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  • The trail became a cow-path, the cow-path became a wood-road, which later joined with a hay-road; and they rode down through the low-rolling, tawny California hills to where a set of bars let out on the county road which ran along the bottom of the valley.

    Jack London's Short Story - Planchette

  • Crossing the stream, he struck faint vestiges of a wood-road, used, evidently, a generation back, when the meadow had been cleared of its oaks.

    Chapter VIII

  • The wagon-road became a wood-road, the wood-road became a cow-path, and the cow-path dwindled away and ceased among the upland pastures.

    Chapter 18: The Shadow of Sonoma

  • The next time Michael barked was when Harley, on the same hot - blood mount, strove to close a poorly hung gate on the steep pitch of a mountain wood-road.


  • The trail ran into a wood-road, and the wood-road emerged across a small flat upon a slightly travelled county road.

    Chapter IX

  • Next they took the old wood-road and came out on the dozen acres of clearing where the wine grapes grew in the wine-colored volcanic soil.

    Chapter XXIV

  • The old wood-road led him to a clearing, where a dozen acres of grapes grew on wine-red soil.

    Chapter VIII

  • The next day two men drove over the rough wood-road, and stopped at the shanty.

    Golden Days for Boys and Girls, Vol. XIII, Nov. 28, 1891

  • Our friends were undisturbed by visitors, as they were in a forest where the villagers seldom came and the nearest wood-road was nearly half a mile off.

    Tom Swift and His Air Glider, or Seeking the Platinum Treasure

  • It was the fortune of our regiment to be detached for the service, and we marched into a wood-road, rather depressed in feelings, and sadly missing that sense of security which the fellowship of a large body of men gives to the soldier.

    The New England Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, February, 1886. The Bay State Monthly, Volume 4, No. 2, February, 1886.


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