National Geographic : 1956 Apr
© National Oe graphic Society 510 "Mountains and Vales and Waters All Imbued with Beauty"-Robert Southey Thus the poet described this scene, and, doing so, defined the whole of England's Lake District. In misty Keswick, a market town since the days of Edward I, Southey lived for 40 years. Wordsworth and Coleridge sampled the quiet charm of the neighboring countryside, as did Shelley, Keats, and Tennyson. In this view, Derwent Water spreads its silvery mirror beneath mountains named Cat Bells, Robinson, and Rowling End.