Usage examples for routes

  1. The routes that he followed always remained unknown. – Salammbo by Gustave Flaubert
  2. All the routes are now considered unsafe. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  3. By present all- sea routes New York is, in general, at a disadvantage compared with Liverpool. – American World Policies by Walter E. Weyl
  4. Suffice it to say that the lives of many of our people and the security of vast amounts of treasure passing and repassing over one or more of these routes between the Atlantic and Pacific may be deeply involved in the action of Congress on this subject. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  5. We are sailing north of the trade routes. – “Crumps”, The Plain Story of a Canadian Who Went by Louis Keene
  6. Woodseer was the better comrade and director of routes. – The Amazing Marriage, v3 by George Meredith Edition: 10 Language: English
  7. It is therefore at present impossible to determine the relative difficulty of the various routes up the mountain. – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  8. The country and local traffic found its way to these points, not by Yonge Street, south of King Street, but by other routes which have been already specified and described. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  9. The latest and most accurate map, marking the Portuguese discoveries, would really have been helpful to any one who had not the " Go West" idea so firmly fixed in his mind; but in that one direction it marked no routes farther than the Madeiras and the Azores. – Christopher Columbus by Mildred Stapley
  10. Surrounded by absolute desert, with wells many leagues apart and the routes of approach known only to experienced Senussi guides, every one of whom would suffer a thousand deaths rather than betray him, El Senussi, The Master, sits serenely apart, sending his orders throughout North Africa. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  11. How many different routes are there from which he can select? – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  12. I closed my eyes, and before my mental vision there arose an overgrown old orchard, skirting one of the great stock- routes from Riverina to Monaro. – My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin
  13. I thought both routes were bad, and declined to vote for either of them. – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  14. Even in these early beginnings it is easy to see that sea- borne commerce leads to the founding of colonies and the formation of an empire whose parts are linked together by trade routes, and finally, that the preservation of such an empire depends an the naval control of sea. – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  15. There are now few rivers of any importance upon frequented routes in Ceylon which are left unbridged, most of the structures being of stone and iron, and built after the best modern system. – The Pearl of India by Maturin M. Ballou
  16. On the routes from Louvain to Tirlemont alone one witness testifies to having seen more than fifty of them. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  17. By now I was quite familiar with the routes and did not need anyone to pick me up from the bus stops on arrival. – Free from School by Rahul Alvares
  18. She had to build up transportation system and trade routes, but this was well under way by 1890. Has her progress since 1890 kept pace with the United States? – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  19. All the officers of both the corps of engineers who could be spared from other services have been employed in exploring and surveying the routes for canals. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  20. They are all glad, however, to return to the North in April and go over their old routes again. – Notes of an Itinerant Policeman by Josiah Flynt