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  • Before I was half up the "Kirkstone" mountain, the storm had wetted me through and through, and before I reached the top it was so wild and outrageous, that it would have been unmanly to have suffered the poor woman (guide) to continue pushing on, up against such

    Biographia Epistolaris, Volume 1.

  • The cirque of hills overlooking the hamlet of Hartsop is seen to best advantage when approaching Kirkstone Pass up Patterdale.

    Country diary: Lake District

  • David Bulman helps me over a stile above Kirkstone Pass, just as he assists others among the 14 million visitors a year to Lakeland traverse a swath of cycleways, bridleways and footpaths.

    Country diary: Lake District

  • The slab of Kirkstone green slate was designed by the Devon stonemason Ronald Parsons, and carved as he listened to recordings of Hughes reading his own work.

    Ted Hughes to take place in Poets' Corner

  • The next day, the store's manager told him that it didn't stock the material but suggested he try the Kirkstone showroom nearby.

    Born to Renovate

  • Before I was half up the _Kirkstone mountain_, the storm had wetted me through and through.

    The Opium Habit

  • There were, of course, no presents for Patty from Kirkstone, nothing but a much-disinfected letter, which Aunt Lucy viewed with great uneasiness, and insisted that her niece should throw into the fire directly she had read it.

    The Nicest Girl in the School A Story of School Life

  • Life in a large school, among so many companions of various dispositions, was a totally different affair from what it had been in her quiet home at Kirkstone.

    The Nicest Girl in the School A Story of School Life

  • Kirkstone, only for short visits to relations or a seaside holiday, and all her horizon was bounded by her home.

    The Nicest Girl in the School A Story of School Life

  • Patty's father was a busy doctor in the small country town of Kirkstone.

    The Nicest Girl in the School A Story of School Life

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