Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal, Volum 8

Scottish Mountaineering Club., 1905
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PÓgina 223 - There they stood, ranged along the hill-sides, met To view the last of me, a living frame *• For one more picture ! in a sheet of flame I saw them and I knew them all. And yet Dauntless the slug-horn to my lips I set, And blew. 'Childe Roland to the Dark Tower came?
PÓgina 138 - But the feeding of the rivers and the purifying of the winds are the least of the services appointed to the hills. To fill the thirst of the human heart for the beauty of God's working — to startle its lethargy with the deep and pure agitation of astonishment— are their higher missions.
PÓgina 171 - Yet less of sorrow lives in me For days of happy commune dead; Less yearning for the friendship fled, Than some strong bond which is to be.
PÓgina 113 - Thornton. A SPORTING TOUR THROUGH THE NORTHERN PARTS OF ENGLAND AND GREAT PART OF THE HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND. By Colonel T. THORNTON, of Thornville Royal, in Yorkshire. With the Original Illustrations by GARRARD, and other Illustrations and Coloured Plates by GE LODGE.
PÓgina 117 - It would hardly be an exaggeration to say that there is more level ground on the tops of these mountains than in areas of corresponding size in the valleys below. That these high plateaux are planes of erosion is shown by their independence of geological structure, the upturned edges of the vertical and contorted schists having been abruptly shorn off and the granite having been wasted and levelled along its exposed surface. They stand out as fragments of the...
PÓgina 88 - Cecil, Norway, the Northern Playground. Sketches of Climbing and Mountain Exploration in Norway between 1872 and 1903.
PÓgina 55 - We set out from Invercauld early in the forenoon, crossed the Dee by the old bridge and then up the glen of the Garawalt. His Lordship rested often and looked at the scenery. He was very quiet and did not often speak to me. When we began to climb the crags of Loch-an-uan I thought he would not be able to scramble up, for he was rather lame, and I offered to assist him, but he would not have any help from me. When we got to the top he sat a long time on the edge of the rocks looking about him, but...
PÓgina 260 - ... making a bed for him, his royal highness was lulled asleep with the sweet murmurs of the finest purling stream that could be, running by his bedside, within the grotto, in which romantic habitation his royal highness pass'd three days, at the end of which he was so well refreshed that he thought himself able to encounter any hardships.
PÓgina 242 - Glaziers, including an ascent of Mont Blanc, Monte Rosa, Col du Geant, and Mont Buet, by a Private of the 38th Artists, and Member of the Alpine Club, post 8vo, sewed, 2s. GOLD-BEARING STRATA.— On the Gold-bearing Strata of Merionethshire, by TA Readwin, FGS, 8vo, sewed, 6d.
PÓgina 260 - ... the only shelter his royal highness could have being an open cave where he could neither lean nor sleep, being wet to the skin with the heavy rain that had fallen the day before ; and having no fuel to make a fire, the only method he had of warming himself was smoking a pipe.

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