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" of the people within view of its lofty summit. Before a storm " the spirit of the mountain shrieks," and its head and sides are enveloped with clouds. It is mostly composed of reddish porphyry, but near the bottom is found argillaceous schistus, intersected... "
A topographical dictionary of Scotland - Page 157
by David Webster (topographer.) - 1819
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The beauties of Scotland, Volume 5

Robert Forsyth - 1808
...tradition of the country, attributed to Ossian, issued Loch Awe. Cruachan is the Jtonery. * weather-gage of the people within view of its lofty summit. Before...of reddish porphyry ; but near the bottom is found argillftcous schistus, intersected with veins of quartz and lapis ollaris. The porphyry seems to consist...
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The Beauties of Scotland: Containing a Clear and Full Account of the ...

Robert Forsyth - Scotland - 1808
...tradition of the country, attributed to Ossian, issued Loch Awe. Cruachan Is the Scencfy. ^ \veather-gage of the people within view of its lofty summit. Before a storm, " the spirit of the mountain shrieks," •nd its head and sides are envelop«d with clouds. It is mostly composed of reddish porphyry; but...
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Observations on a Tour Through the Highlands and Part of the ..., Volume 1

Thomas Garnett - Clyde, Firth of (Scotland) - 1811 - 275 pages
...Cruachan, says Dr. M'Intire, is the weather-gage of the people within view of its lofty summit. Before the storm, " the spirit of the mountain shrieks," and its head and sides are enveloped with clouds. ON the summit of this lofty mountain was the fatal 'spring, from which, according to a tradition in...
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Landscape Illustrations of the Waverley Novels: With Descriptions ..., Volume 1

English literature - 1832 - 160 pages
...inhabitants of the district within view, Cruachan Ben serves as a weather gage. On the approach of a storm, " the spirit of the mountain shrieks," and its head and sides are enveloped in clouds. 37 " The ancient Castle of Inverlochy, once, it is said, a royal fortress, and still, although...
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The Scottish tourist, and itinerary; or, A guide to the scenery and ...

Scottish tourist - Scotland - 1832 - 432 pages
...To geologists, Ben Cruachan is very interesting. It is composed of reddish granite or porphyry, and near the bottom is found argillaceous schistus, intersected with veins of quartz and lapis ollaris. On the top, the sea-pink grows luxuriantly, and sea-shells have been found on the very summit. Before...
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Landscape Illustrations of the Waverley Novels: With Descriptions of the Views

Historical fiction, Scottish - 1834
...inhabitants of the district within view, Cruachan Ben serves as a weather gage; On the approach of a storm, " the spirit of the mountain shrieks," and its head and sides are enveloped in clouds. 37 LEGEND OF MONTROSE. INVERLOCHY. " The ancient Castle of In-verlochy, once, it is said,...
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The Scottish tourist, and itinerary; or, A guide to the scenery and ...

Scottish tourist - 1836
...To geologists, Ben-Cruachan is very interesting. It is composed of reddish granite or porphyry, and near the bottom is found argillaceous schistus, intersected with veins of quartz and lapis ollaris. On the top, the sea-pink grows luxuriantly, and sea-shells have been found on the very summit. Before...
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The Scottish Tourist, and Itinerary; Or, A Guide to the Scenery and ...

Scotland - 1838 - 455 pages
...To geologists, Ben-Cruachan is very interesting. It is composed of reddish granite or porphyry, and near the bottom is found argillaceous schistus, intersected with veins of quartz and lapis ollaris. On the top, the sea-pink grows luxuriantly, and sea-shells have been found on the very summit. Before...
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The Scottish tourist, and itinerary: or, A guide to the scenery and ...

Scottish tourist - 1845
...To geologists, Bencruachan is very interesting. It is composed of reddish granite or porphyry, and near the bottom is found argillaceous schistus, intersected with veins of quartz and lapig ollarie. On .the top, the sea-pink grows luxuriantly, and sea-shells have been found on the very...
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Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal, Volume 2

Scottish Mountaineering Club - Mountaineering - 1893
...measured miles. Cruachan is the weather-gauge of the people within view of its lofty summit. Before the storm 'the spirit of the mountain shrieks,' and its head and sides are enveloped in clouds. On the summit of this mountain was that fatal spring, from which, according to the tradition...
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