The History of David Grieve

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Author: Mrs Humphry Ward (Mary Augusta Ward)
Language: English
Wordcount: 287,550 / 815 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.3
LoC Category: PR
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ged by scattered blocks and tabular slabs of grit. Here in times far remote--beyond the memory of even the oldest inhabitant--the millstones of the district, which gave their name to the 'millstone grit' formation of the Peak, were fashioned. High up on the dark moorside stood what remained of the primitive workshop. The fire-marked stones of the hearth were plainly visible; deep in the heather near lay the broken jambs of the window; a stone doorway with its lintel was still standing; and on the slope beneath it, hardly to be distinguished now from the great primaeval blocks out of which they had sprung and to which they were fast returning, reposed two or three huge millstones. Perhaps they bordered some ancient track, climbed by the millers of the past when they came to this remote spot to give their orders; but, if so, the track had long since sunk out of sight in the heather, and no visible link remained to connect the history of this high and lonely place with that of those teeming valleys hidden to wes

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