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A gentleman got out of a carriage before it stopped, and fell between the rail and the platform.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
The first rail road opened in Brazil, the emperor and empress being present at the inauguration.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
An accident occurred on the Panama rail road, recently put in operation, by which 43 persons were killed, and 60 wounded.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
He drew up the rocker, hoisted his slippered feet on the rail, and proceeded to smoke a cigar.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Since then the whole of the trade of transit by rail has been conducted by the companies owning the lines.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Visitors of Distinction in the old Soho days, were not at all rare, though they had not the advantages of travelling by rail.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The second one was placed above the first and would make a good hand-rail.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
They come to a halt suddenly, before a little huddling figure, with its face hidden in its arms, crouched beside a crooked rail.
A LOST HEROELIZABETH STUART PHELPS WARD AND HERBERT D. WARD
After striking down the Rail the Merlin flew into a tree, about ten yards from which the man who shot it found the Rail dead.
BIRDS OF GUERNSEY (1879)CECIL SMITH
Black Hood kicked his legs over the rail, reversing his position, gave himself a shove with his hands.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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