Which preposition to use with roadsides

in Occurrences 7%

But Robin had not gone more than three furlongs in that direction when he came suddenly to the brow of a hill, and saw beneath him another band of the King's men seated in the shade along the roadside in the valley beneath.

with Occurrences 4%

At last, just as she saw before her the lights of Saltcoats, she sank down by the roadside with a faint cry of "Uncle! Uncle!"

on Occurrences 4%

I considered these unfortunate and shameful things as I went on along this British, Roman, Saxon and English way, the way of armies and of pilgrims into Headbourne Worthy, whose church stands by the roadside on the north.

near Occurrences 4%

See ante, p. 75, note 1. Duncan's monument; a huge column on the roadside near Fores, more than twenty feet high, erected in commemoration of the final retreat of the Danes from Scotland, and properly called Swene's Stone.

at Occurrences 3%

When they came to the roadside at the wood's edge they sat on a fallen tree and talked.

of Occurrences 3%

No one dared to take them in, every door was shut in their faces, and though at first no actual massacre seems to have been intended, hundreds perished within the first few days of exposure, or fell dead by the roadside of famine and exhaustion.

as Occurrences 2%

THE PHOEBE (THE WATER PEWEE) "Smaller, but not a whit less active than the Kingbird is the Phoebe or Water Peweethe small Flycatcher who is almost as familiar about the farm and roadside as the Robin himself.

grasslike Occurrences 1%

Once, not long ago, she had seen a drunken man asleep upon the roadside grasslike this.

into Occurrences 1%

An aperture opens from the roadside into the hill, and there is barely room enough for a person to enter.

from Occurrences 1%

Any food we ate had to be purchased by the roadside from our own funds, which were scant enough to start with.

by Occurrences 1%

John Crewys, climbing the lane next the waterfall, had been hailed by the roadside by the toothless, smiling old rustic.

beyond Occurrences 1%

They found the girl waiting with the donkey by the roadside beyond the last house.

outside Occurrences 1%

His tomb was on the roadside outside the city, as was usualDonatus says on the highway to Puteoli, nearly two miles from the gates.

to Occurrences 1%

As Miss Annie walked along the narrow path which ran by the roadside to Howlett's, with the blue sky above her, and the pleasant October sunshine all about her, and followed at a little distance by the boy Plez, carrying a basket, she did not seem to be taking that enjoyment in her walk which was her wont.

under Occurrences 1%

They sat down by the roadside under the shade of the trees,while the river ran softly by, and everything was hushed out of sympathy and kindness,and questioned each other of all that had been and was to be.

until Occurrences 1%

The body, hidden near the roadside until nightfall, was carried through the woods to the rochers du soir, that little plateau on the brink of the tremendous wall of rock which rises from the Rhone valley to the heights near Salvan.

between Occurrences 1%

The little square in front of our railway station at Couilly is full of grey cannon and ammunition wagons, and there are military kitchens and all sorts of commissary wagons along all the roadsides between here and Crécy-en-Brie, which is the distributing headquarters for all sorts of material.

without Occurrences 1%

We buried her by the roadside without a coffinthat was hard, to put her old, gray head right down into the ground with no protection.

Which preposition to use with  roadsides