This poem is taken from Stand 223, 17(3) September - November 2019.

Stewart Sanderson Poem
An Unstatistical Account

the names of the hills
the soil upon the hills

the foot of the hills
the benty hills

the pasture hills
the surrounding hills

the hills of Scotia
the hills lying south

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down to the sea
to the open sea

the hill to the sea
the town, next the sea

an arm of the sea
communication with the sea

the retreat of the sea
from sea to sea

*

a small island
the whole island

the Mainland, or principal island
the small flat rocky island

parts of this island
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