. While Barendz and Heemskerk were attempting to force the frozen gates which were then supposed to guard the northern highway of commerce, fleets were fitting out in Holland to storm the Southern Pole, or at least to take advantage of the pathways already opened by the genius and enterprise of the earlier navigators of the century. – History of the United Netherlands, 1598-99 by John Lothrop Motley
  17. Slowly, as a wintry sun pierces the mist in some damp hollow of the woods, her supply of starlight lit up little pathways all about her, and she saw the familiar figure standing by the window. – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  18. The loom of the trees, the glimmer of flowering bushes, the open spaces of lawn and pallid pathways, the translucent blue- green sky, the rising moon- these things made the picture, but were to all intents invisible to the inward sight. – Sisters by Ada Cambridge