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by-ways in the Bible

only in Judg. 5:6 and Ps. 125:5; literally "winding or twisted roads." The margin has "crooked ways."

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • He had been there many a time before, but now it seemed to him that he had never seen so many paths and by-ways.

  • How he had hunted experience in the streets and the by-ways of the great city!

    A Spirit in Prison Robert Hichens
  • As a rule a badger's hole descends rapidly at first, and then may branch into any number of by-ways and subterranean galleries.

    The Badger Alfred E. Pease
  • These drifts form the streets and by-ways of another city underground.

    Then and Now Robert Vaughn
  • In these by-ways, he had not any objection to speak to his companion, and for the first time asked him what he was arrested for.

  • There are the most extraordinary alleys and by-ways to walk about in.

    Pictures from Italy Charles Dickens
  • He drew upon his wanderings in by-ways known only of artists; fascinated them with sketches of the art life of Rome and Paris.

  • She and Sylvie went through lanes and by-ways this gorgeous October day.

    Hope Mills Amanda M. Douglas
  • Rather than drag the family title into the by-ways of trade, he laid it aside and assumed the name of Nemos.

  • It gives the roads and by-ways with much care and correctness.

    A Danish Parsonage John Fulford Vicary

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