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This hope , however , was not speedily accomplished , and Mannering , whose
impatience made every furlong seem three , began to think that Kippletringan
was actually retreating before him in proportion to his advance . It was now very ...
had assembled at Charlies - hope to witness the event of this memorable
evening . Finding the punch - bowl was so often replenished , that there was
some danger of their gracious presence being forgotten , they rushed in
valorously upon the ...
Why , I hope , Colonel , a plain man may go to heaven without thinking about
them at all -- besides , inter nos , I am a member of the suffering and Episcopal
Church of Scotland - the shadow of a shade now , and fortunately so — but I love
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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