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better than Mr. Mason, the reader shall have the account of it in his own words. 'Here nature has performed every thing in little, that she usually executes in her larger scale; and, on that account, like the miniature painter, seems to have finished every part of it in a studied manner. Not a little fragment of a rock is thrown into the bason, not a single stem of brush-wood that starts from its craggy sides, but has a picturesque meaning; and the little central current dashing down a cleft of the darkest-coloured stone, produces an effect of light and shadow beautiful beyond description. This little theatrical scene might be painted as large as the original, on a canvas not bigger than those usually dropped in the opera-house .'
station, Rydal Hall
Rydal-hall  has a grand situation, at the feet of stupendous
mountains (opening to
There is a cascade at Nunnery, near Kirkoswald, in Cumberland,
much in the same style as this. The accompaniments are as
beautiful, the bason larger, and the perpendicular fall 18 feet.
But it is only one of a series of romantic scenes which abound at
Nunnery, and are equal if not superior in their kind to any we
have found in our tour: nor can we forbear to recommend this
interesting spot to the notice of every traveller of taste: it is
situated about ten miles from Penrith, on the right of the road
Sir Michael le Fleming lately made a new front to Rydal-hall, in
good style, which gives it a very interesting appearance.
|-- Low Fall (?)|
|-- Rydal Hall|
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