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" There is no European nation, which, within the course of half a century, or little more, has undergone so complete a change as this kingdom of Scotland. "
Waverley - Page 463
by Sir Walter Scott - 1885
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Waverley; Or, 'Tis Sixty Years Since ...

Walter Scott - 1821
...being inr 1 reduced last in order,, have still the best chance to be read in their proper placeThere is no European nation which, within the course of...kingdom of Scotland. The effects of the insurrection of 1745—the destruction of the patriarchal power of the Highland chiefs— the abolition of the heritable...
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Waverley Novels ...: Waverley

Walter Scott - 1853
...petitioner, as to close your door in the face of the other. This should have been a prefatory chapter, hut for two reasons : First, that most novel readers,...destruction of the patriarchal power of the Highland ohiefs, — the abolition of the heritable jurisdictions of the Lowland nobility and barons, — the...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1841
...work: so that, after all, these remarks, beinj; introduced last :n order, have still the best chuno; to be read in their proper place. There is no European...kingdom of Scotland. The effects of the insurrection of I74!i— the destruction of the patriarchal power of the Highland chiefs, —the abolition of the...
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Waverley Novels, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - Historical fiction, Scottish - 1842
...that it is a general custom with that class of students, to begin with the last chapter of a work ; sa that, after all, these remarks, being introduced last...complete a change as this kingdom of Scotland. The eflects of the insurrection of 1745, — -the destruction of the patriarchal power of the Highland...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1844
...class of students, to begin with the last chapter of a work: so that, after all, these remarks, hein:; УОЧ.СЛТОЛ \\\vs* mountains, where they feast and riot fur many days; and al d tion of the patriarchal power of the Highland chiefs, — the abolition of the heritable, jurisdictions...
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The Novels of Walter Scott: With All His Introd. and Notes, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - 1846
...prefaces ; — Secondly, that it is a general custom with that class of students, to begin with the lost chapter of a work ; so that, after all, these remarks,...kingdom of Scotland. The effects of the insurrection of 17J5, — the destruction of the patriarchal power of the Highland chiefs, — the abolition of the...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - 1846
...begin with the last chapter of a work: so that, after all, these remnrkf, being introduced last :n order, have still the best chance to be read in their...1745, — the destruction of the patriarchal power o the Highland chiefs, — the abolition of the heritable jurisdictions of the Lowland nubility and...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1848
...remarks, being introduced last In order, have still the best chance to be read in their proper place. i There is no European nation, which, within the course of half a century, or little more, has чпНег.и'пле so complete a change as this kingdom of Scotland. The ctiects of the insurrection...
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English style

George Frederick Graham - 1857
...no excuse for the imperfections of his work. 19. From Sir Walter Scott" s " Waverley : " — 1814.' There is no European nation which, within the course...Highland chiefs, — the abolition of the heritable jurisdiction of the Lowland nobility and barons, — the total eradication of the Jacobite party, which,...
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English style

George Frederick Graham - English language - 1869 - 358 pages
...and fluent- though here and there diffusive. 1 Walter Scott was born in Edinburgh, on August 15, I"1 course of half a century, or little more, has undergone...Highland chiefs, — the abolition of the heritable jurisdiction of the Lowland nobility and barons, — the total eradication of the Jacobite party, which,...
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