|GR: "And what is fifty miles of good road?"
Written by Laraine
(10/20/2003 1:25 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, GR: Confined and unvarying?? (Ch. 1), penned by Barbara
How far it was definitely was influenced by how much money one had to invest in excellent horses and excellent carriages, and in how good the roads were.
Isn't a turnpike a toll road? I thought the term came from the barrier put in the road to make you pay the toll. I could have made this up, though. I have no idea where or when the notion entered my head.
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