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used in The Lords of Discipline

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a public pathway for leisurely walking — especially one near the ocean


walking leisurely — especially in a public place
  • She knew this promenade well enough to give her undivided attention to stars and water and the lights of the familiar, marvelous harbor.
    Chapter 1.6 (5% in)
  • I like to think of him walking the streets of Charleston as I walked them, and it pleases me to think that the city watched him, felt the shimmer of his madness and genius in his slouching promenades along Meeting Street.
    Prologue (13% in)
  • There was the faint rustle of small wings, the secret transit of spiders, the waxy promenades of huge roaches down the concrete galleries, the sudden blaze of fireflies, and sometimes the brown speed of rats scuttling toward garbage.
    Chapter 1.15 (6% in)
  • Mrs. Gervais lived in mortal dread that someone who mattered, someone prominent in the thinly oxygenated heights of Charleston society, would spot Annie Kate during one of her nocturnal promenades through the quiet streets or while she distractedly picked flowers and nervously paced the brick pathways of their desultory garden.
    Chapter 3.23 (2% in)
  • The cheering was deafening as the drums began to roll and the A Company seniors began the promenade of honor between the two immense files of underclassmen.
    Chapter 3.26 (9% in)
  • In 1881, Charlestonians promenading along the Battery were more than mildly surprised to see the forty-foot whale entering the main channel of Charleston harbor.
    Chapter 3.26 (17% in)
  • Nameless, he marched in step on the long unrepeatable promenade between the divided regiment.
    Chapter 4.41 (89% in)

There are no more uses of "promenade" in The Lords of Discipline.

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