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From the Fosseway westward to Isca Dumnoniorum the road was simply a British trackway, broadened and roughly metalled, strengthened by corduroys of logs in the softest places, but otherwise unchanged from its old estate, as it wound among the hills, thrusting farther and farther into the wilderness.
It was a busy road and saw many travellers: traders with bronze weapons and raw yellow amber in their ponies’ packs; country folk driving shaggy cattle or lean pigs from village to village; sometimes a band of tawny-haired tribesmen from farther west; strolling harpers
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American Library Association Notable Children's Books
Lexile: 1110LF&P Level A-Z: ZAR Quiz Number: 142639AR Points: 15
Lexile: 1110LLF&P Level A-Z: ZAR Quiz Number: 142639AR Points: 15