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himself to be precisely the contrary of the infamous wretches, whom those two impudent women, Anna BRODIE and FANNY WRAIGUT, hire to write in the bloody old Times ; precisely the con-, trary of what was that Jack WALTER whom Scott Eldon made a justice of the peace, and who is now (monstrous impudence !) a Whig candidate for the
county of Berks; precisely the contrary ACCOUNT OF SCOTLAND. of what this fellow was when he was
the manager of the bloody old Times.
As I mentioned before, Messrs. Bell,
DOUGLAS of BARLOCH, and Mr. GRAY No. III.
accompanied us to GREENOCK, where Paisley, 26. October, 1832. we were received by the two Messrs. In my last I had not time to say any. Bains, who are great inerchants there, thing about my passage down the and by my excellent and stanch old CLYDE, from GLASGOW to GREENOCK ; friends and adherents, Messrs. CAMERON, and for the reasons there stated I spoke Campbell, and others, respectable in a general manner, only, of my treat-tradesmen in that town. Agreeably to ment at GLASGOW. I must now say appointment we were lodged at Mr. upon that subject, that I was at the Baine's country house, about three quara hoose of Mr. BELL, received as if I had ter3 of a mile out of the town, situated been a father or a brother; that I dined close on the bank of the Frith of Clyde, there, and also at Mr. Grar's, (writer) with the little village of HELLENSBURGR with many of the first merchants of on the other bank, and the Highlands GLASGOW ; that Mr. Bell's elegant and rising up behind that. very pleasantly situated house was at The whole of the way down the my service, for the receiving of friends, Clyde is interesting beyond description. deputations from the towns and villages It is a fine wide river at Glasgow ; gets around; and that, in short, if I had wider and wider of course; but for gone to that fine city; that beautiful several miles down it is walled on each scene of commerce and of manufac-side in the most complete manner. All tures at the same time ; if I had gone the way down to our left we have Renthither with power to add to the riches frewshire, very soon after we leave of the place, and to dispense honours Glasgow, which is in the county of and favours around me in all directions, Lanark. The land to our right is, first, I could not have been received or a strip of levelish ground, with little treated with greater favour and kind- country seats, with here and there a ness. Mr. PRENTICE, the very respecta- manufactory of some sort." To our left; ble and able editor of the Glasgow it is an extended flat of very fine land. Chronicle, was the only person con- There are several considerable country Dected with the press with whom I came seats, those of Lord Blantyre and of in immediate contact. I should want Mr. SPIERS OF ELDERSLIE, in particular. words to describe the extent of his good At about half the way down the town of offices, had not experience furnished me DUMBARTON, lies, on our right, the Castle with the means of adequately describing of DUMBARTON, on a round and almost , it by a contrast. I say then (and that perpendicular rock standing out in the will do justice even to him), that, in water; an object worth travelling from Character and in conduct; he showed the Isle of Wight to this spot barely to
see. The town of DUMBARTON lies and everything wearing the appearance down between two hills. The ground of ease, competence, and great solidity. now becomes very hilly on our right, The house of Mr. Baine, in which I though it is generally cultivated for was lodged, was, in every respect, as some distance back ; and, behind these nice an affair of the kind as I ever set high grounds, the Highlands tower up; my eyes on; outside, inside, and all and this is the sort of coast which con- about it, as complete as anything of the tinues on to GREENOCK, and then con- sort that I ever bebeld. But, the great tinues all the way round to the corner curiosity here, and the thing upon which of the main land opposite the Isle of the people pride themselves, and most BUTE. About half way between Duw. justly, is what they call the “ SkawsBARTON and GREENOCK is the little sea- water," of which I must speak a little, port, called Port-GLARQOw; and here though my account must be very the ground from being flat as before, inadequate. For a good while i becomes rocky and lofty very near the declined going to see this affair ; but, shore, and thus continues all the way to at last, I did go, and I rejoice that I did, GREENOCK.
for I have seldom seen anything in my At about seven miles from GLASGOW life that afforded me more pleasure. We pass the mouth of the famous canal, GREENOCK lies in a little flat, to the which
goes cluse by Glasgow, close by north of very high rocky hills, which FALKIRK, and which connects the Frith stretch round behind it nearly from of CLYDE with the Frith of Forto; water to water. No fresh water stream, and thus connects the waters of the or river came near it; and though it. ATLANTIC with those of the German had public pumps or wells, it often exOcean. Near DUMBARTON we passed perienced very great inconvenience from the spot where they say are the remains the want of fresh water. On the high. of the old Roman wall, which went land about six miles to the south of it, from the Frith of Clyde to the Frith of there was a little stream or bourne (as FORTH; and by the means of which we call those runs of water which are those gentlemen thought proper to di- occasionally dry), and which came out vide the Highlands from the Lowlands of one of the still loftier hills to the of Scotland. I may as well observe south. After going in a northerly dihere, that the river Clyde rises in the rection for some distance, it took a turs. mountains which divide the county of to the west, and went down a deep EDINBURGH from the county of La- ravine into the Frith of Clyde, not MARK, and that other branches of it rise approaching anywhere to within sis out of mountains that divide the coun- miles of GREENOCK. In finding its way tles of PreBLES and DUMFRIES and ArR to the ravine, it passed along a flat at from the county of Lanark. The river the back of the GREENOCK hills. By Forta rises at the foot of the famous the means of dams, the water proceedmountain called Ben-LOWOND, and runs ing from this bourne, was formed into a down through the country dividing lake; at six miles, observe, from GesPERTHSHIRE from STIRLINOSHIRE, and NOCK, but between the lake and Garg Stirlingshire from the county of Clack NOCK, was a chain of lofty hills, beginMANNAN. All to the north of the canal ning at the east and terminating towards which joins these two Friths, is called the west. Here was the water, but the North of Scotland: the other is, of the difficulty was to get it to GREENOCE. course, called the South.
