Freaks on the Fells

Freaks on the Fells

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"[...]unclothed-in the same way. What surprised poor Lady Knownothing most was, that she did not see nearly so many kilts in the Highlands as she saw on that occasion in Edinburgh, from which she concluded that the natives of Scotland are less barbarous in the north than they are in the south. But she did see a few. One man who played those hideous things called the pipes-which, she says, are so very like little pigs being killed-actually came into her presence one day, sat down before her with bare knees, and took a pinch of snuff with a salt-spoon!" "That is a dreadful account, no doubt," said Mr Sudberry, "but you must remember that Lady Knownothing is given to exaggerating, and is therefore not to be depended on. Have you done with the cons?"[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507698240
  • 9781507698242