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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Volume 112 (Paperback) Loot Price: R385
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Volume 112 (Paperback): Walter Scott

The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott Volume 112 (Paperback)

Walter Scott

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: to seize the Colonel and carry him off; but as this seems to have been totally impracticable, it is rather probable that his intention was to kill him on the spot, and in the midst of the confusion to escape. Whatever his intention was, it was frustrated, for Briggs happened to be elsewhere. " The congregation, as might be expected, was thrown into great confusion on seeing an armed man on horseback make his appearance among them; and the Major, taking advantage of their astonishment, turned his horse round, and rode quietly out. But having given an alarm, he was presently assaulted as he left the assembly, and being seized, his girths were cut, and he was unhorsed. " At this instant his party made a furious attack on the assailants, and the Major killed with his own hand the man who had seized him, clapped the saddle, ungirthed as it was, upon his horse, and, vaulting into it, rode full speed through the streets of Kendal, calling his men to follow him; and, with his whole party, made a safe retreat to his asylum in the lake. The action marked the man. Many knew him: and they who did not, knew as well from the exploit that it could be nobody but Robin the Devil." END OF NOTES TO ROKEBT. VISION OP DON RODERICK. Quid dignum memm-are tuis, Hispania, terris Vox bumana valet! Claudian. [The Vision of Don Roderick appeared in 4to, in Jane, 1811; and in the course of the same year was also inserted in the 2d volume of the Edinburgh Annual Register?which work was the property of Sir Walter Scott's then publishers, Messrs. John Ballantyne and Co.] PREFACE THE VISION OF DON RODERICK. . The following Poem is founded upon a Spanish Tradition, particularly detailed in the Notes; but bearing, in general, that Don Roderick, the last Gothic King of Spain, when the...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Walter Scott
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 98
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-30647-8
Categories: Books
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LSN: 0-217-30647-0
Barcode: 9780217306478

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