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At length , to complete his perplexity , he arrived at a place where the road
divided into two . If there had been light to consult the relics of a finger - post
which stood there , it would have been of little avail , as , according to the good
custom of ...
Ay , and the young Laird of Hazlewood rides hame half the road wi ' her after
sermon , ' said one of the gossips in company ; I wonder how auld Hazlewood
likes that . ' ' I kenna how he may like it now , ' answered another of the tea -
The stage was a long one of eighteen or twenty miles , and the road lay across
the country . To add to the inconveniences of the journey , the snow began to fall
pretty quickly . The postilion , however , proceeded on his journey for a good ...
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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