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116 examples of  milestone  in sentences

116 examples of milestone in sentences

As I say, he was born at the sixteenth milestone from Vienne, a native Gaul.

The face which he saw was a milestone in his life.

We drive out in the fresh morning air along the trunk road, which extends southwards of the holy city like a grey ribbon streaked by two parallel lines of lighter colour where the wheels of the bullock-carts have ground the hard metal into dust; and hard by the fifth milestone we come face to face with three stark hills, standing solitary out of the plain.

The spot is at the second milestone outside of the gate of St. John Lateran.

" He only desired, as the exponent of a great democracy, a peace which should be the expression of right and justice, evolving from the War a League of Nations, the first milestone in a new era of civilization, a league destined to bind together ex-belligerents and neutrals in one.

Such graves mark all the line of the first years of Mormon traveldispiriting milestones to failing stragglers in the rear.

There is no more famous classifications of the epochs of life that mark off the milestones of the individual's evolution than Shakespeare's Seven Ages.

How amazed, almost amused, our child friends are when we, of whose school-days they were such large and impressive milestones, describe them!

The diameter of the city must have been eleven miles, since Strabo tells us that the actual limit of Rome was at a place between the fifth and sixth milestone from the column of Trajan in the Forum,the central and most conspicuous object in the city except the capitol.

Nevertheless these episodes are milestones of victory in the onward march of civilization, which will paralyze the historical manifestations of social criminality.

Indeed, there are no two milestones of English history so near together, and yet measuring such a space of the nation's life and mariners between them, as this hall and that of Chatsworth.

Her life during all this time was singularly uneventful, and the chief milestones along the road mark the publication of her successive novels.

Milestones was written in collaboration with Edward Knoblauch, an American author.

Yet, when all is said, the Congress of Vienna represents an important milestone along the road of progress.

[Of Distance] milestone, milepost.

Formerly great things were done by great men, whose names stand in history like milestones, marking the march of mankind on the highway of progress.

Of him history has made no record, but of the milestones only, and has called them great men.

This fact becoming known to a man who had his private reasons for committing murder, at the third milestone from Kรถnigsberg, he waited for his "intended," who came up to time as duly as a mail-coach.

A milestone intimated that it was seventy miles to London.

Then Publius Valerius commanded Titus Herminius, with a small force, to lie in ambush at the second milestone on the road to Gabii, and Spurius Larcius, with a party of light-armed youths, to post himself at the Colline gate while the enemy was passing by, and then to throw himself in their way to cut off their return to the river.

We have read that all these measures were carried out with such expedition that the standards, which had been brought forth from the treasury on that very day by the quรฆstors and conveyed to the Campus, started from thence at the fourth hour; and the newly-raised army halted at the tenth milestone, followed only by a few cohorts of veteran soldiers as volunteers.

For in the infinite space of the heavens above (which in this contracted sphere of mine I desire to imitate so far as may be) what need is there of milestones?

Furthermore, when I reach the milestone that counts from the Hicks-Hall that stands now, I own at once the Aulic dignity, and, were I a gaol-bird, I should shake in my shoes.

On the road of Time you advance by toil and sweat; provinces and nations are the military milestones which mark your resting-places.

At this time he was chosen commissioner of the highways round about Rome, set up the so-called golden milestone, and assigned road-builders from the ranks of the ex-prรฆtors, with two lictors, to take care of the various streets.

Although soon to pass the fifty-seventh milestone, his sane, temperate habits had kept him young in heart and vigorous in body, and in this same year he was to be rewarded for his long and lonely vigil during the dark decades of his middle life, and to enter upon an Indian Summer of happy family life.

I declare I would not exchange this short, crazy, enchanting fantasy for a whole wilderness of seemly novels, proclaiming in decorous accents the undoubted truth that there are milestones on the Portsmouth Road.

Presently, when three milestones had loitered past, he overtook a boy who was stooping to light a cigarette.

I don't mind the thing a bit, and won't you let me take you home in the carriage?" Dora might as well have embraced a milestone and talked to it, for the moment she could release herself, Miss Panney stalked away without a word.

Here are also several Roman milestones, with their lengthy and sonorous inscriptions, from various points on the Wall; and a miscellaneous and deeply interesting collection of smaller articles, such as ornaments of bronze, jet, or gold, fibulae (brooches or clasps), coins of many reigns, Samian-ware, terra-cotta and glass, parts of harness, etc., etc.

