PAVEMENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of pavement
n. floor or covering of solid material, laid so as to make hard and convenient surface for travel
I walked a little while on the pavement after tea, thinking of you; and I beheld you in imagination so near me, I scarcely missed your actual presence.
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The man out of the last house passed on his way home; she heard his footsteps clacking along the concrete pavement and afterwards crunching on the cinder path before the new red houses.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
With an air of nonchalance which, under the circumstances, seemed to me to border upon affectation, he lounged up and down the pavement, and gazed vacantly at the ground, the sky, the opposite houses and the line of railings.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
There were several people on the pavement at the time, but the greeting appeared to come from a slim youth in an ulster who had hurried by.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
By the magic power of the shoes he was carried back to the times of King Hans; on which account his foot very naturally sank in the mud and puddles of the street, there having been in those days no pavement in Copenhagen.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
The children especially going to school, the bluish doves flying down from the roofs to the pavement, and the little loaves covered with flour, thrust out by an unseen hand, touched him.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
At last the sleigh bore to the right, drew up at an entrance, and Rostov saw overhead the old familiar cornice with a bit of plaster broken off, the porch, and the post by the side of the pavement.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The young fellow on the box jumped down to hold the horses and Anatole and Dolokhov went along the pavement.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The publican was fighting one of the smiths at the door, and when the workmen came out the smith, wrenching himself free from the tavern keeper, fell face downward on the pavement.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She raised her skinny hand as if in truth she had fluttered off the pavement on the impulse of the moment to the just rage of authority.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
But as we drew nearer to the end of our journey, he had more to do and less time for gallantry; and when we got on Yarmouth pavement, we were all too much shaken and jolted, I apprehend, to have any leisure for anything else.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Once, I had been taken to one of our old marsh churches to see a skeleton in the ashes of a rich dress that had been dug out of a vault under the church pavement.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context