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(Raoban air gach cnoc agus drocliaid air gach alltan) ;
' a mill on every river and a white house on every hil-
lock' (Muillinn air gach abhainn agus tigh geal air
gach cnocan) ; and ' that the hills of the country will
be crossed with shoulder-halts' (criosan guaille).
Since Kenneth's day mills were very common, and
among the most useful industrial institutions of the
country, as may be evidenced by the fact that, even to
this day, the proprietors of lands, where such establish-
ments were once located, pay Crown and Bishop's rents
for them. And may we not discover the fulfilment of
" a white house on every hillock" in the many elegant
shooting lodges, hotels, and school-houses now lound in
every corner of the Highlands.
Mr Maclennan supplies the following: — There is
opposite the shore at Findon, Ferrintosh, two sand
banks which were, in the time of the Seer, entirely
covered over with the sea, even at the very lowest spring
ebbs. Regarding these, Coinneach said, " that the day
will come, however distant, when these banks will form
the coast line ; and when that happens, know lor a cer-
tainty that troublesome times are at hand." " These
banks," our corespondent continues, "have been visibly
approaching, for many years back, nearer and nearer to
the shore." This is another of the class of predictions
which might be attributed to natural shrewdness. It
is being gradually fulfilled, and it may be well to watch
for the " troublesome times," and so test the powers of
the Seer.
Other predictions of this class may occur as we pro-
ceed, but we have no hesitation in saying that, however
much natural penetration and shrewdness might have

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