Usage examples for paved

  1. Mr. Fox had paved the way for the young poet, but the moment he entered he carried with him his best recommendation. – Life of Robert Browning by William Sharp
  2. It was deserted now, a great, dismal, paved hall, already dingy with dust. – The Heart of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford
  3. He and his companions had left no track on the smooth hard rocks which paved the bottom of the ravine, and their enemies were not certain in which cave they lay; each cave was being searched in turn. – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  4. Both the roofed and court sections are paved with stone, and large stones are also arranged around the sides of the court, some more or less elevated as seats; they are worn smooth and shiny by generations of use. – The Bontoc Igorot by Albert Ernest Jenks
  5. " The streets of Crouy were paved in comparatively recent times, not earlier than 1620." " Oh, the Pilgrim Fathers!" – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  6. The geographical engineers, which corps had been suppressed by the Constituent Assembly, were recalled to the armies, and although they could not, in these first moments, give to their labours the necessary extent and detail, they nevertheless paved the way to the great results since obtained in this branch of the art military. – Paris As It Was and As It Is by Francis W. Blagdon
  7. There was the kitchen- door at the end of the brick- paved lobby, letting through dawn's first decision about the beginning of the day. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  8. From the head runs the paved firm way for advance, And we shoulder, we wrangle! – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  9. Below this is another floor with low dark rooms paved with flagstones, with unused office desks and with piles of papers stored in boxes. – Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock
  10. There was once a merchant who was so rich that he could have paved the whole street with gold, and even then he would have had enough for a small alley. – The Art of the Story-Teller by Marie L. Shedlock
  11. They walked across the court of the Gentiles, which was a large, open square paved with marble, having on its eastern side a double row of pillars with a roof above them, called Solomon's Porch. – The Wonder Book of Bible Stories by Compiled by Logan Marshall
  12. The streets were ill paved and worse lighted, and were narrow and winding. – Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty
  13. On the paved street I had as many as six of us on it at once, one on the handle bars, two on the gas tank, me on the seat and two on behind. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  14. I have already paved your way to glory- Genoese, will you follow? – Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  15. We knew that the British infantry, aided by the artillery, had paved the way for relief, and I noticed the Irish Fusiliers on this occasion, as always, in the van. – My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War by Ben Viljoen
  16. And this Order in Council paved the way for the total abolition. – The Constitutional History of England From 1760 to 1860 by Charles Duke Yonge
  17. This raised a general desire to have all the streets paved, and made the people more willing to submit to a tax for that purpose. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn