The Waverley Novels (Classic Reprint)

The Waverley Novels (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Waverley Novels The guest spent a part of the night in ascertaining position of the heavenly bodies, and calculating their probable influence until at length the result of his observations induced him to send for the father and conjure him in the most solemn manner to cause the assistants to retard the birth if practicable, were it but for five minutes. The answer declared this to be impossible; and almost in the instant that the message was returned the father and his guest were made acquainted with the birth of a boy. 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

Product details

  • Paperback | 980 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 49mm | 1,284g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243320078
  • 9780243320073