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" The Summits of the Highest are mostly destitute of Earth ; and the huge naked Rocks, being just above the Heath, produce the disagreeable Appearance of a scabbed Head... "
The Social Life of Scotland in the Eighteenth Century - Page 3
by Henry Grey Graham - 1899
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 5; Volume 23

William Hendry Stowell - 1816
...and offensive they are to the sight. The summits of the highest are mostly destitute of earth; and the huge naked rocks, being just above the heath,...the disagreeable appearance of a scabbed 'head!!!' Vol. II. pp. 6, 9, 10. We have no critical micrometer, sufficiently minute in its .subdivisions, to...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1816
...and offensive they are to the sight. The summits of the highest are mostly destitute of earth; and the huge naked rocks," being just above the heath,...produce the disagreeable appearance of a scabbed head ! !!' Vol. II. pp. 6, 9, 10. We have no critical micrometer, sufficiently minute in its subdivisions,...
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Letters from a Gentleman in the North of Scotland to His Friend in ..., Volume 1

Edward Burt, Robert Jamieson, Sir Walter Scott - Highlands (Scotland) - 1822
...rushing violently from east to west. The summits of the highest are mostly destitute of earth ; and the huge naked rocks, being just above the heath,...produce the disagreeable appearance of a scabbed head, especially when they appear to the view in a conical figure ; for as you proceed round them in valleys,...
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Letters from a gentleman in the north of Scotland to his friend in London ...

Edward Burt - Highlands (Scotland) - 1822 - 370 pages
...rushing violently from east to west. The summits of the highest are mostly destitute of earth; and the huge naked rocks, being just above the heath,...produce the disagreeable appearance of a scabbed head, especially when they appear to the view in a conical figure; for as you proceed round them in valleys,...
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Memoir of Colonel John Cameron, Fassiefern, K.T.S., Lieutenant-colonel of ...

Archibald Clerk - Great Britain - 1858 - 111 pages
...of the Highland mountains, he says : " The summits of the highest are mostly destitute of earth, and the huge naked rocks being just above the heath, produce the disagreeable appearance of a scabbed head, especially when they appear to view in a conical figure. . . . Their ridges that appear next to the...
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Burt's Letters from the North of Scotland: With Facsimiles of the ..., Volume 2

Edward Burt - Highlands (Scotland) - 1876
...rushing violently from East to West. The Summits of the Highest are mostly destitute of Earth ; and the huge naked Rocks, being just above the Heath,...produce the disagreeable Appearance of a scabbed Head, especially when they appear to the View in a conical Figure ; for as you proceed round them in Valleys,...
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Letters from a gentleman in the north of Scotland to his friend in ..., Volume 2

Edward Burt - 1876
...rushing violently from East to West. The Summits of the Highest are mostly destitute of Earth ; and the huge naked Rocks, being just above the Heath,...produce the disagreeable Appearance of a scabbed Head, especially when they appear to the View in a conical Figure ; for as you proceed round them in Valleys,...
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An gaidheal: paipeir-naidheachd agus leabhar-sgeoil gaidhealach, Volume 5

Scotland - 1876
...mountains and our floods with a different eye. To him our mountains were "monstrous excrescences;" "the huge naked rocks, being just above the heath,...produce the disagreeable appearance of a scabbed head. . . . Those ridges of the mountains that appear next to the Ether — by their rugged, irregular lines,...
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The McGill University Magazine, Volume 3

Andrew Macphail - 1903
...is merely the man of his age. Captain Burt, half a century earlier, says of the Highland scenery, " The huge naked rocks, being just above the heath,...produce the disagreeable appearance of a scabbed head." And, " There is not much variety in it, but gloomy spaces, different rocks, and heath high and low....
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Mountains of Northern Europe: Conservation, Management, People and Nature

Scottish Natural Heritage, Centre for Mountain Studies - Science - 2005 - 416 pages
...mountains was harshly absent: The summits of the Highest Mountains are mostly destitute of Earth, and the huge naked Rocks, being just above the heath,...produce the disagreeable Appearance of a scabbed Head. Magnusson, M. (2005). Nature and people: conservation and management in the mountains of Northern Europe...
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