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Kenilworth

By: Sir Walter Scott

...r Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Thi... ...enn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable ... ...assics Series Publication Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...ics Series Publication Kenilworth by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...ice, almost as natural to him as his native air, will not be found to have greatly affected the sketch he has attempted of England’s Eliza- beth. I ha... ...e she lay, to another where the bed’s head of the chamber stood close to a privy postern door, where they in the night came and stifled her in her bed... ... little daisy from its lowly nook, and placed it in the proudest bonnet in Britain.” “ Ay , Master V arney ,” said Foster; “but it may be she thinks t... ...ewhat like a gallery. This apart- ment the abbot had used as an occasional council-room, but 64 Kenilworth it was now beautifully wainscoted with dar... ...y child knows it. But my poor head forgets all it should remember, and re- members only what it would most willingly forget. My brain has been at faul...

...Introduction: A certain degree of success, real or supposed, in the delineation of Queen Mary, naturally induced the author to attempt something similar respecting ?her sister and her foe,? the celebrated Elizabeth. He will not, however, pretend to have ap...

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The Talisman

By: Sir Walter Scott

...The T alisman by Sir Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Talisman by ... ...n by Sir Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ...Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Thi... ...sics Series Publication The Talisman by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...by Sir Walter Scott Introduction to the T alisman. The “Betrothed” did not greatly please one or two friends, who thought that it did not well corresp... ...The love of travelling had pervaded all ranks, and carried the subjects of Britain into all quarters of the world. Greece, so attractive by its remain... ...of that tiding, That the kingis wants were swyche, To the steward he spake privyliche— “Our lord the king sore is sick, I wis, After porck he alonged ... ...it of Engaddi, had, in that character, been the correspondent of popes and councils; to whom his letters, full of eloquent fervour, had described the ... ...capable of deceit. He forgets neither friend nor foe—re- 272 The Talisman members, and with accuracy, both benefit and injury. He hath a share of man...

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Waverley or Tis Sixty Years Since

By: Sir Walter Scott

...WAVERLEY or ‘TIS SIXTY YEARS SINCE by SIR WALTER SCOTT A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Waver... ...WAVERLEY or ‘TIS SIXTY YEARS SINCE by SIR WALTER SCOTT A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Waverley or ‘Tis... ...n Waverley or ‘Tis Sixty Years Since by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...Waverley or ‘Tis Sixty Years Since by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ... the battle of Culloden, the hardships which he endured were aggravated by great bodily pain. After the soldiers had removed their quarters, he had an... ...dwardine, at his principal mansion of T ully-V eolan, in Perthshire, North Britain, These—By the hands of Captain Edward Waverley, nephew of Sir Evera... ... upon which festive occasion, three cheers were given by all the sit- ting members of that respectable society, whose throats the wine had left capabl... ...w, nor indeed possible to trace them. This proposition was undeniable. The council therefore broke up without coming to any conclusion, as has occurre... ...s it had done to Edward. He indeed knew of more motives than W averley was privy to, for the peremptory order that he should join his regiment. But th...

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Ivanhoe

By: Sir Walter Scott

...lter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Thi... ...A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- tabl... ... Classics Series Publication Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...assics Series Publication Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnish... ...he river Don, there extended in ancient times a large forest, covering the greater part of the beautiful hills and val- leys which lie between Sheffie... ...e in its utmost extent; despising the feeble interference of the En- glish Council of State, fortifying their castles, increasing the number of their ... ... and con- versing with each other, without taking much notice of the other members of the cavalcade. The companion of the church dignitary was a man p... ...nt, in token that when the Knight of Ivanhoe comes within the four seas of Britain, he underlies the challenge of Brian de Bois-Guilbert, which, if he... ...f the injured Allan Stewart, Commendator of Crossraguel, to the Regent and Privy Council, averring his having been carried, partly by flat- tery, part...

...Excerpt: In that pleasant district of merry England which is watered by the river Don, there extended in ancient times a large forest, covering the greater part of the beautiful hills and valleys which lie between Sheffield and the pleasant town of Doncaster. ...

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Redgauntlet

By: Sir Walter Scott

...Redgauntlet by Sir W alter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Redgauntlet by S... ... Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Redgauntlet by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Thi... ...ssics Series Publication Redgauntlet by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...cs Series Publication Redgauntlet by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnish... ...subse- quent life of a man who, in his youth, showed himself so capable of great undertakings; and, without the painful task of tracing his course far... ...r hopes for more important successes, when the whole nonjuring interest of Britain, identified as it then was with great part of the landed gentlemen,... ...nion and unanimity which for some 5 Sir W alter Scott time animated their councils, were all in a considerable de- gree produced by the smallness of ... ...wife threw herself, on three different occasions, before George II and the members of his family, was rudely repulsed from their presence, and at leng... ...r hell, I know not,’ said Steenie. ‘I will delate you for a warlock to the Privy Council!’ said Sir John. ‘I will send you to your master, the devil, ...

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Guy Mannering

By: Sir Walter Scott

...Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Guy Mannering by... ...cott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Thi... ...ics Series Publication Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ... Series Publication Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...Neither the one nor the other,” answered the stranger;” unless my judgment greatly err, the infant will survive the years of minority, and in temper a... ...would have been of little avail, as, according to the good custom of North Britain, the inscription had been defaced shortly after its erection. Our a... ...is Bertram married a daughter of an eminent fanatic, who had a seat in the council of state, and saved by that union the remainder of the family prope... ... of the committee of noblemen and gentlemen, to report their griefs to the privy council of Charles II, anent the coming in of the Highland host in 16... ...atural consequence, was dissolved also. Sir Thomas Kittlecourt, like other members in the same situation, posted down to his county, and met but an in...

...Excerpt: Introduction To Guy Mannering. The novel or romance of Waverley made its way to the public slowly, of course, at first, but afterwards with such accumulating popularity as to encourage the author to a second attempt. He looked about for a name and a subjec...

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Bride of Lammermoor

By: Sir Walter Scott

...Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Bride of Lammerm... ...ir Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ... Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. T... ...s Publication Bride of Lammermoor by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...ar condition, which is thus narrated by the historian of her grandson, the great Earl of Stair: “She lived to a great age, and at her death desired th... ...ished race were suifficient to have accounted for the dignities which many members of the family attained, without any supernatural assistance. But th... ...ir parents in Edinburgh during the sessions of the Scottish Parliament and Privy Coun- cil, at other times in the old Gothic castle of Ravenswood, to ... ...d applied to the 32 Bride of Lammermoor Lord Keeper, as the nearest privy councillor, for a warrant to prevent its being carried into effect; so that... ...the court of last resort that we must parley together. The belted lords of Britain, her ancient peers, must decide, if it is their will that a house, ...

...Excerpt: Introduction to the bride of Lammermoor. The author, on a former occasion, declined giving the real source from which he drew the tragic subject of this history, because, though occurring at a distant period, it might possibly be unpleasing ...

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