“Mandras was later to thank Velisarios for shooting him with a Turkish culverin as he came round the bend at the entrance of the village.”
“Look, here are Dinah Copeland’s if indeed they are hers, coming round the bend into the protection of the bank.”
“As the river bore them round the bend they saw the beast standing there, a great shaggy wolflike beast, its head lifted as it howled again.”
“Suddenly there was a crashing in the brush ahead, round the bend where the bridge over the little Almond River awaited them.”
“When Miss Prentice, dry-eyed but still raging, came round the bend in the lane, Henry was kissing Dinah’s throat. iv”
“That noospaper cost me fifty dollars -- caught the man comin 'in round the bend above Klondike City, an' bought it on the spot.”
“But before she had quite reached it another vehicle shot out from a clump of trees on the summit, came round the bend of the road there, passed the luggage-cart, and halted beside Tess, who looked up as if in great surprise.”
“She came round the bend in the river, and he saw that she was loaded with troops, small stocky men in grey-green umforms with rifles and fixed bayonets taller than themselves.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘round the bend’.
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at the end of one..., at one's wits end, up the creek, round the bend, on cloud nine, in the doldrums, in cloud-cuckoo land, sold down the river, on a slow boat to..., in a brown study, down the rabbit hole, in a rut and 84 more...
Inspired by Peter Reading's "Euphemisms".
Like a night club in the morning, you're the bitter end.
Like a recently disinfected shit-house, you're clean round the bend.
You give me the horrors
too bad to be true.
Looking for tweets for round the bend.