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There remained Colonel Mannering , Charles Hazlewood , with his arm in a sling
, and the Dominie , whose gaunt visage and wall - eyes assumed a most hostile
aspect on recognising Glossin . That honest gentleman , though somewhat ...
The Colonel indeed reflected that this might be a most important crisis for Miss
Bertram's interest , and resolved that his strong inclination to throw Glossin out at
window , or at door , should not interfere with it . a strong curb on his temper , and
The Colonel felt the painful anxiety natural to a proud mind , when it deems its
slightest action subject for a moment to the watchful construction of others . The
lawyer , while sedulously buttering his roll , had an aspect of unwonted gravity ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mbmackay - LibraryThing
The second published novel of Walter Scott. Apparently written in 6 weeks when Scott needed to raise funds urgently when in a financial crisis, the book holds together remarkably well. The plot is of ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - P_S_Patrick - LibraryThing
This is the second novel written by Walter Scott, and arguably better than his first one Waverley. Set mainly in the rural Galloway region of Scotland in the late 1700s, Guy Mannering tells us a story ... Read full review