button to main menu  Observations on Picturesque Beauty, vol.2 p.51

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vol.2 p.51
... and Ulleswater may all be called boundary-lakes. One end of each participates more of the rugged country; and the other of the cultivated: tho each end participates, in some degree, of both. A few traits of romantic scenery are added to the tameness of one end; while the native horror of the other is softened by a few chearful appendages.
The form of Ulleswater resembles a Z; only there is no angular acuteness in it's line. It spreads every where in an easy curve; beautifully broken in some parts by promontories.- The middle reach contains in length near two thirds of the lake. The southern side is mountainous; and becomes more so, as it verges towards the west. As the mountains approach the north, they glide (as we have see is usual in boundary-lakes) into meadows
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