Scottish Mountaineering Club Journal, Volume 6 (Google eBook)

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Scottish Mountaineering Club., 1901 - Mountaineering
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Page 136 - Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters : Who maketh the clouds his chariot : Who walketh upon the wings of the wind...
Page 166 - Pleasant it is to be here With friends in company, But I would fly to the Isle of Skye To-morrow, if I were free ! Dunedin is queenly and fair — None feels it more than I ; But, in the prime of the summer time, Give me the Isle of Skye ! A HIGHLAND MARCHING SONG.
Page 171 - Wells informs us, seven miles from north to south, and five miles from east to west.
Page 211 - Pint aid to the injured, with special reference to accidents occurring in the mountains: a handbook for guides, climbers and travellers Translated from the German by Michael G.
Page 39 - OH, the big ice axe, it hangs on the wall, With the gaiters, and the gloves, and the rope, and all ; But we'll polish off the rust, and we'll knock out all the dust, When we go up to the mountains in the snow. Then our raiment stout shall the cold keep out, And the good old axe shall again cut tracks, And the frozen slope shall call for the rope, When we go up to the mountains in the snow.
Page 39 - Let the Switzer boast of his Alpine host; But the Scotsman kens of a thousand Bens— Oh ! their names are most supernal, but you'll find 'em in the "Journal." As compiled by that enthusiast, Munro. The Salvationist takes his pick from the list, And the agile Ultramontane finds the exercise he's wantin...
Page 137 - Alpine tarn. Over all is the ever-changing sky, with the clouds hurrying past, driven by the tempest, or wreathing languidly around the mountain-peak. Happy is the man who takes heed of these things, and pleasurable are the emotions which are excited by inquiry into the causes which have produced them ! And lives there one who, communing thus with Nature, and admitted to some of her secrets, is not led to ponder with reverence upon the First Great Cause ? CHAPTER IV.
Page 39 - ... em in the Journal, As compiled by that enthusiast, Munro. The Salvationist takes his pick from the list, And the agile Ultramontane finds the exercise he's wantin'— Each gets climbing that'll please him, as the mood may chance to seize him, When we go up to the mountains in the snow. Chorus Good comrades we, of the SMC, We're a jolly band of brothers, tho' we're sons of many mothers; And trouble, strife, and worry— Gad!
Page 142 - Journal, vol. 14, p. 288.) (2) Rule III. of the Scottish Mountaineering Club : "The members of the Club shall respect proprietary and sporting rights, and endeavour to obtain the co-operation of proprietors.
Page 51 - ... fensom feiris thou art forfairn, Ay yowland lyk ane busteous bairn ; With mauchie mistis thy mirth is marrit, With skowland skyis the spreit is skarrit. And seitis ar cauld upon thy cairn. Quhair is thy lown illuminat air, Thy fre fassoun, thy foirheid fair? Quheir is thy peirles pulchritude?

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