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" It is about a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth, but contracts at both ends. "
The History and Antiquities of Boston: And the Villages of Skirbeck ... - Page 688
by Pishey Thompson - 1856 - 824 pages
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A New Display of the Beauties of England: Or, a Description of the Most ...

England - 1776 - 301 pages
...fide of Chichefter is a large Roman camp called the Brill. It is an oblong iquare, being about half a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth. It lies in a flat low ground, with a great rampart and a fingle graff, and is generally thought to...
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The Edinburgh magazine, or Literary miscellany

1789
...more bpautiful. The mountains here approach nearer the houfe, between two of which runs a valley about a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth. The fides and bottom of this valley are wholly filled with wood, thro' which runs a rocky and founding...
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The Statistical Account of Scotland: Drawn Up from the ..., Volume 18

Sir John Sinclair - Scotland - 1796
...piobably prove a valuable mine. There are 6 lakes in the parifn, the largeft of which does not exceed half a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth. Thefe lie in the moor-land part of the pariflj, and contribute to render that a chearful profpe£t,...
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The Sporting magazine; or Monthly calendar of the transactions of the turf ...

...the greyhounds were slipped. The paddock was usually a piece of ground paled in within a park, about a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth. At the farther end the spectators took up their station, while at the starting-post were houses for...
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The statistical account of Scotland: Drawn up from the ..., Volume 18

Sir John Sinclair - Scotland - 1796
...prove a valuable mine. There are 6 lakes in the parifh, the largeft of which does iiot exceed half a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth. Thefe lie in the moor-land part of the parifh, and contribute to render that a chearful profpe£r,...
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The universal gazetteer

John Walker - Geography - 1801
...fori'jt, Nortbtimbcrlaad, in the SW. part of the county. LOWES WATER, a lake of Curab«rland, about a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth. It is a molt romantic (pot, the oppoftM Ihoree beine rivals in beauty of hanging wood«, íittlr groves,...
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The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, Volume 70

English literature - 1808
...a pleasing melancholy. Loch Tarjioch is situated in a plain at the head of Gkn Earsay. It is about a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth. The banks of the loch are surrounded with blocks of granite, and its beach is composed of granitic...
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Observations on Several Parts of Great Britain: Particularly the ..., Part 1

William Gilpin - England - 1808
...beautiful. The mountains here approach nearer the houfe; and between two of them runs a valley about a mile in length ; and a quarter of a mile in breadth. The fides and bottom of this valley are wholly filled with wood, through which winds a rocky and founding...
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Observations on Several Parts of the Counties of Cambridge, Norfolk, Suffolk ...

William Gilpin - England - 1809 - 208 pages
...pafled. The ruins of Abbey Crucis, which gives name to the vale, ftand at one end of a flat meadow, about a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth. It is bounded on one fide by a mountain-ridge, with little variety of line, fave what it receives from...
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The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West ..., Volume 4

Antonio de Alcedo, Aaron Arrowsmith - America - 1814
...Pensacola, the capital of W. Florida, lies along the beach of the bay, is of an oblong form, about a mile in length, and a quarter of a mile in breadth. It contains several hundred habitations, and many of the public buildings and houses arc spacious and...
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