I watched the head waiter stand over the only other inhabited table for 20 minutes, explaining some arcane byway of his art with an expansive warmth, while the couple stared up at him with rictus grins and hollow, screaming eyes.
The flags can only be lowered and the ranges declared open to the public once all the surrounding byways , tracks and roads have been checked and cleared of any unexploded munitions.
Some smiles now, and many thanks to the staff of our technology desk, who have ploughed the highways and byways of the information superhighway for a selection of amusing advertisements.
Women's presence that is consciously and confidently feminist is even more of a stranger to the institutional highways and byways of liturgical life and death.
An environmental campaign has been launched to try to clean up the highways and byways of Kirkby Stephen.
To those with an interest in the byways of 20th century music, this is a most worthwhile album.
Extra patrols and traffic units will police the highways and byways to prevent road deaths this weekend.
It is quite the opposite: like signposts on a motorway, punctuation makes it easier to plot your way through the highways and byways of the English language.
In fact, the nation's highways and byways are getting even more crowded.
Since then, this perennially restless muse has wandered through a maze of creative highways and byways .