Covered ways and yards, which here and there diverged from the main street, disclosed little knots of houses, where drunken men and women were positively wallowing in filth; and from several of the door-ways, great ill-looking fellows were cautiously emerging, bound, to all appearance, on no very well-disposed or harmless errands.
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The two paths diverge here
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I — I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.