Very good; it is not far, though a stiffish pull, to Ash on the top of the North Downs.
In North Downs as much as 90,000 were lost, but this is a rare instance.
It lies at the foot of the North Downs in the pleasant valley of the river Mole.
The road drops between spurs of the North Downs to Redhill (20 m.); a busy railway junction.
As in the case of the North Downs a succession of rivers breach the hills, and a succession of towns mark the gaps.
I rather fancy it was those North Downs, for the road went off into grass, and I got into another wood.
As a range of hills, the North Downs are inferior to those of Sussex in beauty and general interest.
At a few points, however, as at Gravesend, spurs of the North Downs descend directly upon the shore.
It was amazing how different the world could look from his mother's little parlour and from the crest of the North Downs.
Perhaps it was Epsom, or even the North Downs; yet the air seemed keener than that which blows on either.