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Page 308 - Counties ; for, notwithstanding common rights, for great cattle, exist in all of them, and even sheep-walk privileges in many, yet the natural industry of the people is such, that wherever a person can get four or five acres together, he plants a white-thorn hedge round it, and seta an oak at every rod distance, which is consented to by a kind of general courtesy from one neighbour to another.