Legendary tales of the Highlands, a sequel to Highland rambles

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Page 284 - and engaging address, that they assembled in groups around the hurried grave to which his venerated remains were consigned, and wept over it in deep and silent grief. The troops having been much
Page 281 - Regiment, under the command of Lord Howe, fell in with a detachment of the enemy, which had got bewildered in the wood, just as they themselves had done. The British attacked them briskly, and a sharp contest followed. The enemy behaved gallantly ; and the
Page 284 - of military discipline ; and that he had so acquired the esteem and affection of the soldiers, by his
Page 186 - journey, and leave the bear to suck his own paws in his own den." " Why do you not flit* that insolent fellow," said Lord Fife to James MacGrigor of Pitiveach, his factor, who happened to be with him ; "you are tacksman of this farm, and so you have it in your power to turn him out." '• Why, my Lord," replied MacGrigor,
Page 184 - meadow here, to tell Inchrory that he meant to honour him with a visit. The gentleman knocked at the door, was admitted by the goodwife, and ushered into Inchrory's presence. He found him seated in his arm-chair, in the position which he always
Page 185 - The same to you sir," said Inchrory, bowing his head very grandly and ceremoniously, but without stirring. •' My Lord the Earl of Fife, who is halting at Caochan-Seirceag, on his road to
Page 238 - Inverawe! My first visit has been fruitless! —Once more I come to warn you that blood must flow for blood. No longer shield the murderer ! Force me not to appear
Page 268 - and signing to the Indian to feel it, made him sensible of the kind and friendly service he had rendered him. The ferocious rage that lightened in the eye of the Red Man was at once extinguished. A mild and benignant sunshine succeeded it. He took the hand of the young Highlander, and pressed it
Page 189 - to you, my old friend, just to ride back quietly, and give you a hint of it. ' I thought I had the best dogs in all Scotland/ said the
Page 274 - might we be bereft of reason itself, by permitting them to get mastery over us, and so might we unwittingly aid them in working out their own accomplishment. Help yourself to another cup of wine, Inverawe, and then let us change the subject for something of a more cheerful nature.

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