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" ... him on the left, the romantic banks on the opposite side, the river calmly pursuing its onward course, and the rich garniture of wood with which the whole is dressed, combine to form a spectacle with which the most celebrated cataracts in Switzerland... "
Clyde, a Descriptive Poem - Page 81
by John Wilson, John Leyden - 1859 - 120 pages
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The Church of England Magazine, Volume 17

1844
...pursuing its onward course, and the rich garniture of wood with which the whole is dressed, combino to form a spectacle with which the most celebrated...Switzerland and Sweden will scarcely stand a comparison" (Statistical Account of Scotland). On a rock above the fall is the ancient castle of Corehonse, and...
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The New Statistical Account of Scotland: Lanark

1845 - 988 pages
...pool below, the magnificent range of dark perpendicular rocks 120 feet jn height, which sweeps around him on the left, the romantic banks on the opposite...Switzerland and Sweden will scarcely stand a comparison. The lower or Stonebyres Fall, so named from the adjacent estate of Stonebyres, belonging to the ancient...
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The official illustrated guide to the Lancaster and Carlisle, Edinburgh and ...

George S. Measom - 1859 - 402 pages
...weltering pool below, the magnificent range of dark perpendicular rocks, 120 feet in height, which sweep round him on the left, the romantic banks on the opposite...of Corehouse, formerly the property of an old race called Bannatyne. About a quarter of a mile farther down, the river encounters a third but smaller...
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The upper ward of Lanarkshire described and delineated. The ..., Volume 2

George Vere Irving - 1864
...magnificent range of dark, perpendicular rocks, one hundred and twenty feet in height, which sweep around him on the left; the romantic banks on the opposite...spectacle with which the most celebrated cataracts of Switzerland and Sweden will scarcely stand a comparison." " Stonebyres has great similarity in many...
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Shaw's Tourist's Picturesque Guide to Great Britain and Ireland: Specially ...

George Shaw - 1873 - 672 pages
...below, the magnificent range of dark perpendicular frocks, 120 feet in height, which sweeps around on the left, the romantic banks on the opposite side,...spectacle with which the most celebrated cataracts in other parts of the Old World will scarcely stand a comparison. From Corra Linn the tourist proceeds...
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Great Waterfalls, Cataracts, and Geysers: Described and Illustrated

John Gibson - 1887 - 296 pages
...magnificent range of dark perpendicular rocks, one hundred and twenty feet in height, which sweeps around him on the left ; the romantic banks on the opposite...cataracts in Switzerland and Sweden will scarcely stand comparison." Above the fall there is a pavilion, raised by Sir James Carmichael in 1708, in which there...
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