Like fated trains of other epochs whose privations, sufferings, and self-sacrifices have added renown to colonization movements and served as danger signals to later wayfarers, that party began its journey with song of hope, and within the first milestone of the promised land ended it with a prayer for help.

"It's a milestone pointing towards new goals."

But the milestone set Perris chuckling.

It is always thronged with pilgrims and commerce; with trains of bullock carts, caravans of camels and elephants, and thousands of pedestrians pass every milestone daily.

"A MILESTONE PASSED, THE ROAD SEEMS CLEAR"

The first of these must have marked the passing of some unrecognized mental milestone, for there was nothing about it to set it apart from any one of a hundred afternoons.

"A MILESTONE PASSED, THE ROAD SEEMS CLEAR" As the "season" heightened, the beautiful paneled walls of Mrs. Marshall-Smith's salon were frequently the background for chance gatherings of extremely appropriate callers.

Sylvia had passed a milestone.

I was only a milestone.

He had gained a couple of hundred paces, but the good little mare set that right before we could have passed two milestones.

The line ran westward 244 miles from the Delaware River, and every fifth milestone was engraved with the arms of Penn on the one side and those of Calvert on the other.

And on the road was a common milestone, with 'France' on one side and 'Italia' on the other.

He smiled with a grisly solemnityjust such a smile as you might imagine would play round the lips of a milestone (if it had any,) at the recantation so quickly volunteered by Larry.

One welcome roadside inn, the "Rack and Manger," stands at the cross roads about half way, and occasional ancient milestones tell us we are on the way to "Winton.

Longfellow, The Golden Milestone.

Longfellow, The Golden Milestone. A'riel, the sylph in Pope's Rape of the Lock.

The first visitor was Marmaduke Milestone, Esq., a picturesque landscape gardener of the first celebrity, who promised himself the glorious achievement of polishing and trimming the rocks of Llanberris.

Mr. Milestone was impatient to take a walk round the grounds, that he might examine how far the system of clumping and levelling could be carried advantageously into effect; and several of the party supporting the proposition, with Squire Headlong and Mr. Milestone leading the van, they commenced their perambulation.

Mr. Milestone was impatient to take a walk round the grounds, that he might examine how far the system of clumping and levelling could be carried advantageously into effect; and several of the party supporting the proposition, with Squire Headlong and Mr. Milestone leading the van, they commenced their perambulation.

The result of Mr. Milestone's eloquence was that he and the squire set out again, immediately after breakfast next morning, to examine the capabilities of the scenery.

The object that most attracted Mr. Milestone's admiration was a ruined tower on a projecting point of rock, almost totally overgrown with ivy.

Mr. Milestone superintended the proceedings.

At this critical moment Mr. Cranium and Mr. Panscope appeared at the top of the tower, which, unseeing and unseen, they had ascended on the opposite side to that where the squire and Mr. Milestone were conducting their operations.

We next found him making salams as he passed the fat old gentleman with an elephant's head, and other foul idolatries bedaubed with rose-pink and butter, that show themselves on various milestone-like appurtenances to an Indian road.

There are days in life which pass by without being distinguished by any outstanding happenings, and which yet remain in the mind as milestones on the road of life.

"It is a mean act to deface the figures on a milestone."Id.

Even now, while thou art losing Thy words, one after the other are the milestones Left fast behind by my post couriers Who bear the order on to Prague and Egra.

Or if thou hast almost forgotten that, then sure thou hast some precious milestone along the road of life that is not quite grown over with moss, on which thou canst read some happy inspiration of His mercy toward thee!

Along the thousand miles of road from the Missouri River to the Great Lake, there stand, thicker than milestones, memorials of those who failed on the way.

<pb id='169.png' n='1955h1/A/0733' /> TOWNSEND, REGINALD T. Another milestone.

The golden milestone.

The golden milestone.

ZWEMER, SAMUEL M. The golden milestone.

Milestones of marketing; a brief history of the evolution of market distribution.

HOTCHKISS, MARGARET W. Milestones of marketing.

ERNST, MORRIS L. The censor marches on; recent milestones in the administration of the Obscenity Law in the United States, by Morris L. Ernst & Alexander Lindey.

