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Coronation Week
Sure enough, many familiar landmarks had entirely vanished behind rows and rows of wooden seats put up to enable the thousands of visitors to see the great royal processions of Coronation week.
Oban, Staffa, And Iona
All things considered, Oban is a delightful place to which to return after a long day's jaunt.
In The Western Highlands
AND he was away so long, fighting in foreign wars, that his wife thought, of course, he was dead. First she built this beautiful big Kilchurn Castle with a keep five whole stories high, and then finally she decided to marry.
The Misty Isle Of Skye
Soon after passing pretty Dunollie Castle, they had steamed once again into Tobermory Bay, where the Duke of Argyll has some divers at work searching for sunken treasure, which he believes may have been there since the wreck of one of the great vessels of the Spanish Armada.
Skye Legends And Castles
And so, first of all, they heard how there was an old ruin in Skye, called Dunscaich Castle, and how it had been built long ages ago in the days of Fingal, the giant, by a great chief, named Cuchullin, for whom the famous Cuchullin or Coolin hills have been called.
Inverness And Cawdor Castle
So you've two Americans with you today, the factor (or overseer )of the Cawdor Castle estate was saying to Mrs. Pitt, as he readjusted the blush rosebud in his buttonhole.
Ben Nevis, Perth, And Thrums
In 1883 an observatory was founded on the top of Ben Nevis, but this has now been deserted because of lack of funds and perhaps, too, because of the hardships which were endured by the men in charge.
St. Andrews, Lochleven Castle, And Dunfermline
PROMPTLY at nine-forty-four o'clock on a misty morning, the number thirteen was displayed, and a man inside the little green box called out Philip's and John's names. At St. Andrews golf links one must await one's turn.
The First Day In Edinburgh
Mrs. Pitt and Barbara were already in the carriage when Philip, John, and Betty came down; they drove along Princes Street, up across the Mound, and, turning into the High Street, they stopped at St. Giles' Cathedral, Edinburgh's Westminster Abbey.
Old Time And New At Edinburgh Castle
All equally ragged and insistent, an army of small boys lay in wait for Mrs. Pitt and the others as they walked across the wide Esplanade in front of the castle. These children, who swarm about famous buildings and in the various closes, are a perfect pest in Edinburgh streets.
Landmarks Of Old Edinburgh
Accordingly they strolled about in the ruin of what was once the magnificent Abbey-Kirk of Halirude, always the church of the kings as St. Giles' was that of the people.
Edinburgh Odds And Ends
They entered the grounds of George Heriot's Hospital from the rear, passing by a new building to be used in connection with the original school, completed in 1659. Passing through an old gateway, they stepped into the great quadrangle.
In The Scott Country
They then carefully explored the ruins of Tantallon Castle, interesting enough in itself, even were it to be deprived of its associations with that favorite poem, Marmion.
Abbotsford And Dryburgh
Abbotsford is associated with some of the brightest as well as the darkest years of Scott's life.
Hawthornden And Roslin
Soon they came to the old garden, full of dainty, pale tea roses, and approached by the quaintest of gateways surmounted by two ancient urns.
Linlithgow, Stirling, And The Trossachs
So fast had the train gone through Linlithgow that only a very hurried glance could any of them snatch at the imposing old palace, birth-place of Mary Stuart.
The Clyde, Dumbarton, And Glasgow
The presence of Mrs. Pitt's cousin, an important member of the Clyde Navigation Trust, which has control of the entire river, had, in-deed, worked a miracle.
The Burns Country
The Countess, somewhat angry, ordered her men to surround the knight, and to take him a prisoner to Turnberry Castle.
Dumfries And Its Vicinity
The party had set off bright and early from the Station Hotel at Dumfries, and it had required considerable courage to start at all on such a morning.
Just Over The Border
Such was the quaint answer given by the old guide when Mrs. Pitt asked if he were a Maxwell, of the family to which the castle has always belonged. They had sought him out at his cottage, which stood close by the great building with its double moat.
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