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wayside

a. the side or edge of a road
b. situated by the wayside
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Had David formed a wayside acquaintance with the daughter, he would have become the father's clerk, and all else in natural succession.
So King Cadmus dwelt in the palace, with his new friend Harmonia, and found a great deal of comfort in his magnificent abode, but would doubtless have found as much, if not more, in the humblest cottage by the wayside.
The evening patrol hurried out of the police-station with important coughings and reiterated orders; and a live charcoal ball in the cup of a wayside carter's hookah glowed red while Kim's eye mechanically watched the last flicker of the sun on the brass tweezers.
There is no wayside rest for them, no halt by cooling fountains, no pause beneath green shades.
Very tired," replied Pride, seating himself on a stone by the wayside and mopping his steaming brow.
The humblest wayside juggler in India could mystify them to the verge of lunacy.
But, with your favor, friend, I must gather my arrows again, for while a shaft costs a penny a poor man can scarce leave them sticking in wayside stumps.
The palaces of the Church should be hospitals and nurseries for those who have fallen by the wayside and are perishing.
Vexed in her dear heart, she sat near the wayside by the Maiden Well, from which the women of the place were used to draw water, in a shady place over which grew an olive shrub.
It was a long journey to Staningley for those slow-travelling days, but I did not deny myself needful refreshment on the road, nor even a night's rest at a wayside inn, choosing rather to brook a little delay than to present myself worn, wild, and weather-beaten before my mistress and her aunt, who would be astonished enough to see me without that.