BALDWIN, CONSTANCE M. Milestones of the drama.

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<pb id='169.png' n='1955h1/A/0733' /> TOWNSEND, REGINALD T. Another milestone.

The golden milestone.

The golden milestone.

ZWEMER, SAMUEL M. The golden milestone.

ERNST, MORRIS L. The censor marches on; recent milestones in the administration of the Obscenity Law in the United States, by Morris L. Ernst & Alexander Lindey.

BALDWIN, CONSTANCE M. Milestones of the drama.

STOCKWELL, HELEN LOUISE COHEN. Milestones of the drama, by Helen Louise Cohen.

STOCKWELL, MARION E. LATOURETTE. Milestones of the drama.

STOCKWELL, PHILIP R. Milestones of the drama.

STOCKWELL, ROBERT M. Milestones of the drama.

STOCKWELL, WILLIAM R., JR. Milestones of the drama.

R674411. Milestones of medicine.

I never knew milestones so extraordinarily far apart as those which mark the distance between Kohala and Murree.

By the white road, a white milestone, chipped and defaced, stood almost hidden among thistles and brambles.

Then came hot chocolate with a marshmallow floating in each cup and milestone salad, which consisted of oblongs of cream cheese into which numerals cut out of green peppers were pressed.

The milestones stood erect on fresh lettuce leaves and were served with French dressing.

The moon rose as they passed the fourth milestone out of Calne; another five minutes and they drew up, the horses panting and hanging their heads, in the main street of Chippenham.

His most intimate and able adviser, Agrippa, being settled at Lyons as governor of the Gauls, caused to be opened four great roads, starting from a milestone placed in the middle of the Lyonnese forum, and going, one centrewards to Saintes and the ocean, another southwards to Narbonne and the Pyrenees, the third north-westwards and towards the Channel by Amiens and Boulogne, and the fourth north-westwards and towards the Rhine.

There was a good and tender thought in making up this sabbath society of the living and the dead; in planting the narrow pathway between the two Sions with the white milestones of generations that had travelled it in ages gone, leaving here and there words of faith, hope and admonition to those following in their footsteps.

Indeed, there are no two milestones of English history so near together, and yet measuring such a space of the nation's life and manners between them, as this hall and that of Chatsworth.

Other Buildings and Tombs at or near Agra The tomb of Feroz Khan, opposite to the third milestone on the Gwalior road, is an interesting building of Akbar's time, richly carved and decorated with tile-work.

Having no children of my own to stand as milestones on life's highway, and keeping a very young heart in my breast all these years, it seems at times little less than impertinent in the children I have known to develop so rapidly into matrons and fathers.

In a few days (the 19th) I shall have reached the milestone: I shall be seventy.

Two were on horseback, their naked swords glittering in the sunlight; the third on a bicycleand all three, as well as George, were shrieking excitedly at a phlegmatic Tommy Atkins who, seated on a milestone, was calmly smoking his pipe.

These deeds and words are the milestones in the path of progress by which Judaism reached Christianity.

Angersleigh, a small parish 5 m. S. of Taunton (follow the Honiton road to the fourth milestone, then turn to the right).

"To any one who knows the sluggishness of humanity to good, the impregnable intrenchments of vested wrongs, and the long reaches of time needed from one milestone of progress to the next, the task of setting up a Christian social order in this modern world of ours seems like a fair and futile dream.

So, in a fashion, she had during the past three years come to regard her twenty-fifth birthday as a milestone in her life.

Leaving the burial-place of St. Agnes, we continue along the Nomentan Way to the seventh milestone from Rome.

In the Acts of the Martyrdom of St. Alexander, who, according to the story of the Church, was the sixth successor of St. Peter, and who was put to death in the persecution of Trajan, in the year 117, it was said that his body was buried by a Roman lady, Severina, "on her farm, at the seventh milestone from Rome on the Nomentan Way."

They so far succeeded as to gain possession of the bodies, and to carry them as far as the second milestone on the Appian Way.

One would like to know in which street it was that he found himself surrounded by an insulting crowd, whose jeers at the 'French dog' he turned to enthusiasm by jumping upon a milestone, and delivering a harangue beginning'Brave Englishmen!