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" This county, as it is spacious, so it is populous, and very laborious, rough, and unpleasant to strangers travelling those ways, which are cumbersome and uneven, amongst rocks and stones, painful for man and horse; as they can best witness who have made... "
Home scenes: or, Tavistock and its vicinity - Seite 22
von Rachel Evans - 1846 - 258 Seiten
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A chorographical description or survey of the county of Devon. With additions

Tristram Risdon - 1811
...it is populous, and very laborious, rough, and unpleasant to strangers travelling those ways, which are cumbersome and uneven, amongst rocks and stones,...For be they never so well mounted upon horses out of otber countries, when they have travelled one journey in these parts, they can, in respect of ease...
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The Chorographical Description Or Survey of the County of Devon

Tristram Risdon - 1811 - 442 Seiten
...exceedingly bad, anil is he quaintly tells u1;, ': painful for man and horse, as they Ha best witut-ss, who have made trial thereof. For be they never so well mounted upon horses out of oihe r roimtries, when they have travelled one journey in these parts, they can, in respect of ease...
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The history of Devonshire, Band 1

Thomas Moore (writer on Devon.) - 1829
...observes, "rough and unpleasant to strangers travelling those ways, which are cumbersome and uneven, among rocks and stones, painful for man and horse; as they...they never so well mounted upon horses out of other counties, when they have travelled one journey in these parts, they can, in respect of ease of travel,...
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Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the ..., Band 6

Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art - 1874
...parts deep and miry, in others steep and rocky — painful for man and horse, as they can best testify who have made trial thereof; for be they never so well mounted upon horses out of other counties, when they have travelled one journey in these parts, they will in respect of ease of travel...
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Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the ..., Band 22

Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art - 1890
...1645. 6 In RISDON'S Chorographwal Description of Devonshire, ed. of 1714, page 3, we find : roads " are cumbersome and uneven, amongst Rocks and Stones,...and Horse, as they can best witness who have made Tryal thereof. For be they never so well mounted upon Horses out of other countries, when they have...
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Publications, Band 27

Oxford Historical Society (Oxford, England) - 1894 - 399 Seiten
...and travelling was not easy nor was it always safe. Even in Risdon's time the roads in Devon were ' cumbersome and uneven, amongst rocks and stones, painful...they have travelled one journey in these parts, they can, in respect of ease of travel, forbear a second.' The roads were not meant for carriages or carts,...
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The Quarterly Review, Band 178

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir John Murray IV, William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1894
...Risdon confesses, is ' very laborious, rough, and unpleasant to strangers travelling those ways which are cumbersome and uneven, amongst rocks and stones...they can best witness who have made trial thereof.', Nothing, however, lightens the tedium of a journey so well as a cheery companion ; and few pleasanter...
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Topographical Writers in South-West England

Mark Brayshay - 1996 - 200 Seiten
...it is populous, and very laborious, rough, and unpleasant to strangers travelling those ways, which are cumbersome and uneven, amongst rocks and stones,...they have travelled one journey in these parts, they can, in respect of ease of travel, forbear a second. And therefore so much less passable for the enemy,-...
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Publications, Band 27

Oxford Historical Society (Oxford, England) - 1894 - 399 Seiten
...*, and travelling was not easy nor was it always safe. Even in Risdon's time the roads in Devon were 'cumbersome and uneven, amongst rocks and stones,...they have travelled one journey in these parts, they can, in respect of ease of travel, forbear a second.' The roads were not meant for carriages or carts,...
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