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" By this the traveller descends into a deep and capacious amphitheatre, where he finds himself exactly in front and on a level with the bottom of the fall. The foaming waters, as they are projected in a double leap over the precipice, the black and weltering... "
Clyde, a Descriptive Poem - Page 81
by John Wilson, John Leyden - 1859 - 120 pages
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Scotland, Volume 2

William Beattie - 1838
...Journey." Il . • a flight of steps to be cut along the face of the opposite rock, by which the visitor descends into a deep and capacious amphitheatre, where...front, and on a level with the bottom of the Fall. Here the imagination is bewildered by the grandeur and sublimity of the scene. The vast body of water...
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The Church of England Magazine, Volume 17

1844 - 500 pages
...cascade could only be seen from above. Bot, fine although it must ever be, whensoever comtem plated, all former views of it were greatly inferior to one...and weltering pool below, the magnificent range of perpendicular rocks, a hundred and twenty feet in height, which sweeps round him on the left, the romantic...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1845
...A flight of steps has been cut along the face of" the opposite rock; so that the visitor, standing in front, and on a level with the bottom of the fall, has an uninterrupted view of a scene unrivalled in our island, and rarely surpassed. Stonebyre's Fall,...
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The official illustrated guide to the Lancaster and Carlisle, Edinburgh and ...

George S. Measom - 1859 - 402 pages
...whole. A flight of steps has been formed along the face of the opposite rock, by which the tourist descends into a deep and capacious amphitheatre, where...fall. The foaming waters as they are projected in a double-leap over the precipice, the black and weltering pool below, the magnificent range of dark perpendicular...
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The upper ward of Lanarkshire described and delineated. The ..., Volume 2

George Vere Irving - 1864
...recently formed along the face of the opposite rock, the traveller (tourist, excursionist?) reaches a deep and capacious amphitheatre, where he finds...in a double leap over the precipice; the black and sweltering pool below; the magnificent range of dark, perpendicular rocks, one hundred and twenty feet...
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