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Historical Examples

A moment more and the measured stroke of a paddle betrayed the passage of the stout Red Man adown the stream.
Graham’s Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 1 July 1848 Various

As Nathos and Deirdre played, of a sudden was a cry heard from adown the shore.
Celtic Tales Louey Chisholm

How many a one adown the centuries has re-echoed the same sad note!
Of Six Medival Women Alice Kemp-Welch

adown the street, there is a glimpse of the hills outside of Florence.
Passages From the French and Italian Notebooks, Volume 2 Nathaniel Hawthorne

And from the seventh step, successively, adown the breathing tresses of the flow’r Still doth the file of Hebrew dames proceed.
The Vision of Paradise, Complete Dante Alighieri

adown the doorward stair of stone There cometh a woman all alone.
Poems by the Way William Morris

It is the trail of Fafnir, adown which he comes at dawn of every day to slake his thirst at the river.
The Story of Siegfried James Baldwin

But even as he falls it is plain that he will drag his opponent after him adown the precipice.
Romain Rolland Stefan Zweig

In fact, adown the vista of the garden avenue a number of persons were seen approaching towards the house.
The Scarlet Letter Nathaniel Hawthorne

And all adown either wall, unneeded but undisbanded, the scouts remained.
Zuleika Dobson Max Beerbohm

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