Where a thick group of coarse hard grits intercalated in the sedimentary rocks crops out it rises into a chain of lofty rugged hills, of which Ben Ledi and Ben Vorlich are examples.
Muds, sands, grits and conglomerates are the predominant types.
The rest of 'em are all still down there, eating grits and keeping away from the law.
Old Red Sandstone, red grits, sandstones and marls and conglomerate occur in a narrow belt on the east side of Mainland from Sumburgh Head to Rova Head, north of Lerwick; they also form the island of Bressay.
A deeper reason was his inability to approve of the advanced views of the Radicals, or "Clear Grits," as they came to be called.