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  • German woman who was maid to the refugee-widow staying at Kink's Hotel, and who never showed her nose inside the Gerevormed Kerk, the godless thing! or went out except by bat-light.

    The Dop Doctor Richard Dehan 1897


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  • At bat-light, in the ten-stile footpath home through the cowslip fields, we traced the next day's walk by the violet outline of the fells clear in the afterglow, There could be no better sight for one who comes back to the Dales. - Alan Warbank, 'Back to the Dales" in The Countryman, Autumn 1955, pp. 135-136.

    June 7, 2010