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" in this dreary glen is to be found a charming picture of nature in decay, or of lofty mountains going into ruin, apparently without a purpose.* "
Theory of the earth: with proofs and illustrations - Page 220
by James Hutton - 1899 - 278 pages
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Ages in Chaos: James Hutton and the Discovery of Deep Time

Stephen Baxter - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 245 pages
...vivid, and Hutton's personal observations are sometimes delightful: of Glen Rosa on Arran he says, ‘in this dreary glen is to be found a charming picture...mountains going into ruin, apparently without a purpose' (p. 31,). He was friendly and inclusive: on Amman, having happily observed a junction between granite...
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Ages in Chaos: James Hutton and the Discovery of Deep Time

Stephen Baxter - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 256 pages
...vivid, and Mutton's personal observations are sometimes delightful: of Glen Rosa on Arran he says, 'in this dreary glen is to be found a charming picture...mountains going into ruin, apparently without a purpose' (p. 311). He was friendly and inclusive: on Arran, having happily observed a junction between granite...
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