The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 9

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Carey & Hart, 1847

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Page 69 - It may be hoped, and, for the honour of human nature, we are inclined to believe, there was a touch of insanity in this unnatural strain of ferocity; and the wild and squalid features of the wretch appear to have intimated a degree of alienation of mind.
Page 177 - Tears, and groans of sorrow and shame, answered this harangue — the rules of discipline could not stifle their sense of mortification, and several of the grenadiers, who had deserved and wore marks of distinction, called out from the ranks — " General, we have been misrepresented — Place us in the advance, and you may then judge whether we do not belong to the Army of Italy.
Page 109 - Marseilles, Toulon, and Lyons, had declared themselves against the Jacobin supremacy. Rich from commerce and their maritime situation, and, in the case of Lyons, from their command of internal navigation, the wealthy merchants and manufacturers of those cities foresaw the total insecurity of property, and in consequence their own ruin, in the system of arbitrary spoliation and murder upon which the government of the Jacohins was founded. But property, for which they were solicitous, though, if its...
Page 68 - Paris bore testimony to his real willingness to save the king and preserve the monarchy. But even if he had been amenable for a crime against his own country, we know not what right Austria or Prussia had to take cognizance of it, To them he was a mere prisoner of war, awd nothing farther.

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