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  • She began at once to learn to drive the car; for the “rest-house” must not be so near him as to excite suspicion.

    Swan Song

  • “You know, Michael, I feel I should be ever so much more interested if I ran a place of my own in the country — a sort of rest-house that I could make attractive for girls who wanted air and that.”

    Swan Song

  • Standing in sunshine before the hollyhocks and sunflowers of the “rest-house” garden, she reviewed past and future with feverish vigour.

    Swan Song

  • ASSIUT, Egypt - Suspected Moslem militants shot dead a policeman and wounded five others in an attack on a police rest-house in southern Egypt, police said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Between the Sutlej and Lahore lie fifty of the hottest, flattest, scrubbiest miles on earth, and I supposed we'd cover them in a long day's ride, but Sardul said we should lie overnight at a serai* (* Inn, rest-house.) a few miles from the city: there was something he wanted me to see.

    Flashman and the Mountain of Light

  • The question arose of purchasing a rest-house in the hills near by.

    The Kneeling Christian

  • But finally, when I bade the chair-men stop for a smoke at a rest-house, knowing they could easily overtake my slow-moving vehicle, he too disappeared, and only took up his station again at the head of the procession when I went back to my chair after dismissing the barrow with

    A Wayfarer in China Impressions of a trip across West China and Mongolia

  • Meanwhile the Shan had swum quietly ashore and walked up to the rest-house.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

  • The police launch put them ashore near the rest-house where they were staying, and Jim was now sufficiently recovered to be able to walk.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

  • Two days later a swift river steamer dropped three travellers and their belongings at the riverside village, and a couple of coolies carried the baggage to a rest-house on the crest of a slope above the wide stream.

    Jack Haydon's Quest

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