• This boulder seemed like a curious volume, regularly paged, with a few extracts from older works. Bacon tells us that "some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed, and some few to be chewed and digested." Of the last honour I think the boulder fully worthy.

    Sir Archibald Geikie (1858). “The Story of a Boulder: Or, Gleanings from the Note-book of a Field Geologist”, p.4