Usage examples for pave

  1. There are shadows that squat on the pave. – Goblins and Pagodas by John Gould Fletcher
  2. The one wise thing to do now was to pave the way for the exertion of Sir Patrick's superior influence, and Sir Patrick's superior skill. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  3. Railroad bonds were guaranteed plentifully enough to pave the prairie. – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  4. " Perhaps it is necessary to pave the banks with stones, but it is sad to look at the ground, which might be yielding corn, grass, bushes, or trees in the same way as the ground visible up there is doing- deprived of vegetation, and so it is with men," thought Nekhludoff. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  5. On the official side are his unfinished legislation and the new legislation greatly needed by the State, which will add enormously to his reputation and pave the way for his future. – My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew
  6. Only in appearance, or in order to pave the way for discussion, Gregory Luethy, pastor in Winterthur, raised some objections, but was supported by no one. – The Life and Times of Ulric Zwingli by Johann Hottinger
  7. They are simply paying the penalty that all men have paid in all of the ages of history for standing erect and seeking to pave the way for better conditions for mankind. – The Debs Decision by Scott Nearing
  8. Add to all this, that any interference of the local legislatures to discourage sordid or cruel management, to clothe the slaves with rights, to prepare them for freedom by better education, to pave the way for emancipation by restraining the master's power, to create an intermediate State of transition from slavery to freedom by partial liberty, as by attaching them to the soil, and placing them in the preparatory state through which our ancestors in Europe passed from bondage in gross to entire independence- all such measures were in the absolute discretion; not of the planters, but of the resident agents, one of the worst communities in the world, who had little interest in preparing for an event which they deprecated, and whose feelings of party, as well as individually, were all ranged on the oppressor's side. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  9. That this Constitution did not pave the way for the monarchy was due to several causes. – The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) by John Holland Rose
  10. And then, like true Englishmen, our own forefathers showed their respect for the said divine works, not by copying them, but by picking them to pieces to pave every man his own court- yard. – Hereward, The Last of the English by Charles Kingsley
  11. Judging by his backward glance from the mouth of the tunnel, it would appear that he had coined the request to pave the way for that which happened the instant they disappeared. – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker