Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

18/11/2004

Skye Legends And Castles

In spite of himself John had begun to feel an interest in the poet, Ossian, ” that fellow who invented the ` apples of immortal youth ‘ and the stupid Falls of Lora.” The landlord was telling them stories in front of the drawing-room peat fire, at the Dunvegan inn. The kindly man, with his gray hair and bent shoulders, stared into the fire as he talked, and whenever he came to a specially critical point in one of his tales, he would lean forward and nervously prod the slow-burning peats with his foot.
( Originally Published 1912)
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