He looked vaguely with half-shut eyes upon the looming round of cowal, where Sitbean Sluaidhe was tipped with brass.
The fishermen and their boats were far down on cowal after signs of herring; the bay was given up to barque and gabbart alone.
The steady breeze came yet from Stron, and sat snug in the sails of the six boats that carried the Duke's men over to cowal.
I am pleased that he is safe, though I would sooner hear he was in cowal than in Campbell country.
They have sacked and burned the greater part of cowal; they have gone down as far as Knapdale.