Leven Sentence Examples
From Balloch in the south it sends off the Leven to the Clyde; from the east it receives the Endrick, the Blair, the Cashell and the Arklet; and from the north the Falloch.
Mary was, on the 21st of June 1567, a prisoner in Loch Leven Castle.
Noltland Castle, in the vicinity, is interesting as having been proposed as the refuge of Queen Mary after her flight from Loch Leven.
It drains the county and is itself drained by the Leven.
The fishings are controlled by the Loch Leven Angling Association, which organizes competitions attracting anglers from far and near.
The proverb that "Those never got luck who came to Loch Leven" sums up the history of the castle.
In 1905 this company began works for the utilization of another water-power at Loch Leven.
S.E., occupying a hill on the left bank of the Leven, stand the ruins of Crookston Castle.
Melville House, the seat of the earls of Leven, lies amidst beautiful woods.
The largest sheets of fresh water in the Lowlands are lakes of the plains as Loch Leven and the Lake of Menteith.Advertisement
It owes its origin almost entirely to the cotton printing and bleaching works of the vicinity, for which there is an abundant supply of excellent water, and contains one of the largest of the Turkey-red dyeing establishments in the Vale of Leven.
Most of the town lies on the left bank of the Leven, which almost converts the land here into a peninsula, but there is communication with the suburb of Bridgend on the right bank by a five-arched stone bridge, 300 ft.
There are quays, docks and a harbour at the mouth of the Leven, and a pier for river steamers runs out from the Castle rock.
See Jacob Cats, Complete Works (1790-1800, 19 vols.), later editions by van Vloten (Zwolle, 1858-1866; and at Schiedam, 1869-1870); Pigott, Moral Emblems, with Aphorisms, &c., from Jacob Cats (1860); and P. C. Witsen Gejisbek, Het Leven en de Verdiensten;van Jacob Cats (1829).
On the other side the cavalry of the Eastern Association under Lieut.-General Cromwell and that of the Scots under Major-General Leslie (Lord Newark) formed the left, the infantry of the Eastern Association under Major-General Crawford, of the Scots under Lord Leven, and of the Yorkshire Parliamentarians under Lord Fairfax was in the centre and the Yorkshire cavalry under Sir Thomas Fairfax was on the right wing.Advertisement
On the Parliamentary right, Goring had swept away the Yorkshire horse, and although most of his troopers had followed in disorderly pursuit, Sir Charles Lucas with some squadrons was attacking the exposed right of Leven's infantry.
Lord Leven gave up the battle as lost and rode away to Tadcaster.
Apart from the Duddon, which forms part of the western boundary, the principal rivers are the Leven and Crake, flowing southward into a common estuary in Morecambe Bay.
That part of Furness which forms a peninsula between the Leven estuary and Morecambe Bay, and the Duddon estuary, is rich in hematite iron ore, which has been worked from very early times.
The chief streams are the Coe and Laroch, flowing into Loch Leven, the Duror and Salachan flowing into Loch Linnhe, and the Iola and Creran flowing into Loch Creran.Advertisement
In 1645, he commanded the detachment sent from Lord Leven's army against the Marquis of Montrose.
Leven Parish Church - The replacement for the ancient kirk in Scoonie Cemetery stands close to the town center in Durie Street.
From the summit there is a fine view across the sea loch of Loch Leven.
Leven started the season reasonably well and then slithered into a decline which infuriated some anglers and simply disappointed the rest.
In 1643, when a Scottish army was formed to intervene in the English Civil War (see Great Rebellion) and placed under the command of Alexander Leslie, earl of Leven, the foremost living Scottish soldier, Leslie was selected as Leven's major-general.Advertisement
The facts of Mary's lawless marriage with Bothwell, her capture at Carberry Hill, her confinement in Loch Leven Castle, her escape, her defeat at Langside, and her fatal flight to an English prison, with the proceedings of the English Commissions, which uttered no verdict, must be read in her biography (see Mary Stuart) .
Loch Leven and Lough Neagh, for example, each support over 20,000 waterfowl, including large numbers of wintering whooper swan Cygnus cygnus.
Here on Leven beach, in the biting wind, I 'm nursing a thumping headache.
Other notables in the early years include Carl Stalling, Sammy Cahn, Peggy Lee, Sonny Burke, George Bruns, Mel Leven, Leigh Harline, Ned Washington, Ray Gilbert, Roger Miller, Jerry Livingston, Al Hoffman, and Mack David.