Looming on the west are the wild highlands of lune and Stainmore forests.
The area of a spherical triangle is equal to the area of a lune whose angle is half the triangle's spherical excess.
Indeed, up to 1836, it was the only spire which could be found between the Ribble and the lune.
A very handsome octangular tower exists at Hornby, on the banks of the lune, built about the middle of the sixteenth century.
The fells of Furness look black and bold, and the windings of the lune are clearly traced out.
The word lune was anciently written Lone, and the hundred is still named Lonsdale.
The artist turns with reluctance from the banks of the lune and the Duddon.
Cotgrave gives: 'Touret, the annulet, or little ring whereby a hawk's lune is fastened unto the jesses.'
The impression produced on Defoe by what we consider the exceptionally beautiful scenery of the lune valley is curious.
Or it may be that in contemplating the lune de miel in the garlanded banqueting-room the more material article was lost sight of.