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The company had always taken every precaution to prevent people crossing the lines except by the bridges, both by placing notices in every station and by the use of patent spring gates at level crossings.
I found that he had been in command of a whaler which was due to return from the Arctic seas at the very time when my father was crossing to Norway.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
As to ourselves, we all know the speed produced by the employment of steam; we have experienced it either on railroads, or in boats when crossing the sea; but such a flight is like the travelling of a sloth in comparison with the velocity with which light moves.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
Through the frosty vapor could be seen workmen in short sheepskins and soft felt boots crossing the rails of the curving line.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He turned over on the other side, and leaning on his elbow, fell to gazing into the distance at a herd of cattle crossing over to the river.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
When the Military Governor had gone, Prince Vasili sat down all alone on a chair in the ballroom, crossing one leg high over the other, leaning his elbow on his knee and covering his face with his hand.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As she was crossing the anteroom she saw through the window a carriage with lanterns, standing at the entrance.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
After taking a turn along the Podnovinski Boulevard, Balaga began to rein in, and turning back drew up at the crossing of the old Konyusheny Street.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Another general stood in a martial pose, crossing himself by shaking his hand in front of his chest while looking about him.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Pierre got up and left his new companions, crossing between the campfires to the other side of the road where he had been told the common soldier prisoners were stationed.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This is the burden that the past laid on me, last little donkey in the long caravanserai crossing the desert.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context