The work which we were wanted to do was to turn over the sod on the peat bogs.
So still were they that one could easily have mistaken them for stumps or peat bogs.
The evidences from peat bogs, stalagmite formations, stone, iron and bronze tools are all now considered unreliable by scientists.
The conditions in these peat bogs have changed little since civilization began.
Neither can you "warstle" through the peat bogs and snow drifts for forty winters without a touch of rheumatism.
From the number of trees found in peat bogs, the county must once have been thickly covered with wood.
We would cut them off amid the peat bogs, or they would founder therein, and sink under the weight of armour.
These returned to the area after the final retreat of the ice and their remains are found in the peat bogs and river gravels.
Neither can you warstle through the peat bogs and snow drifts for forty winters without a touch of rheumatism.
In its peat bogs are found buried trunks of trees, monuments of its former vegetation.