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and ventured to make long marches during this mortal cold. It was in one of these marches that
two thousand men fell down dead with cold before
Note'. As on Iona's height.] The natives of the island of St. Iona have an opinion, that on certain evenings every year, the tutelary saint, Columba, is seen on the top of the church spires counting the surrounding islands, to see that they have not been sunk by the power of witchcraft.
Note. And part, like Ajut,—never to return!
See the History of Ajut and Anningait
in the Rambler.