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  • The road along which the dwellings of these small farmers lie is macadamised, and occasionally a cross stands by the roadside, at which devotees may be seen to prostrate themselves.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • There were bridges in course of construction — railway embankments swarming with labourers — macadamised roads succeeding those of corduroy and plank — snake-fences giving place to those of posts and rails, and stone walls — and saw and grist mills were springing up wherever a “water privilege” could be found.

    The Englishwoman in America

  • It is distant about a hundred and twenty miles from Cincinnati, but there is a macadamised road (rare blessing!) the whole way, and the rate of travelling upon it is six miles an hour.

    American Notes for General Circulation

  • They crossed the park and went west along Washington Boulevard, beautiful with its broad macadamised road, and large frame houses set back from the sidewalks.

    Sister Carrie

  • Terence knew as well as he knew his own name that it is not macadamised at that point.

    The Voyage Out

  • St. John said that it is macadamised where it passes Hindhead, and

    The Voyage Out

  • The natural floor was of rough slabs of lava, laid partly edgewise, so that a newly macadamised road would have been as soft

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • When they came nearer the prison, and the isvostchik turned off the paved on to the macadamised road, it became easier to talk, and he again turned to Nekhludoff.

    Resurrection

  • Outdoor: garden and fieldwork, cycling on level macadamised causeways ascents of moderately high hills, natation in secluded fresh water and unmolested river boating in secure wherry or light curricle with kedge anchor on reaches free from weirs and rapids

    Ulysses

  • Indeed, it nearly ran us down, as we stepped confidently out onto the black surface of an actual macadamised road, only to leap back aghast into the safety of the walls as a furious black mechanical monstrosity came roaring around the bend straight at us.

    The Moor

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