button to main menu  Description of Sixty Studies, pp.68-69

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equal distance from the two lakes of Buttermere and Crummock; and the mountains round the valley rise in precipitous grandeur, to a great height. Honister Crag, at the Borrowdale end of the valley, is a steep high rock, from the side of which is got an abundance of slate. - The four conical topped mountains, High Pike, High Steel, High Crag, and Red Pike, are on the western side of the lake of Buttermere, and Robinson on the eastern - the river connecting Buttermere and Crummock Waters, runs at the feet of the western mountains, and is about half a mile long - the inn is at the bottom of the Keswick road, on the east side of the vale, and the immediate grounds are of sweet pasturage, with woods elegantly sprinkled over it - Melbreak skirts the eastern, and Rannerdale Knott, Grasmire and Whiteside, the western side of Crummock Water.
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  Loweswater lake
Lows Water is the smallest of the three lakes, and must be gone round by such as have time and can conveniently walk three or four miles: there is a pretty sylvan scene between the lake and the eye, from the edge of the common under Melbreak - the hills on the east, west, and north sides, rise gently from the water. The low grounds are pleasantly ornamented with meadows, out of which groups of wood and single trees, alone and in the hedge-rows. - Melbreak, Whiteside, Grasmire, Rannerdale Knott, and Honister Crag, are fine objects, when seen from the head of Lows Water. - The foot of Lows Water is about a mile from the foot of Crummock Water, and not a mile from the inn at Scale Hill.
There is a road round Crummock Water, but under Melbreak only for horses and foot people; Scale Force is a considerable water-fall, in a cleft of
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