Kidnapped: Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

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Cassell, Limited, 1891 - Scotland - 311 pages
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The adventures of sixteen-year-old David Balfour, an orphan, who after being kidnapped by his villainous uncle manages to escape and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish highlanders against English rule.
 

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Page 83 - me long to sell my life as dear as I was able. I tried to pray, I remember, but that same hurry of my mind, like a man running, would not suffer me to think upon the words; and my chief wish was to have the thing begin and be done with it.
Page 132 - but in my present case; being clothed like a beggar-man, scarce able to walk, and in great pain of my sore throat. I have seen wicked men and fools, a great many of both; and I believe they both get paid in the end; but the fools first. CHAPTER XV. THE
Page 191 - no you that's to blame, it's me." I asked him why. " Why," said he, " I have proved myself a gomeral this night. For first of all I take a wrong road, and that in my own country of Appin; so that the day has caught us where we should never have been : and thanks

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