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His cap was a dainty thing, his close- buttoned blue cloth roundabout was new and natty, and so were his pantaloons.
But he obstinately took roundabout ways, and presently he was where he could see long gray walls of vapor where lay battle lines.
You take a roundabout way, then, to inform me that I am very ill?
Jeffrey Aspern had never been in it that I knew of; but some note of his voice seemed to abide there by a roundabout implication, a faint reverberation.
He watched her enter the private gate of Diana's Grove, and then, taking a roundabout course and keeping out of her sight, he at last overtook her in a thick part of the Grove where no one could see the meeting.
Even the character and accent of the two peoples had shades of difference, despite the amalgamating effects of a roundabout railway; so that, though less than twenty miles from the place of her sojourn at Trantridge, her native village had seemed a far-away spot.
You did not see it because I led you not in the beaten tracks, but through roundabout passages seldom used.
Some of our party have gone to England, intending to take a roundabout course and rejoin the vessel at Leghorn or Naples several weeks hence.
The usual route through Moscow could not be thought of, and the roundabout way Princess Mary was obliged to take through Lipetsk, Ryazan, Vladimir, and Shuya was very long and, as post horses were not everywhere obtainable, very difficult, and near Ryazan where the French were said to have shown themselves was even dangerous.
It is a roundabout wheedling sort of thing which I should not have credited you with.
As the path gradually ascended the mountain, although in a roundabout way, they decided to follow it.
The black rose and led the way by a roundabout route back through the camp.