Market-towns sentence example

  • In the 12th century an act was passed providing that the highways between market-towns should be at least 20 ft.
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  • Some quiet market-towns, such as Skipton and Keighley, remain, but most of them have developed by manufactures into great centres of population, lying, as a rule, at the junction of thickly peopled valleys, and separated from one another by the empty uplands.
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  • They are for the most part typical rural market-towns, the manufactures, where such exist, being usually of agricultural machinery, or woollen and leather goods.
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