- "Had Loch Lomond been in a happier climate, it would
have been the boast of wealth and vanity to own one of the little spots
whoich it encloses, and to have employed upon it all the arts of embellishment.
But as it is, the islets, which court the gazer at a distance, disgust
him at his approach, when he finds....nothing more than uncultivated ruggedness"