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Waverley, Or, 'tis Sixty Years Since: In Three Volumes, Volume 3
Visualização completa - 1830
Waverley; Or, 'Tis Sixty Years Since. In Three Volumes. Vol. 1.[- 3.], Volume 3
Visualização completa - 1821
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Página 363 - This race has now almost entirely vanished from the land, and with it, doubtless, much absurd political prejudice ; but also, many living examples of singular and disinterested attachment to the principles of loyalty which they received from their fathers, and of old Scottish faith, hospitality, worth, and honour.
Página 298 - Saxon gentlemen are laughing," he said, "because a poor man, such as me, thinks my life, or the life of six of my degree, is worth that of Vich Ian Vohr, it's like enough they may be very right ; but if they laugh because they think I would not keep my word, and come back to redeem him, I can tell them they ken neither the heart of a Hielandman, nor the honour of a gentleman.
Página 361 - The effects of the insurrection of 1 745, — the destruction of the patriarchal power of the Highland chiefs, — the abolition of the heritable jurisdictions of the Lowland nobility and barons, — the total eradication of the Jacobite party, which, averse to intermingle with the English, or adopt their customs...