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  • The last grass house was left, and through high thickets of cassi and swarms of great golden wasps the way rose steeply until it became a goat-track.

    THE DEVILS OF FUATINO

  • There was not so much as a goat-track to show in which direction the mare had gone, nor a sound of any kind to guide him.

    In The Time Of Light

  • He came stepping down that beastly rocky goat-track, he, a clean thoroughbred that ought never to have trod upon anything rougher than a rolled training track, or the sound bush turf.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • We began the day by ascending a steep goat-track: it led to a sandy

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • I was aware of an increasing excitement running through our caravan as we approached our journey's end, and at last we climbed the narrow winding pathway, no more than just another goat-track, to the summit of yet another amba.

    River God

  • No thief would take that, and no fugitive-well, that left this goat-track we followed.

    Oathbreaker

  • The brother and sister talked little and were often apart as one or the other found something of interest in the dips and hollows or scrambled up a goat-track among the bracken to reach a view-point which disclosed a stretch of the coast.

    The Murder of Busy Lizzie

  • He saw every goat-track to the eagles 'nests; his ruses and surprises were an artist's work.

    The Persian Boy

  • But he'd heard from a shepherd, whom he later made rich for life, of some dizzy goat-track, by which, if he did not break his neck, he could outflank the pass.

    The Persian Boy

  • One could just trace the goat-track the people had gone up by, because it had caught the snow; every yard was commanded by the mouths of the caves above.

    The Persian Boy

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