Friday, October 7, 2016

In the Borders





Long ago this whole area was terrorized by the Worm of Linton, a terrible dragon "In length three Scots yards and bigger than an ordinary man's leg." It dwelt in a cave in one of the hills, emerging only to devour livestock, crops, and villagers. At last a man named Sir John Somerville delivered the land from this pestilential nuisance.