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Page 1 - Fortunately for mankind, as some counterbalance to that wretched love of novelty which originates in selfishness, shallowness, and conceit, and which especially characterizes all vulgar minds, there is set in the deeper places of the heart such affection for the signs of age that the eye is delighted even by injuries which are the work of time...
Page i - THE MOOR AND THE LOCH. Containing Minute Instructions in all Highland Sports, with Wanderings over Crag and Correi, Flood and Fell. By JOHN COLQUHOUN, Esq. Third Edition. 8vo, with Illustrations, 12s. 6d. SALMON-CASTS AND STRAY SHOTS: Being Fly-Leaves from the Note-Book of JOHN COLQUHOUN, Esq., Author of * The Moor and the Loch,