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affection ancient answered appeared approached arms army attend Baron Bradwardine brother called Captain cause CHAPTER character charge Chief Chieftain circumstances Colonel command continued course danger dear Edward English entered expressed eyes father favour feelings Fergus Flora followed gave give hand head heard hero Highland honour hope horse interest kind Lady least leave length less letter live look Lord Mac-Ivor Major manner matter means military mind Miss morning natural never night observed occasion officer once opinion party passed perhaps person political poor present Prince probably proposed rank reason received rendered replied respect returned Rose Scotland seemed seen short showed side Sir Everard soon spirit supposed sword thing thought took turned usual Waverley Waverley's whole wish young
Page 9 - I felt that something might be attempted for my own country of the same kind with that which Miss Edgeworth so fortunately achieved for Ireland — something which might introduce her natives to those of the sister kingdom in a more favourable light than they had been placed hitherto, and tend to procure sympathy for their virtues and indulgence for their foibles.
Page ii - WILL BE PLEASED TO SEND FREELY TO ALL APPLICANTS A LIST OF THE PUBLISHED AND PROJECTED VOLUMES TO BE COMPRISED UNDER THE FOLLOWING TWELVE HEADINGS...
Page 35 - Springlets in the dawn are steaming, Diamonds on the brake are gleaming : And foresters have busy been, To track the buck in thicket green ; Now we come to chant our lay,
Page 64 - Waverley, a Romance from the German," what head so obtuse as not to image forth a profligate abbot, an oppressive duke, a secret and mysterious association of Rosycrucians and Illuminati, with all their properties of black cowls, caverns, daggers, electrical machines, trap-doors, and dark lanterns ? Or if I had rather chosen to call my work a
Page 227 - My heart's in the Highlands, my heart is not here ; My heart's in the Highlands a-chasing the deer; Chasing the wild deer, and following the roe, My heart's in the Highlands wherever I go.
Page vii - I am myself, like Hamlet, indifferent honest ; but I suppose the blood of the old cattledrivers of Teviotdale continues to stir in my veins. " I shall not own Waverley ; my chief reason is that it would prevent me of the pleasure of writing again.
Page 36 - Waken, lords and ladies gay.' Waken, lords and ladies gay, To the green-wood haste away; We can show you where he lies, Fleet of foot and tall of size ; We can show the marks he made, When 'gainst the oak his antlers frayed ; You shall see him brought to bay, 'Waken, lords and ladies gay.
Page 36 - gainst the oak his antlers frayed; You shall see him brought to bay; " Waken, lords and ladies gay." Louder, louder chant the lay Waken, lords and ladies gay...
Page 476 - The effects of the insurrection of 1 745, — the destruction of the patriarchal power of the Highland chiefs, — the abolition of the heritable jurisdictions of the Lowland nobility and barons, — the total eradication of the Jacobite party, which, averse to intermingle with the English, or adopt their customs, long continued to pride themselves upon maintaining ancient Scottish manners and customs, — commenced this innovation.