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" The affectionate Laidlaw beseeching him to stop dictating, when his audible suffering filled every pause. ' Nay, Willie,' he answered, ' only see that the doors are fast. I would fain keep all the cry as well as all the wool to ourselves ; but as to giving... "
Romantic Professions: And Other Papers - Page 216
by William Powell James - 1894 - 225 pages
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 10

History - 1837
...dictating, when his audible suffering filled every pause, ' Ny, Willie' he answered, ' only see that the doors are fast. I would fain keep all the cry as well as all the wool to ourselves ; but as to giving over work, that can only be when I am in woollen." John Rallantync told me that...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1837
...dictating, when his audible suffering filled every pause. ' Nay, Willie,' he answered, ' only see that the doors are fast. I would fain keep all the cry as well as all the wool to ourselves ; but as to giving over work, that can only be when I am in woollen.' John Ballantyne told me, that...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 2

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1837 - 408 pages
...dictating, when his audible suffering filled every pause, " Nay, Willie," he answered, " only see that the doors are fast. I would fain keep all the cry as -well as all the wool to ourselves ; but as to giving over work, that can only be when I am in woollen." Jobn Ballantyne told me that...
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The American Quarterly Review, Volume 22

Robert Walsh - 1837
...dictating, when his audible suffering filled every pause, 'Nay, Willie,' he answered, 'only see that the doors are fast. I would fain keep all the cry as well as all the wool to ourselves ; but as to giving over work, that can only be when I am in woollen.' John Ballantyne told me that...
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Foster's Cabinet Miscellany: A Series of Publications on Various ..., Volume 3

Theodore Foster - Literature - 1837
...dictating when his audible suffering filled every pause, " Nay, Willie," he answered, " only see that the doors are fast. I would fain keep all the cry as well as all the wool to ourselves; but as to giving over work, that can only be when I am in woollen." John Ballantyne told me that after...
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The genius and wisdom of sir Walter Scott, comprising moral, religious ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1839
...dictating, when his audible suffering filled every pause, ' Nay, Willie,' he answered, 'only see that the doors are fast. I would fain keep all the cry as well as all the wool to ourselves ; but as to giving over work, that can only be when I am in woollen.' " John Ballantyne told Lockhart...
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 6

John Gibson Lockhart - Authors, Scottish - 1839
...dictating, when his audible suffering filled every pause, " Nay, Willie," he answered, " only see that the doors are fast. I would fain keep all the cry as well as all the wool to ourselves ; but as to giving over work, that can only be when I am in woollen." John Ballantyne told me, that...
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Memoirs of the life of sir Walter Scott [by J.G. Lockhart].

John Gibson Lockhart - 1839
...dictating, when his audible suffering filled every pause, " Nay, Willie," he answered, " only see that the doors, are fast. I would fain keep all the cry as well as all the wool to ourselves ; but as to giving over work, that can only be when I am in woollen." John Ballantyne told me, that...
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Narrative of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart

John Gibson Lockhart - 1848
...dictating, when his audible suffering filled every pause, " Nay, Willie," he answered, " only see that the doors are fast. I would fain keep all the cry as well as all the wool to ourselves ; but as to giving over work, that can only be when I am in woollen." John Ballantyne told me, that...
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Life of Sir Walter Scott

Xavier Donald MacLeod - Authors, Scottish - 1852 - 298 pages
...groan of pain, Laidlaw would beg him to cease working. " Nay, Willie," he would answer, " only see that the doors are fast. I would fain keep all the cry as well as all the wool to ourselves ; but as to giving over work, that can only be when I am in woollen."* When Mr. Lockhart saw him somewhat...
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