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At length , he saw the sloop of war again make her appearance ; but , without
approaching the shore , she stood away to the westward with all her sails set ,
and was soon out of sight . The lady's state of timorous and fretful apprehension
It was of so solid and compact a substance , that it had fallen without any great
diminution by splintering , so that the Sheriff was enabled , first , to estimate the
weight by measurement , and then to calculate , from the appearance of the ...
6 no doubt of his identity , and he himself was as much confounded with the
appearance of those to whom he so unexpectedly presented himself , as they
were by the sight of so utterly unlooked - for an object . It must be remembered
that each ...
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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
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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