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  • Emerging into the hill-road, Kemp naturally took the downward direction, and so it was he came to run in his own person the very race he had watched with such a critical eye from the belvedere study only four days ago.

    The Invisible Man

  • The blinds of all the villas down the hill-road were drawn, but in one little green summer-house was a white figure, apparently an old man asleep.

    The Invisible Man

  • For the first time in his life Kemp discovered that the hill-road was indescribably vast and desolate, and that the beginnings of the town far below at the hill foot were strangely remote.

    The Invisible Man

  • Then he ran round by the side gate to the front of the house, and so into the hill-road.

    The Invisible Man

  • It was a fine morning in mid-winter, and I was in very good spirits as I jogged on my pony down the steep hill-road, with Colin running beside me.

    Prester John

  • Llangollen, but I wished to explore the hill-road which led to Wrexham, what the farmer under the Eglwysig rocks had said of its wildness having excited my curiosity, which the procuring of the book afforded me a plausible excuse for gratifying.

    Wild Wales : Its People, Language and Scenery

  • Her mother did not hear; she had been looking out at the hill-road that led between the village huts to their gate.

    Funeral Games

  • Ranni had put the car into bottom gear, and it growled up slowly, the hill-road just as bad as the road they had left.

    The Secret of Moon Castle

  • Once she was travelling on foot, and had four miles of hill-road to go, and was feeling very weary and depressed at the magnitude of the work and her own weakness, when a letter was handed to her.

    Mary Slessor of Calabar: Pioneer Missionary

  • A stony hill-road goes out of the settlement southwards, between the huge bulk of Oat Hill (936 feet) and Sheepless Down, back into Hampshire.

    Wanderings in Wessex An Exploration of the Southern Realm from Itchen to Otter

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