a moving pavement
He had stepped on to the corridor slidewalk and had coasted halfway to the elevator before he realized that Phy had followed him and was plucking timidly at his sleeve.
A pair of slidewalks stretched from the station to the hall; they stepped on to the one running towards the building. The slidewalk was crowded; more boys streamed out of the station behind them.
A chalked sign—Kill the Bugs—came coasting by on the slidewalk. Scat put down his foot in front of it and let the slidewalk do the erasing.
They went on up to the subsurface level and took the crosstown slidewalk out to the rocket port. The slidewalk tunnel broke the surface at one point, becoming a pressurized shed; a view window on the west looked out on the surface of the Moon—and, beyond the hills, the Earth.
I stepped on the leftbound slidewalk and went past the door marked ‘Mail Room’, to the corridor juncture where my slidewalk dipped down around its roller.
Everything about it confused him—the hurrying self-centered crowds, the enormous buildings, the slidewalks in place of streets.
A private, eiderdown-surfaced slidewalk, rolled out like the red carpet of ancient cliche…carried them toward the most diamond-glittering pillar of them all.
He strode along with the flow of the slidewalk, doubling his rate of travel.
The slidewalk was a glass bead arch that spanned the hazy gulf between Ransom’s apartment block and the transit station.
They'd been found on the Wilshire slidewalk in West Los Angeles around 4:30 A.M. People don’t use the slidewalks that late. They're afraid of organleggers. The bodies could have traveled up to a couple miles before anyone saw them.
We could have taken the enclosed slidewalk but instead walked alongside it in the good cold air that smelled of fallen leaves.
‘It was my understanding, my lord,’ said Bothari severely as they left Daum’s hotel for the slidewalk, ‘that Pilot Officer Mayhew here was to transport your cargo’.
And the slidewalks, the tubetrains, the manufactories, all were advanced and efficient.
It was a twenty-minute slidewalk trip from L'Express, at one end of the old Brooklyn Navy Yard, through streets lined by gray plastisteel residential high rises, to the Down Plaza at the other end of the development.
We ride a slidewalk spinward, then crowd into a hubward elevator.
Fritz Leiber, 'Sanity'
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