Some Interesting Yorkshire Scenes

Paperback | January 16, 2012

byJ. Tomlinson

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1865. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Haworth, where the Brontes Lived, Several times, when in the neighbourhood of Leeds, I felt anxious to visit Haworth, hut, as often, something interfered to prevent me. One night, last week, however, I spread out a map of Yorkshire, consulted a railway guide, noted various particulars, then resolved that, come what might, to Haworth I would go. Accordingly, next day, 1 was whirled towards Keighley on the Leeds and Skipton railway, passing, during the first ten miles, several well remembered scenes, but which, this summer-time, are "Ever charming, ever new." Supposing the reader wanted to spend three or four days, or, say a week, in a Yorkshire pedestrian tour, I venture to assert that, taking Bradford as a centre, and proceeding fifteen or twenty miles north, east, south, and west, there will be some graphic pictures indelibly stamped upon the retina. He will never forget Airedale, and Wharfdale, and Niddesdale, and (some few miles further still,) Ribblesdale. Even in dreams, he will be again toiling up the Rivack, or over Rumble's Moor (a wild hilly range, more than 1,300 feet high), halting, ever and anon, to peer down into those delightful valleys, where the winding rivers and soft green slopes are interspersed with dense woods, or odd patches of trees, the whole contrasting so markedly with the high, barren, heather-clad moors. There is, as almost every one knows, an immense chain of hills called the Pennine Range, or "Backbone of England," one extremity embracing Westmoreland, the other holding on to the wild moors and giant peaks of Derbyshire. This lofty range, running north and south, forms, in many places, a huge boundary between Yorkshire and Lancashire, with intersecting chasms or valleys, by which locomotion is more easily pursued, and through which ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1865. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Haworth, where the Brontes Lived, Several times, when in the neighbourhood of Leeds, I felt anxious to visit Haworth, hut, as often, ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 16, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217795315

ISBN - 13:9780217795319

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