Yorkshire

Coast & Moorland Scenes

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Author: Gordon Home
Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 26,615 / 83 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 62.3
LoC Category: G
Downloads: 526
Added to site: 2007.12.16
mnybks.net#: 19398
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction

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lway goes over the Esk just below the dam, and does its very best to spoil every view of the great mill built in 1752 by Mr. Nathaniel Cholmley. However, from the road towards Sleights the huge building looks picturesque enough, with the river flowing smoothly over the broad dam fringed by the delicate faded greens and browns of the trees. The mill, with its massive roof and projecting eaves, suggests in a most remarkable fashion one of the huge gate-houses of the Chinese Imperial Palace at Peking.

The road follows close beside the winding river, and all the way to Sleights there are lovely glimpses of the shimmering waters, reflecting the overhanging masses of foliage. The golden yellow of a bush growing at the water's edge will be backed by masses of brown woods that here and there have retained suggestions of green, contrasted with the deep purple tones of their shadowy recesses. These lovely phases of Eskdale scenery are denied to the summer visitor, but there are few who would wish to have the riv

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