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" There is an easy ascent to the top, and the view far preferable to that on Castle-hill (which you remember) because this is lower and nearer to the Lake: for I find all points that are much elevated spoil the beauty of the valley, and make its parts (which... "
The Wye tour, or Gilpin on the Wye - Page 21
by Thomas Dudley Fosbroke, William Gilpin - 1834
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Aspects of Eighteenth Century Nature Poetry

Cecil V. Deane - Art - 1967 - 145 pages
...view far preferable to that on Castle-hill . . . because this is lower and nearer to the Lake: for I find all points, that are much elevated, spoil the...parts (which are not large) look poor and diminutive.' William Mason supports this in his note: 'The Picturesque Point is always thus low in all prospects.'...
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Thomas Gray: A Life

Robert L. Mack - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 718 pages
...that which could be glimpsed from Castle Head, further to the south, 'for', he wrote in the Journal, 'I find all points, that are much elevated, spoil the beauty of the valley, & make its parts (wch are not large) look poor and diminutive'. Gray's solitary ramblings kept him...
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