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" Paisley, stands an oak, in the branches of which tradition relates tliat celebrated chieftain to have concealed himself with three hundred of his followers. However improbable the latter circumstance may be, it is at least certain that the tree may well... "
Magazine of Botany and Gardening British and Foreign: Comprehanding Figures ... - Page 166
by James Burnett - 1836
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Difussion of Useful ..., Volume 1

1833
...branches of which tradition relates that celebrated chieftain to have concealed himself with three hundred of his followers. However improbable the latter circumstance may be, it is at least certain that the tree may well have been a remarkable object even at the period assigned to...
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Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volumes 1-2

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1833
...of which tradition relates tliat celebrated chieftain to have concealed himself with three hundred of his followers. However improbable the latter circumstance may be, it is at least certain that the tree may well have been a remarkable object even at the period assigned to...
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The gardeners dictionary, Volume 1

Philip Miller - 1835
...of which, tradition relates that celebrated chieftain to have concealed himself, with three hundred of his followers. However improbable, the latter circumstance...hundred years old. Its branches are said to have once I covered a Scotch acre of ground ; but i Is historical interest has rendered it a prey to the curiosity...
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English Forests and Forest Trees: Historical, Legendary, and Descriptive

F. L. Marny - Forests and forestry - 1853 - 406 pages
...branches of which tradition relates that celebrated hero to have concealed himself with three hundred of his followers ! However improbable the latter circumstance may be, it is at least certain that the tree may well have been a remarkable object even at the period assigned to...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 108

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, William Harrison Ainsworth, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood - Literary Criticism - 1856
...formidable Scotch chief and many of his followers are said to have hid themselves from the English. The branches are said to have once covered a Scotch acre of ground. But relic hunters have made this tree pay such large tribute to its renown, that it had become woefully...
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Lectures and Essays on Various Subjects: Historical, Topographical, and Artistic

William Sidney Gibson - English essays - 1858 - 308 pages
...formidable Scotch chief and many of his followers are said to have hid themselves from the English. The branches are said to have once covered a Scotch acre of ground. But relic-hunters have made this tree pay such large tribute to its renown, that it had become woefully...
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Natural History: Or, Second Division of "The English Encyclopedia", Volume 1

Charles Knight - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1866
...of which tradition relates that on one occasion that chieftain concealed himself with three hundred of his followers. However improbable the latter circumstance may be, it is at least certain that the tree may well have been a remarkable object even at the period assigned to...
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The English Cyclopaedia: Division. Geography. 4v. and Suppl

Charles Knight - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1866
...of which tradition relates that on one occasion that chieftain concealed himself with three hundred of his followers. However improbable the latter circumstance may be, it is at least certain that the tree may well have been a remarkable object eren at the period assigned to...
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