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  • n. Plural form of bypath.


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  • Though I stay behind, my eyes can follow you from this night's landmark along the stretch, on to the city avenues, up the highways, tracing the twists of the bypaths, clambering untrod trails of wilderness and mountain, on, on, till out upon the sea.

    The Kempton-Wace Letters

  • We must go beyond textbooks, go out into the bypaths and untrodden depths of the wilderness and travel and explore and tell the world the glories of our journey.

    Brian Levin, J.D.: On King Holiday, Great Speakers Embrace His Spirit

  • He has wandered, with an eye to the box office, up bypaths into ladies boudoirs and baths, he has been accused of garishness, bad taste and a hundred and one other faults.

    Empire of Dreams

  • My course in following so close was dictated by a thorough knowledge of the topography of the country and a familiarity with its roads, bypaths, and farm-houses, gained with the assistance of Mr. Crutchfield; and sure my column was heading in the right direction, though night had fallen I thought that an active pursuit would almost certainly complete the destruction of Bragg's army.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Are there other bypaths to integral health than to invoke psychoanalysis and its normative social apparatus in the case of IY?

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • The man quickened his pace as he saw himself pursued, and when he got out of the avenue, threw himself into one of the numerous bypaths which wanderers, who strayed in quest of nuts, or for the sake of exercise, had made in various directions through the extensive copse which surrounded the

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • In this way they travelled for more than a week, through bypaths and unfrequented districts, and by circuitous routes, in order to avoid large towns.

    Quentin Durward

  • But though every school of Socialism that is more than merely sentimental implicitly involves a repudiation of the wage-system, in practice, as we have seen, Socialists have allowed themselves to be tempted from the highway of emancipation to lose themselves in tangled bypaths of "reform."

    Servility or Freedom?

  • Whatever the laws of physics and probability are as they relate to research on matters relating to detective fiction, they invariably lead investigators into bypaths and side journeys that lead them into areas which were totally unanticipated beforehand.

    Archive 2006-07-23

  • After he had passed the river and its clustering settlers, he journeyed through bypaths across the bush and was soon deeply immersed in the almost twilight gloom of an Australian forest, where the deepest silence ever prevails.

    Ralph Rashleigh


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