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    Gull Rock, Asparagus Island and Kynance Sands, 1950

    Gull Rock, Asparagus Island and Kynance Sands View over rocky coastline and small, sandy bayLithograph British Museum Images

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    and the Stags," certain well-known rocks in the district of the Serpentine in Cornwall; the wiew being taken from Asparagus Island, and showing a rippling summer sea. Among the minor picture shows which open to-morrow, the thirty-siath annual exhibition at Subscribers-only content British Newspapers, 1600-1900

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    realised *-Drswings: Harlech Castle, by A. W. Hunt, exhibited at Liverpool 1897, Sgs.; Clovelly, Devon, by the same, 39gs. Asparagus Island, near Lizard Point, by W. EHolirnan Hunt (8in, by 1l0n., exhibited at- tbe Camp den House Loaatxbibitton, 18996 1Ogs, Subscribers-only content British Newspapers, 1600-1900

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    clamber up the steep face of the rock in order to evade Neptune's emissaries. A beautifully-coloured island, known as Asparagus Island, is admired ; a treasured store of white heather is gathered, and then we are hurried by a business-like Subscribers-only content British Newspapers, 1600-1900

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    rises a tall upright rock yclept the Steeple, which is penetrated by cosy caverns ; away there is the Asparagus Island, and beyond a blue, fearful chasm - the omi- nous death's head in this picture of beauty. But we Subscribers-only content British Newspapers, 1600-1900

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    Kynance Cove, two miles from the Lizard, is known far and wide for its extreme beauty ; h-r.y is Asparagus Island, as well as a num- i ;• of curious rocks with equally curious nauv.s. The colouring of the Serpentine Subscribers-only content British Newspapers, 1600-1900

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    that the tide was on the ebb, and after waiting half-an-hour or thereabouts we scaled to the top of Asparagus Island, and were delighted with the view. On the arrival of our Parson we of course sat down to dinner, Subscribers-only content British Newspapers, 1600-1900

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    of boisterous waves, breaking fiercely upon a jagged range of purple hued serpentine rocks. In mid- distance we see Asparagus Island, the Lion, Steeple Gull, and otiier famiUar pseudonymous rocky features, which respectively tend to complete the unique beauty of Subscribers-only content British Newspapers, 1600-1900

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    the I rifts of the dark rugged skerries ; tbe Steeple | Rock stands out above the water, and Asparagus Island merits its name, and the caves are all flooded. But when the water is low, a long white , Subscribers-only content British Newspapers, 1600-1900

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    not know why tbisshould be so, because tbe plant was native to the county, and could be found on Asparagus Island, near the Lizard. Why should foreigners be allowed to glut English markets with what English growers could very well Subscribers-only content British Newspapers, 1600-1900

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    its magic colour. See that vast mass of rock of rosy pink, delicate as a shell. We clambered up Asparagus Island, which looks hard, but is easy. The wild asparagus which once grew upon it in profusion has now become Subscribers-only content British Newspapers, 1600-1900

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    the finest in the world, because asparagus was a native of the county, and there was a place called Asparagus Island close to the Lizard, where it grew wild. He looked also for sea- kale, but it was a strange Subscribers-only content British Newspapers, 1600-1900

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