Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. 2: Historical, Traditionary, and Imaginative (Classic Reprint)
Fb&c Limited, Oct 29, 2017 - 578 pages
Excerpt from Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Vol. 2: Historical, Traditionary, and Imaginative
I am wretchedly uncertain in my dates, but it must have been some time late in the reign of Queen Anne, that a fishing yawl, after vainly labouring for hours to enter the bay of Cromarty, during a strong gale from the west, was forced, at nightfall, to 0relinquish the attempt, and take shelter m the Cova Green. The crew consisted of but two persons - an Old fisherman and his son. Both had been throroughly drenched by the spray, and chilled by the piercing wind, which. Accompanied by thick snow showers.
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