After various schemes about tunnels to The harbour and bay of GREENOOK go under the hills, and steam-pumping. are very fine. The town, which con- and God knows what besides, Mt. sists of thirty thousand people, is built Trown, a native I believe of the Isle of in a little fat, the high lånd beginning Bute, made a proposition for carrying to rise up immediately behind it to the the water to Greenock by an aqueduct, south ; the streets are regular, conve- which he finally accomplished, at niently wide; the houses built of stone; comparatively triding expense, and in a
manner so clever, as to be worthy of the gust with which men now view that admiration of every beholder ; and there hackneyed hereditary honour. are now two hundred and sixty acres After going to the Scotch church, on of water in the grand reservoir, with three Sunday the 21st, and there beholding a other subsidizing reservoirs of greater or very decent service, and hearing, from less extent; the whole amounting to three verses of St. Paul's 2nd epistle 396 acres; and there is all this water to TIMOTHY, beginning at the 14th, a brought to the side of the high hills very able sermon in defence of the docbehind Greexock; and there it comes trine of the Trinity; after dining, on tumbling down in various aqueducts; the Monday with Mr. Baine, the chief not only supplying the town with water magistrate, in company with his colamply at all times, but furnishing the league, and several other gentlemen of means of turning four-mills, cotton- the place ; I set off (after another lecture mills, or anything of the sort, at the that evening) the next day for this place. cheapest possible rate. Four large mills I cannot, however, take leave of for corn, or flax, or both, are already Greenock, without observing on the put in motion by this water ; they are contrast which it formed with all the building now, and they say that here other sea-ports that I had ever seen in are the means of working forty of the my life. Captain Cobb, with whom I largest mills that can exist. The re- crossed the Atlantic the last time, used servoir or lake, is six hundred feet to be everlastingly pestering me with above the level of the sea: the aqueduct his praises of GREENOCK ; about its sor takes the water from the tail of the ra- | lidity, cleanliness, and the good manners vine, which is very deep, and carries it of the people. As I was going to the along around the end of the high hills church, the sight brought Cobb to my at the back of GreenOCK ; gets it, creep- mind. All the people seemed to be in ing about, in all directions, till it finally the streets ; all going away to their difbrings it to its destined spot, always by ferent churches; no noise of any sort; å fall of six feet in the space of a mile. no dirtily-dressed person ; and not a soul To guard against the consequences of to be seen who did not seem seriously melted snow, or torrents of rain, there are engaged in the business for which the self-opening and self-shutting sluices ; day was set apart. Cobb used to say, and, therefore, though the aqueduct is that it was like a Connecticut sea-port; only six feet wide at the bottom and and I dare say it is : for the religion is twelve feet wide at the top, its banks the same, and I dare say that the manare never disturbed. They say, that the ners of the people are very much alike. people were wholly incredulous as to Sir MICHAEL Shaw Stewart is the the practicability of effecting this thing; landowner in and around GREENOCK; that scarcely anybody believed that the he has a very beautiful place a little way water could ever be brought to Gree- from the town, and down by the side of NOCK; and that, on the day on which the Frith ; there are many farms in a the aqueduct was opened for the water little valley going from his house round to proceed, not less than ten thousand to Greexock; these farms are small, persons were assembled to witness the but the people appear to be very com, result of this brilliant experiment. Mr. fortably off, and, though living amongst Torx, who did me the honour to ac- these rocky hills, twenty times as numecompany me and Mr. Baine, in riding rous as in the fine fat lands in the round the lake, is a man of too much Lothians. The deciduous trees do not sease and too much merit to set any va- grow large; I saw no oaks at all ;, but loe upon an empty title; but if George Sir MICHAEL STEWART has some very the Fourth bad made him a baronet in. fine woods of fir and larch upon the stead of CouTTS TROTTER, Walter hills round about his house; the evere Scott, or Parson Bate Dudley, he greens flourish here surprisingly, I woald, at any rate, have, in some de- never saw the Portugal Laurel and the gree, diminished the contempt and dis- arbutus in greater perfection. The