A Journey To The Western Isles Of Scotland

A Journey To The Western Isles Of Scotland

by Samuel Johnson
     
 

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The ruins of the cathedral of Elgin afforded us another proof of the waste of reformation. There is enough yet remaining to shew, that it was once magnificent. Its whole plot is easily traced. On the north side of the choir, the chapter-house, which is roofed with an arch of stone, remains entire; and on the south side, another mass of building, which we could not

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The ruins of the cathedral of Elgin afforded us another proof of the waste of reformation. There is enough yet remaining to shew, that it was once magnificent. Its whole plot is easily traced. On the north side of the choir, the chapter-house, which is roofed with an arch of stone, remains entire; and on the south side, another mass of building, which we could not enter, is preserved by the care of the family of Gordon; but the body of the church is a mass of fragments.

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ISBN-13:
9781604503708
Publisher:
Arc Manor
Publication date:
06/14/2009
Pages:
146
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.31(d)

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