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  • As he walked along the wood-path, this peer of France, this statesman, wept as young men weep; he wept his last tears.

    A Start in Life

  • He listens: No - yes: once more the dead leaves, lightly crushed, rustle on the wood-path.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • They crossed the bridge, and joined the wood-path.

    Maurice Guest

  • But, before he could open his lips, a third person turned from the wood-path on to the bridge, making it tremble with his steps — a jaunty cavalry officer, with a trim moustache and bright dancing eyes.

    Maurice Guest

  • These thoughts so engaged her that she fell into a gait hardly likely to carry her to church before the sermon, and at length, having passed from the gardens to the wood-path beyond, so far forgot her intention as to sink into a rustic seat at a bend of the walk.

    The House of Mirth

  • As they crossed the railroad and entered the narrow wood-path on the other side, the girls fell into single file and walked on steadily, talking gaily.

    Glenloch Girls

  • Lund, who had misgivings as to his ability to give Creamer "a Roland for his Oliver," rose at once, and Creamer acceding more reluctantly, the four set off, through a narrow wood-path, to a cleared field near the western extremity of the island.

    Adrift in the Ice-Fields

  • In short, the impression was indefinable; and, after gazing and musing a good while, I retraced my steps through the Irish hamlet, and plodded on along a wood-path.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 108, October, 1866

  • Upon meeting Ratu Pope every native dropped his burdens, stepped to the side of the wood-path and crouched down, softly chanting the words of the tame, muduo! wo!

    Popular Science Monthly Oct, Nov, Dec, 1915 — Volume 86

  • Fabens was expected by sunset, and at the usual hour, Julia tripped to the wood-path with a light heart to meet him, and take his swinging hand in her own, as she was accustomed to do, and talk all the way to the house.

    Summerfield or, Life on a Farm

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