The Waverley Novels

The Waverley Novels : Waverley; The Monastery (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Waverley Novels: Waverley; The Monastery The Author has also ventured to make some emendations of a different character, which, without being such apparent deviations from the original stories as to disturb the reader's old associations, will, he thinks, add something to the spirit of the dialogue, narrative or description. These consist in occasional pruning where the age is redundant, compres sion where the style is loose, i sioii of vigour where it is la id, the exchange of less forcible for more appropriate epit ets slight alterations in Short, like the last touches of an artist, which contribute to heighten and finish the picture. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at 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.
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  • Paperback | 1024 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 51mm | 1,338g
  • English
  • 626 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243282230
  • 9780243282234