And those blue mountains, which rose towards the rising sun, were the mountains of Calabria.
In essence, this mountain was a volcano.
06:017:017 And Joshua spake unto the house of Joseph, even to Ephraim and to Manasseh, saying, Thou art a great people, and hast great power: thou shalt not have one lot only: 06:017:018 But the mountain shall be thine; for it is a wood, and thou shalt cut it down: and the outgoings of it shall be thine: for thou shalt drive out the Canaanites, though they have iron chariots, and though they be strong.
They knew pretty nearly whereabouts it lay; but the mountains, rivers, precipices, robbers, savages, were dreadful obstacles in the way.
He next arrived in a region infested by serpents, dragons, and ravenous beasts, in the mountains of which were mines of copper.
These mountains are Immanuel’s Land, and they are within sight of his city; and the sheep also are his, and he laid down his life for them.
A mountain is an island on the land; and the intertropical mountains before the Glacial period must have been completely isolated; and I believe that the productions of these islands on the land yielded to those produced within the larger areas of the north, just in the same way as the productions of real islands have everywhere lately yielded to continental forms, naturalised by man's agency.
This was the sum of it—From the beginning of the world, as he expressed it, that is, from thousands and thousands of years ago, this Mountain had been the home of a peculiar fire-worship, of which the head heirophant was a woman.
But this mountain is his home, and, if you stay here, there is sure to be more trouble, and I couldn't bear that, Don.
Mountains cannot be your guru."
Every considerable mountain was also itself a god and, similarly, the river god, the thunder god, cloud, lightning, and wind gods, and many others were worshipped.
We should blush to say so simple and obvious a thing as that to us "the mountains are a feeling"; nor should we think of apologizing for our romanticism as Byron did: I love not man the less but nature more From these our interviews, in which I steal, From all I may be, or have been before, To mingle with the universe, and feel What I can ne'er express.
That mountain has been the death of many, and will be the death of many more; it is well you escaped being by it dashed in pieces.
The mountains of Scotland, Wales, and Northumberland, indeed, are countries not capable of much improvement, and seem destined by nature to be the breeding countries of Great Britain.
We know that those mountains flaming to the sky were only the customary burning of the dry grass at that season of the year.