Landacre Bridge, Exmoor. Photograph by Catherine W. Barnes Ward. Source: Snell, facing p. 281. [This image may be used without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose.] Scanned image and text by George P. Landow [This image may be used without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose.]

"All the way from Landacre Bridge, I have ridden a race for my precious life, at the peril of my limbs and neck. Three great Doones galloping after me, and a good job for me that they were so big, or they must have overtaken me." — Jeremy Stickles in Lorna Doone, ch. 47, pp. 399-400 [GPL]

References

Blackmore, R. D. Lorna Doone: A Romance of Exmoor. New York: Clarke, Given and Hooper, 1890. [e-text of this edition at Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia Library

Snell, F. J. The Blackmore Country. London: Adm and Charles Black, 1911.


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