Giles's love for by-roads landed him sometimes in difficulties.
The by-roads are of dirt but appear to be kept in good condition.
By back lanes and by-roads the goldsmith and his boy slunk out of the town.
So I thought the rest of us had better follow and search the by-roads for all we were worth.
She must know all the ins and outs of her acquaintances' unlawful affections as a Prussian officer knows the French by-roads!
Several of his messengers were stopped: but some who went by by-roads reached Versailles, and gave the alarm.
Two minutes later they halted in a dark stretch of one of the by-roads of the Park.
We had to take circuitous and by-roads, while he had broad and passable routes on either side of the railroad.
I was told that these delectable gates even exist on the great high road, only not quite in such profusion as on the by-roads.
I know the by-roads and the hill-paths of Italy as a citizen knows the streets and lanes of his own contrada.