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wayside

a. the side or edge of a road
b. situated by the wayside
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I could weep at being left by the wayside; left with the grass and the clouds and a few dumb animals.
There is no wayside rest for them, no halt by cooling fountains, no pause beneath green shades.
I confess to the wayside arbor, the pipe of contentment, and the lotus-leaves being altogether unsuitable metaphors.
Had David formed a wayside acquaintance with the daughter, he would have become the father's clerk, and all else in natural succession.
In those days folk still believed in witches and trembled at a curse; and this one, falling so pat, like a wayside omen, to arrest me ere I carried out my purpose, took the pith out of my legs.
Chattering jays and loud wood-pigeons flapped thickly overhead, while ever and anon the measured tapping of Nature's carpenter, the great green woodpecker, sounded from each wayside grove.
At last I could go no further; I was exhausted with the violence of my emotion and of my flight, and I staggered and fell by the wayside. That was near the bridge that crosses the canal by the gasworks.
Not that the trees and grasses were red, but the fences and houses were painted that color and all the wild-flowers that bloomed by the wayside had red blossoms.
The old Douglas homestead was half a mile from "Wayside" cresting a windy hill.
Then, however, when he opened his eyes, he saw something sitting by the wayside shaped like a man, and hardly like a man, something nondescript.
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.