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beaten track

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  • Tourists seldom go there, for it is a bit off the beaten track.

    Secret Armies John L. Spivak
  • The Master said, He does not tread the beaten track; and yet he does not enter the inner rooms.

  • His tread will be heavier and heavier upon the broad and beaten track.

    Popular Education Ira Mayhew
  • It is off the beaten track, though, and that accounts for it.

    The Automobilist Abroad

    M. F. (Milburg Francisco) Mansfield
  • Some had left the beaten track and were scouring between the trees.

    Saronia Richard Short
  • The trees were blazed, and there was a beaten track all the way.

    Taking Tales W.H.G. Kingston
  • We had the advantage of knowing the way and of a beaten track to traverse.

    The Mate of the Lily W. H. G. Kingston
  • She delighted in any short-cut that took her out of the beaten track.

    Lover or Friend

    Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • I wandered on and away from the beaten track, absorbed in thought.

    A Strange Story, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Their location is in a section of the country away from the beaten track of travel.

    The Prehistoric World E. A. Allen

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