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General Crossword Questions for “paces”

  • Duel measures

Encyclopedia

  • This runs along the northeast edge of Paces, in that part being a frontage road along Interstate 75, which divides Paces from the rest of Buckhead aside from the Underwood Hills, Margaret Mitchell, and Pleasant Hill neighborhoods which are also West of I-75. — “Paces (Atlanta) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • A pace (or double-pace or passus) is a measure of distance used in Ancient Rome. It is the measure of a full stride from the position of the heel when it is raised from the ground to the point the same heel is set down again at the end of the step. — “Pace (unit) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Started in the early 1830s near Peachtree Creek, it was run by Hardy Pace, one of the city's founders. In Vinings (formerly Paces), Pace's Mill was a gristmill begun by Hardy Pace, founded to diversify his holdings after the railroad was built. — “Pace's Ferry - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • We had both the same sort of courage at our work, and John had oftener to hold us in than to urge us forward; he never had to use the whip with either of us; then our paces were much the same, and I found it very easy to keep step with her when trotting, which made it pleasant, and master always liked it when we kept step well, and so did John. — “Black Beauty” by Anna Sewell
  • "Sapt," said I, "I must speak a word to the Prefect. Will you ride on a few paces with the princess?" And I added to the Prefect: "Come, sir, what do you mean?" — “The Prisoner of Zenda” by Anthony Hope
  • –Then, Yorick, replied my uncle Toby, you and I will lead the way abreast,–and do you, corporal, follow a few paces behind us.–And Susannah, an' please your honour, said Trim, shall be put in the rear.–'Twas an excellent disposition,–and in this order, without either drums beating, or colours flying, they marched slowly from my uncle Toby's house to Shandy-hall. — “Tristram Shandy” by Laurence Sterne
  • Raskolnikov spoke aloud and pointed to him. The gentleman heard him, and seemed about to fly into a rage again, but thought better of it, and confined himself to a contemptuous look. He then walked slowly another ten paces away and again halted. — “Crime and punishment” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Walking in a world he half understood, he took two paces forward and seized the Roman nose of this remarkable nobleman. — “The Man who was Thursday” by GK Chesterton
  • I should like you, if possible, my dears," the general added, making slowly for the door, "to put him through his paces a bit, and see what he is good for. — “The Idiot” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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