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British Highways and Byways from a Motor Car by Thomas Dowler Murphy

By Thomas Dowler Murphy

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Everywhere men were at work repairing any slight depression, trimming the lawnlike grasses on each side to an exact line with the edges of the stone surface, and even sweeping the road in many places to rid it of dust 41 british highways and byways from a motor-car and dirt. Here and there it ran for a considerable distance through beautiful avenues of fine elms and yews; the hawthorne hedges which bordered it almost everywhere were trimmed with careful exactness; and yet amid all this precision there bloomed in many places the sweet English wild flowers — for-get-me-nots, violets, wild hyacinths and bluebells.

John’s hospital, with its fine, half-timbered gateway be forgotten; nor the old grammar school, founded in the Seventh Century. Our stay in the old town was all too short, but business reasons demanded our presence in London on Monday, so we left for that city about two o’clock. We varied matters somewhat by taking a different return route, and we fully agreed that the road leading from Canterbury to London by way of Maidstone is one of the most delightful which we traversed in England. It led through fields fresh with June verdure, losing itself at times in great forests, where the branches of the trees formed an archway overhead.

He sug39 british highways and byways from a motor-car gested that I join him in Manchester on business which we had in hand, allowing for an easy run of two days to that city by way of Coventry. On our return trip, we planned to visit many places not included in our main tour, among them the Welsh border towns, Shrewsbury and Ludlow, and to run again through Warwickshire, taking in Stratford and Warwick, on our return to London. This plan was adopted and we left London about noon, with Coventry, nearly one one hundred miles away, as our objective point.

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