Lead someone up the garden path - If someone leads you up the garden path, they deceive you, or give you false information that causes you to waste your time. 'Lead someone down the garden path' is also used.
Primrose path - The primrose path is an easy and pleasurable lifestyle, but one that ends in unpleasantness and problems.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. pæð, pað,; akin to D. pad, G. pfad, of uncertain origin; cf. Gr. pa`tos, Skr. patha, path,. √21
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. pæth, path; Ger. pfad, Gr. patos, L. pons, pontis, a bridge.
Then he pushed open the garden gate and walked up the path to the door.
"The Book of Stories for the Storyteller" by Fanny E. Coe
He walked up the little path, and fitted the key with which Allbut George had provided him, into the lock.
"Antony Gray,--Gardener" by Leslie Moore
Their path and our path draws together an' enters the valley as one path.
"A Virginia Scout" by Hugh Pendexter
The path of Jupiter is thus about 5.2 times as great in diameter as the path pursued by the earth.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
My wooing promised to be anything but easy; my love-path was likely to be a rugged one.
"The Quadroon" by Mayne Reid
But there was no path, and I saw it would be useless carrying the pursuit any further till we should have the light of morning.
"The Free Lances" by Mayne Reid
For weeks thereafter, go where I would, he would suddenly appear on the path behind me, poising in his right hand that same Goliath spear.
"The Story of John G. Paton" by James Paton
The path was so flowery and bright that I had no fear of the turnings of the way.
"A Vanished Hand" by Sarah Doudney
Father Claude came up the path, walking slowly and wearily, and entered the hut.
"The Road to Frontenac" by Samuel Merwin
One thing was sure: the path did not end here, if it really was a path, and not a chance formation.
"The Web of the Golden Spider" by Frederick Orin Bartlett
The river road is wide and fair,
The prairie-path is free,
And still the old earth waits to give
Her strength and joy to thee.
"The Call" by Virna Sheard
O Thou! by Whom we come to God,
The Life, the Truth, the Way;
The path of prayer Thyself hast trod:
Lord, teach us how to pray.
"What Is Prayer?" by James Montgomery
Down the little brown path through the woodland
I went in my dreaming last night
and saw near the brackens uncurling
"The Little Brown Path" by Fay Inchfawn
I hear thy victims' ceaseless wails,
I view the path my race hath trod,
And at the sight my spirit quails,
And cries in agony to God!
"The Waif" by John Lawson Stoddard
And thus each tint or shade which falls,
From sunset cloud or waving tree,
Along my pilgrim path, recalls
The pleasant thought of thee.
"My Thanks," by John Greenleaf Whittier
"Stop!" Caleb cried, "you've lost the path;
"The water's close before;
"I see it shine, 'tis very deep,--
"Why, don't you hear it roar?"
"The Drunken Father" by Robert Bloomfield
His turbulent path to 'Breaking Bad.
N o one in the restaurant world has followed a career path quite like Mathieu Palombino's.
Brain trust sees bike paths, solar energy, gateway improvements in Rifle.
Brainstorming A Path To Sustainability.
Gadget-shoppers: Pick your path carefully.
Terror Suspect's Path From Streets to Brig .
GT Savannah's 'Path Forward' a strange one.
Michele Bachmann, in Iowa on Tuesday, hopes to follow Mike Huckabee's path to victory there.
Residents on the north side of Peachtree Industrial Boulevard who want to take the family to PlayTown Suwanee will soon have a path.
Buddhists believe that through that path one awakens to what already is – "the natural great perfection".
Job coaches capitalize on their own bull market as the downsized and unemployed beat a path to their door.
Everything in its path would be ground up and pushed away.
We're constantly keeping an eye on the path of Sandy as the.
Weil by Nature 's Path Veri-Berry Hot Oatmeal.
View full size John Munson/The Star-Ledger A passenger gets on a train at the Harrison PATH station last month.
We refer to such a path as a C -taut path. (A zero-taut path is called simply a taut path.) Let x′ be the ﬁrst time in Q a vertex equal to the initial vertex of Pi , modulo T , occurs.
Then we can replace Q with a new C -taut path by moving the translating the path Pi so that it begins at x, and translating the path between x′ and z1 so that it begins at x + (yi − xi ).
The set of paths of arbitrary length is called path space of the graph (see for precise de ﬁnitions.) Notice that the conditio n that two subsequent vertices must be an allowed edge prevents some sequences of vertices from being a path.
Bindweeds or random walks in random environments on multiplexed trees and their asympotics
Deﬁnition ( V –paths ) By a V –path we shall mean an edge path in Θ whose initial and terminal vertices lie in V .
Automorphisms and abstract commensurators of 2-dimensional Artin groups
If the end points at z = N are separated by r ≪ N ν , the paths remain separated (each path exploring an independent disordered region) until they join at ∆z ∼ r1/ν , after which they follow the same path.
Directed polymers and Randomness