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Discovering England
' The Isle of Man-I'
'A Voyage of Discovery'
Had it not been for the quarrel of a giant in England and a giant in Ireland, there would have been no Isle of Man, if we are to believe an old legend. The story goes that the Irish giant lost his temper, picked up an enormous rock, and hurled it at the head of his opponent. But his aim was bad. The stone fell in the middle of the Irish Sea and so became the Isle of Man ; and if you want to see where he took it from, look at the shape of Lough Neagh.
In his talks-a second talk follows next week-W. C. McHarrie says that he hopes ' to give a picture of this Island home with its mountains purple with heather, its glens golden with gorse, its quaint villages- sometimes shrouded in sea fog, sometimes defying a storm from the western ocean, and then shining clear in the midst of a blue sea '.


Unknown: C. McHarrie

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