Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Poems of Places: An Anthology in 31 Volumes. Scotland: Vols. VIVIII. 187679.
Charles Mackay (18141889)
Ben Arthur, or the Cobbler, rises in great majesty and grandeur at the head of Loch Long to the height of 2,400 feet, his fantastic peak cracked and shattered into every conceivable form. From one point it resembles the figure of a cobbler. Hence the popular name of the mountain.Tourists Guide.