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  • The clapping of Miss Drexel's hands was the first warning Davies received that the feat was accomplished, and, swinging on to the running board, he found the car backing in the straight-away up the next zigzag and Wemple still chanting ecstatically, Oh, you Merry Olds, you Merry


  • Usually, she would have circled around him, beaten him in the straight-away, and gained the protection of our small-mouthed cave.


  • As I look ahead, there may be one more article, as I plan for a gathering of loved ones on March 30, the anniversary of his passing, to remember our Kenny in his vitality and wide-eyed enthusiasm for life -- especially life in nature, hearing birds calling, being held close to the breast of the forest, watching a race horse full out in the straight-away.

    Carol Jones: The Plane Ride Home From Houston

  • It was the water on the side of the straight-away that got me wondering.

    Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.: Biking With Alligators

  • Meeting Scott again and being introduced to Andrew Fraser was a huge turning point and we hit it off straight-away, so we decided that Andrew and Scott would take on managing me and help attract sponsors and deal with the media.

    True Spirit

  • I was in no rush to head home straight-away, so I spent some time tacking back and forth in the bay; each tack was slightly faster and an improvement on the last.

    True Spirit

  • The day improved when Pink Lady was launched smoothly at Sydney City Marina and the Yanmar engine fired up straight-away.

    True Spirit

  • At least I knew straight-away what the problem was.

    True Spirit

  • The results are not displayed straight-away, which sensibly gives users the option of selecting which conditions they want to see.

    The $1,000 Genome

  • The room, with a 7-by-11 window, is near the top of Rogers Centre, in straight-away center field, just under the light standards, the U.S. flag and banners listing the Blue Jays 'retired numbers and the football Argonauts' all-time best players.

    No. 2: Make yourself at home above Toronto's Rogers Centre


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