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  • adv. Towards a town; townward


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  • The driver finished the page he was reading and put his book away, then he started the auto and they were off townwards, my ex - droog and ex-enemy waving.

    Where's the show?

  • We yeckated back townwards, my brothers, but just outside, not far from what they called the Industrial Canal, we viddied the fuel needle had like collapsed, like our own ha ha ha needles had, and the auto was coughing kashl kashl kashl.

    Where's the show?

  • Thus the Mahonys found themselves rolling townwards in the

    The Way Home

  • They went down the asphalted path and through the garden-gate, and turned to walk townwards.

    The Getting of Wisdom

  • Some workmen, tramping townwards soon after dawn, noticed a strip of light stuff twisted round a snag, which projected slightly above the surface of the water.

    Maurice Guest

  • At intervals, a belated holidaymaker was still to be met with hurrying townwards: only they two were leaving the town, and its innocent revels, behind them.

    Maurice Guest

  • But when, in clothes dried stiff as cardboard, Mahony was rolling townwards — his coachman, a lad of some ten or twelve who handled the reins to the manner born — as they went he chanced to feel in his coat pocket, and there found five ten-pound notes rolled up in a neat bundle.

    Australia Felix

  • Early as Mahony left home, he met a long line of conveyances heading townwards — spring carts, dogcarts, double and single buggies, in some of which, built to seat two only, five or six persons were huddled.

    Australia Felix

  • Then townwards, leaving straight that rich champaign,

    Theocritus, translated into English Verse

  • I wondered what he was doing there with a lantern, for it was a brilliant moonlight night, and, since he made to run townwards as soon as he saw who was passing, I felt in my bones that he meant mischief and was probably in league with the spy.

    The Yeoman Adventurer


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