Coaching days and coaching ways . ched on thebox-seat with pince-nez pinched firmly on red nose, ob-served Silbury Hill immediately on the left of the road,which some sages suppose to be posterior to the Romaninvasion, and some anterior to it, but which is the biggestartificial hill in Europe, and is indeed very fine andlarge. Now Beckhampton Inn looms in sight. Here theBeaufort Hunt, and all the principal coaches changedhorses, passengers refreshed the inner man, and thedifferent roads to Bath diverged. The Beaufort Huntand other fast coaches going by Cherhill, Calne andChippenham, making the

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Coaching days and coaching ways . ched on thebox-seat with pince-nez pinched firmly on red nose, ob-served Silbury Hill immediately on the left of the road,which some sages suppose to be posterior to the Romaninvasion, and some anterior to it, but which is the biggestartificial hill in Europe, and is indeed very fine andlarge. Now Beckhampton Inn looms in sight. Here theBeaufort Hunt, and all the principal coaches changedhorses, passengers refreshed the inner man, and thedifferent roads to Bath diverged. The Beaufort Huntand other fast coaches going by Cherhill, Calne andChippenham, making the
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Coaching days and coaching ways . ched on thebox-seat with pince-nez pinched firmly on red nose, ob-served Silbury Hill immediately on the left of the road,which some sages suppose to be posterior to the Romaninvasion, and some anterior to it, but which is the biggestartificial hill in Europe, and is indeed very fine andlarge. Now Beckhampton Inn looms in sight. Here theBeaufort Hunt, and all the principal coaches changedhorses, passengers refreshed the inner man, and thedifferent roads to Bath diverged. The Beaufort Huntand other fast coaches going by Cherhill, Calne andChippenham, making the whole distance from town 105miles 6 furlongs ; other coaches less known taking thenext shortest cut by Sandy Lane and Bowdon Hill toLacock. Here there is an Abbey with a romance at-tached to it, which tells how a young lady, discoursingone night to her lover from the battlements of the Abbeychurch, though strictly forbidden to do so by her papa,remarked I will leap down to you (which was surely 6o COACHING DAYS AND COACHING WAYS. \ . m&^im ??; *-j4 .,•-* , ^ >