Thesaurus / avenues

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A child's senses are the avenues of the knowledge of objects; his self-activity is the avenue of the knowledge of laws.

He fixed upon a place in the Lyceum highly beautified with avenues of trees, where he established his school.

Avenues of pines resembled huge scrub; they cast strong shadows even in the greyness of the day.

A Tramp's NotebookMorley Roberts

Evelyn, sixty years ago, speaks of it as being “all the mode for the avenues to their country palaces in France.”

The girls from out of the city are drawn to it for the pleasures of life because other avenues of enjoyment are not open to them.

We know that the saints did court them, and valued them as avenues to grace.

Americans and OthersAgnes Repplier

It would be unjust to take umbrage at the city because one finds none in its avenues.

Look-outs were posted at all avenues of approach and anxious crowds hung around the telegraph offices.

HomesteadArthur G. Burgoyne

Nothing more magnificent than these avenues can be conceived.

Fifty-One Years of Victorian LifeMargaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey

In a town the avenues run east and west and the streets north and south.

Across the Prairie in a Motor CaravanFrances Halton Eva Hasell

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