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Exploring the WestThree Travel Narratives$
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Mushirul Hasan

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780198063117

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.001.0001

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Concerning the Highlands

Concerning the Highlands

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(p.37) 9 Concerning the Highlands
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Exploring the West
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Mushirul Hasan

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0010

In the Highlands, there are few towns, but mountains, forests, and desolate spots abound. There, for twelve months in the year, it snows and rains; but the males of the country, especially the lower orders, are used to the snow and cold that they do not suffer any inconvenience from either. The Highlanders wear a bonnet and jacket, but neither breeches nor boots. Their lower body is covered to the knee with the skirt of their jacket; the knee is bare. Below the knee they wear cotton stockings on their legs, and shoes with buckles on their feet, and carry about with them a double-edged sword. The author learned that their valour and bravery are extraordinary. He also heard stories about Englishmen.

Keywords:   Highlands, Highlanders, mountains, forests, snow, Englishmen

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