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boulevards

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  • Bicycle boulevards discourage cut-through motor vehicle traffic, but typically allow In Berkeley, the boulevards are mostly residential streets, however some sections pass. — “Bicycle boulevard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • In many places in the United States and Canada, municipalities and developers have adapted the term to refer to arterial roads, not necessarily boulevards in the traditional sense. Several Parisian boulevards replaced old city walls; more generally, boulevards encircle a city center, in. — “Boulevard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The boulevards were constructed in several phases by central government initiative as infrastructure improvements, but it is very much associated with leisurely enjoyment and strolling in the minds of Parisians. Parisian boulevards and avenues are usually tree-lined on one or both sides. — “Boulevards of Paris - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The leafless trees on the boulevards made violet thickets in the midst of the houses, and the roofs, all shining with the rain, threw back unequal reflections, according to the height of the quarters in which they were. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert
  • He knew a lady on one of the boulevards whom he visited of an evening. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • Spacious modern boulevards and residential quarters surround and embrace the narrow, tortuous, and picturesque streets of the original town. — “The Prisoner of Zenda” by Anthony Hope
  • Both Vronsky and Anna felt life in Moscow insupportable in the heat and dust, when the spring sunshine was followed by the glare of summer, and all the trees in the boulevards had long since been in full leaf, and the leaves were covered with dust. — “Anna Karenina” by Leo Tolstoy
  • To contemplate revolutions from the distance of the Parisian Boulevards was quite another matter. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • He knew a lady on one of the boulevards whom he visited of an evening. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy

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