His trail was now an easy one, an old and moss-grown "tote-road" of the lumbermen.
Hey, Irish, you was down on the tote-road; did you hear Diablesse?
They'd wint in be th' river, but come out be th' tote-road, an' mad clean t'rough to th' gizzard.
When they reached the tote-road it seemed rougher than ever and the country wilder.
"I'd advise you to save yourself a fifty-mile ride up the tote-road," the agent counseled.
For this was indeed a wild country through which the tote-road ran.
He turned the team slowly onto the tote-road and glanced again toward the shack.
They had come by the old "tote-road" to the deserted lumber-camp armed and equipped to hunt deer.
But Col. Gideon Ward's well known figure was not among the passengers on the tote-road.
The good woman insisted on furnishing her with footwear better suited to the tote-road than the boots she wore.