That's your difficulty from having lived in the back-country these last two or three years.
As to the back-country settlements, the House of Burgesses should have provided for them.
There is a story of a clergyman coming to a back-country station in Australia during the agony of a great drought.
"Oh, they are only back-country folk," said Lambert, rather impatiently.
Bedlam was raging up front; shells went screaming over us, seeking out victims in the back-country.
She had said she was going away, and she did not like going away from the back-country.
From the back-country to the seaboard Virginians knew this year of 1774 was to figure prominently in our destiny.
Eight months in the back-country among the leeches, at a temperature of 84 degrees moist, is very bad for the nerves.
Much havoc is wrought by asphyxiating gases which drift across the front-line into the back-country.
He rode day after day across those barren wastes of back-country, and spared no effort to find some sign of the missing man.