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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 588 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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SCALE IN FEET so ao zoo ago I I I 1 districts—lead in Somerset, Shropshire, Flintshire and Derby-shire; iron in the west Sussex Weald, the Forest of Dean, and (to a slight extent) elsewhere. Other minerals were less potable. The gold mentioned by Tacitus proved scanty. The Cornish tin, according to present evidence, was worked comparatively little, and perhaps most in the later Empire. Lastly, the roads. Here we must put aside all idea of " Four Great Roads." That category is probably the invention of
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