Braid Hills

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  • They walked on a long way, even climbing to the summit of the Braid Hills. Cited from Olive, by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • The first that caught our friend's eye was "Pilrig and Braid Hills Road." Cited from The Right Stuff, by Ian Hay
  • He walked with me in spring, early in the morning, to the Braid Hills, when he charmed me still more by his private conversation than he had ever done in company. Cited from Robert Burns, by Principal Shairp
  • Arthur's Seat and the Braid Hills, for example, are ranges of hill, containing several summits, rather than just one.
  • Little Mary was very delicate; and to improve her health she was sent to a small farm-house at Braid Hills, about four miles south of Edinburgh. Cited from James Nasmyth: Engineer, An Autobiography
  • It made her dreamy and sad, so she arose and looked out upon the sunny slopes of the Braid Hills until her cheerfulness returned. Cited from Olive, by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • It is south of Morningside and west of the Braid Hills.
  • Liberton Tower is a well-preserved and restored late medieval (15th century) tower house standing to the south of the Braid Hills.
  • Although the area is mostly residential, it has a riding school and stables, which take advantage of the nearby Braid Hills to offer pony trekking leisure activities.
  • It is in the area of Blackford, between Morningside, and the Braid Hills.
  • Design for the 18-hole course was done by Peter Robinson of Braid Hills, Edinburgh and the construction began on March 1930.
  • There were fewer flowers in the autumnal garden, and the Hermitage woods beyond were all brown and gold; but there was the same clear line of the Braid Hills, their purple slopes lying in the early morning sun. Cited from Olive, by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • An old house near the Braid Hills had been a childish haunt of his wife's, and it had been a childish dream of hers to repair that house, then a ruin, and live in it. Cited from The Book-Hunter, by John Hill Burton
  • Liberton Tower is a four-storey, square-plan tower house in Edinburgh, Scotland, situated in the suburb of Liberton on the east side of the Braid Hills.
  • Beyond -- looking in the clear September air so close that you could almost see the purple of the heather -- lay the Braid Hills, a horizon-line soft as that which enclosed the Happy Valley of Prince Rasselas. Cited from Olive, by Dinah Maria Craik (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
  • That afternoon I walked on the Braid Hills, and when I saw in the clear spring sunlight the coast of Fife, and remembered Kirkcaple and my boyish days, I could have found it in me to sit down and cry. Cited from Prester John, by John Buchan
  • The area is along the western end of the Frogston Road between Fairmilehead and Gilmerton; it is just to the south of Liberton and the Braid Hills.
  • Geologically the hill is different from the Carboniferous volcanic plugs and intrusions which form the remainder of Edinburgh's hills, with the exception of the nearby Braid Hills.
  • When Sandy meets her for tea in the Braid Hills Hotel in 1946, Miss Brodie concedes that "Hitler was rather naughty".
  • It lies south of Bruntsfield, Burghmuirhead (including Holy Corner, Church Hill, and Greenhill); south-west of Marchmont, and south-east of Merchiston; and to the north of Comiston and the Braid Hills.