The Scottish Chiefs, Vol. 1 of 3

The Scottish Chiefs, Vol. 1 of 3 : A Romance (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Scottish Chiefs, Vol. 1 of 3: A Romance It is the fashion to corremn even an honest in ancestry. But where is the Englishman who is not proud of bein the countryman of Nelson 1 Where the British sai or that does not thirst to emulate his fame 1 If this sentiment be right, respect for noble progenitors cannot be wrong for it proceeds from the same source: the principle 0 kindred, of inheritance, and of virtue. Let the long race of Douglas, or the descendants of Percy, say, if the name t ey bear is not a mirror to show them what they ought to be, and as a burningglasa to kindle in their hearts the flame of their fat rs? Happy is it for this realm that the lame destiny which now unites the once conte arms of these two brave families, has also consolid their rival nations into one; and by lanting' the heir of Plantagenet and of Bruce upon t British throne; hathredeemed thepeaceofthe land, and fixedit on lasting foundations. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 268 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 14mm | 363g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243328966
  • 9780243328963