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Ettrick Ettrick (Parish) "The Ettrick," on the south side of a range of hills, called- "the back bone of the country," rises from among a few rushes between Loch_fell and Capel_fell, two miles above Patburn, said to be the highest farm house above the level of the sea in the south of Scotland _ It is fed by many a little raging mountain torrent - where it is small, and viewed from the top of the hills in a fine sunny day, it is like a thread of Silver; but when raised by the storms and the Rain, it bids defiance to all its banks, and sweeps over the adjoining haughs with the raging fury of a mountain sea. After a course of about 30 miles, N E [North East], the Ettrick loses itself in the Tweed, between Sunderland Hall and Abbotsford - "Tima," a small rivulet, rises in the heights between the parishes of Eskdalemuir and Ettrick, which, after a course of about 6 miles in nearly a northern direction, falls into the Ettrick at Ramsey Cleuch about a mile below the Kirk -

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