Waverley Novels, Vol. 1

Waverley Novels, Vol. 1 : Waverly-Guy Mannering (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Waverley Novels, Vol. 1: Waverly-Guy Mannering If there is something degrading in this recollection, it is not unpleasant to compare it with those of the last war, when Edinburgh, besides regular forces and militia, furnished a volunteer brigade of cavalry, infantry, and artillery to the amount of six thousand men and upwards, which was in readiness to meet and repel a force of a far more formidable descri tion than was commanded by the adventurous Ameri can. Ime and circumstances change the character of nations and the fate of cities; and it is some pride to a Scotchman to reflect that the independent and manly character of a country, willing to intrust its own protection to the arms of its children, after having been obscured for half a century, past: during the course of his own lifetime, recovered its us re. 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 | 968 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 37mm | 957g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243256663
  • 9780243256662