Scotland's Book of Romance
Travels in the footsteps of
By Augustus Muir
The Beach at Borrodale
In Arisaig - A Stranger from Argyll - I Explore the Prince's Cave -The
Islets in Loch nan Uamh - I Set out for Moidart - The Black Loch among
the Hills - I Arrive at Loch Ailort.
II. Into Moidart
The Scot from London - The Adventure of a Stag Evening in the
Inn - Highland Evictions - I Sail down Loch Ailort - The Silent Mansion -
A Lonely Village - The Chapel by the Shore - "The Eight Men of Moidart"
- The Pass of the Rough Rock.
III. The Cave by the
By the Funeral Road to Loch Moidart - "The Galley of Clanranald" - Among
the Birch-woods - A
Shelter from the Storm - A Night with Wat the Wanderer - Dawn at Loch
IV. The Road to Dalilea
I Leave Kinlochmoidart - How News of the Prince reached Edinburgh - To
Dalilea and over the Marsh - The Cottage by the Shore - A Lodging for
the Night - John Campbell of Acharacle.
V. By the Shore of Loch
The Drowning of Duncan Malcolm - The Man who did not Believe in
Second-sight - The Mystery of the Illicit Still - In an Old Highland
Cottage - The Priest of Moidart.
VI. On the Isle of Shona
An Invitation - Shelter at Castle Tirrim - The Blood in the Dungeon -
John of Moidart - The Thrust of a Dirk in Arisaig - To the Island in a
Rainstorm - The Kinlochmoidart Bagpipe - When the Devil came for Donald.
On Board the Clanranald - A Great Gaelic Poet - The Green Isle of St.
Finnan - The Coffin on the Floor - I Reach Glenfinnan - Gregory's
Mixture - The Truth about the Notorious Jenny Cameron -The Chapel on the
VIII. The Country of the
On to Lochaber - I Lunch with a Road-mender - The Lonely Glen - By the
Shore of Loch Eil - The Flesh-pots of Fort William - Around the Fire
with Commercial Travellers - In Quest of Ben Nevis - The Stranger and
the Stuarts - Seven White Roses.
IX. Good-bye to Lochaber
Neptune's Staircase - On Board a Trawler from Lowestoft - The Keppoch
Bard - I Sail up Loch Lochy -Sir. Ewen Cameron - A Hot-tempered Chief
- Tinkers de Luxe at Invergarry - The Man who saw a Water-Bull -
Forward to Aberchalder.
X. The Benedictine
Fort Augustus - At the Monastery Door - The Bearded Monk - In the
Catacomb Chapel - I Meet the Father Abbot - Dinner with the Monks - The
Corridor of Silence - Poverty, Chastity, Obedience - A Talk with Father
Cyril - The Peace of the Cloister - I Sleep in a Monk's Cell - The Man
from Cambridge - In the Sacristy with the Father Prior - On the
XI. In the Mists of the
I Leave for the Corrieyairack Pass - From Glen Tarff to Lagan a Bhainne
- The Barrack-master's Daughter - A Shepherd in the Hills - The Summit
of the Pass - Down to the Spey Valley - The House at Garvamore - Tea in
the Kitchen - A Stormy Evening - The Light on the Hillside.
XII. A night in Badenoch
With the Road-engineer - Anne Grant of Laggan - The Man at the
Churchyard Gate - I Visit the Minister and Leave for Dalwhinnie - The
Pass of Drumochter - The Solitary Woman - On to Blair Atholl.
XIII. Through the Central
Gaelic and English - The Reluctant Atholl Men - The Landscape-garden of
Scotland - I Rest Beside the Garry - Through the Pass of Killiecrankie -
My Flight from Pitlochry.
XIV. Evening in Dunkeld
South by the Tummel - The Minister in the Motor coach - Queen Victoria's
Hotel - At the Smoking room Fire - A Great Fiddler - Millais and the
Carpenter - The Deer-stalker's Point of View - In the Old Cathedral.
XV. Across Strathmore
Below the wood of Birnam Hill - The Chantrey Bust of Sir Walter Scott -
I Arrive at Perth - The Cobbler's Story - Ships on the River - The Bandy
legged Smith of St. Johnston - The Sheep-farmer from Ross-shire - Early
Morning at the Ram Sale.
XVI. The Old House of
I Meet a Road-mender from the Fraser Country - The Oliphants of Gask-The
"Auld Hoose" - "The
Land o' the Leal" - The Girl in the Motor-car - Down Strathearn and past
Carsbreck - "Jessie, the Flower o' Dunblane" - I Obey an Impulse and
Make for Doune.
XVII. The Vale of
The Old Coaching Inn - The Earl of Moray's Meal Mill - I Explore Doune
Castle - The Prince at Old Newton - Beside the Loch of Watson - I Cross
Kincardine Moss and Meet the Most Fervent Jacobite in Scotland - Over
the River Forth.
The Man from Sutherland - A Cottage at Gargunnock - Twilight in the Vale
of Menteith - Forward to Bannockburn - The Old House at Larbert - The
Shepherd in Falkirk - Through the Gap in the Roman Wall - A Night Attack
- Dusk in Linlithgow Palace Grounds - I Sleep in "Dreamthorp" - The
Murder of the Regent.
XIX. The End of the Road
Among the Slag-heaps - Within Sight of the Pentland Hills - The
Macdonalds at the House of the
Stairs - I Cross the Boathouse Bridge - Sham-English Houses in Scotland
- I Arrive at Gray's Mill - The Edinburgh Comedy - A Scots Minister's
House on the Sabbath - The City from Arthur's Seat - The End of my
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