The Works of Walter Scott, Esq Volume 11

The Works of Walter Scott, Esq Volume 11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ...of his approach, and throwing himself ambflgst the assailants who occupied the hall in considerable numbers, he assured them of hi5 "rsona-l safety, and conjured them to retreat we. (Not without a few more slices at the Bump, master," answered Lance., I 311! principally glad to see you safe and well; but here is Joe Ptimegap shot as dead as a buck in season, and more of us are hurt; and we'll have revenge; and roast the Puritans like apples for lambswool!" Q, Then you shall roast me along with them," said Julian; "for l vow to God, l will not leavethe hall, being hound by parole of honour to abide with Master Bridgenorth till lawfully dis missed." '. Now out on you, an you were ten times aPeveril!" said Ditchley; ll to give so many honest fellows loss and labour on your behalf, and to shew them no kindercountenance.--I say, it Nay, nay; but peace, my masters, and' hearken to reason," said Julian; "we are all here' in evil condition, and you will only make it worse by contention. Do you help to put out this same fire, which will else cost us all dear. Keep your-selves under arms. Let Master Bridgenorth and I settle some ground; of accommodation, and I trust all will be favourably made up on both sides; and if not, you shall have my consent and eountenaneeto fight it out;.and eoure on it what will, l will never forget this night's good service.' He then drew Ditchley and Lance Outram aside, while the rest stood suspended at his appearance and words, and expressing the utmost thanks and gratitude for what they had already done, urged them, as the greatest favour which they could dotowards him and hislfatherls housefto permit' him to negociale the terms: ol'...show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 318g
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  • English
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  • 1236949641
  • 9781236949646