My dear, Mrs. Minch took her in her arms, Bess is better off.
Neither clay nor sand nor stones would gather under the ice upon the steep rocks that face the Minch.
To the left is the wide Minch, with the low lands of the Lews in the dim horizon, terminating in the Butt.
This island is extremely bare in many places, more especially over all the region that slopes to the Minch.
Mrs. Minch brought up her sewing, while Mrs. Murphy went to her own room to look after Mrs. Bolan.
Abundance on one side of the Minch, destitution (for no earthly or apparent reason) on the other!
By-and-by, however, a great change took place, and the big ice-sheet melted off the Long Island and vanished from the Minch.
Beyond the bay is the Minch, bounded in the extreme distance by the Isle of Skye.
They mastered her at length, and dragged her down-stairs, where Mrs. Minch was waiting to explain poor Dils plight.
It forms a broad bay, land-locked on right and left, and open to the Minch on the north.