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In the "good old coaching days" the turnpike tolls paid on a coach running daily from here to London amounted to £1,428 per year.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
The place was a field, the first beyond the turnpike gate, and within a mile of the city.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
A country girl, riding by a turnpike-road without paying toll, the gate-keeper hailed her and demanded his fee.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Sixty, nay fifty, years ago, there were six toll-houses and turnpike bars between London and Portsmouth.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
Chicot stopped at a turnpike, and asked the man if he had seen three travelers pass on mules.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
In ten minutes we had turned the flank of both armies and reached the same turnpike in the rear of our enemy.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
"If we never meet again in this life, we shall see each other somewhere at the end of the turnpike," observed Charley.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Two roads run up the hill, leading west,—the Gordonsville plank-road and the Orange turnpike.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
The turnpike runs nearly east and west, while the Stevensburg plank road runs northwest.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
On the right hand side of the turnpike the ridge is more broken, and also thickly set with small trees and bushes.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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