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THE

WAVERLE Y NOVELS

BY

SIR WALTER SCOTT, BART.

VOL. III.

GUY MANNERING-I.

EDINBURGH:

ADAM AND CHARLES BLACK.

1860.

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.

Engravings on Steel.
Subject.

Drawn by Engraved by
Dominie Sampson in
Ecstasy

C. R. Leslie, R.A. A. Duncan. Frontispiece
Jock leading Manner-
ing's Horse W. Kidd. Cooke.

Vignette

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Engrabings on wood.
Subject.

Drawn by Engraved by Page
Yetholm Loch, and Farm-house

of Lochside (Roxburghshire), the Head-quarters of the Scottish Gipsies

Paton 0. Smith 29 Vignette

Harvey Thompson. 52 TITLE. Fac-simile of Sir Wal

ter Scott's Hand-writing Dickes Withy 53 Initial Letter

C. A. Doyle Borders 53
Dunnottar Castle (Kincardine-
shire)

Sargent Evans 64
Dominie Sampson's first and last
Appearance in the Pulpit . Phiz.

Evans 72
Carlaverock Castle, Dumfriesshire Turner, R.A. Keck

74 Village of Seaton, East Lothian,

-The Derncleugh of the Tale Penson Whimper 86 Bay of Ellangowan .

Paton Jones

93 Dirk Hatteraick’s Lugger

Landells Landells 100

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GUY MANNERING;

OR,

THE ASTROLOGER.

'Tis said that words and signs have power,
O’er sprites in planetary hour;
But scarce I praise their venturous part,
Who tamper with such dangerous art.

LAY OF THE LAST MINSTREL.

INTRODUCTION-(1829).

THE Novel or Romance of WAVERLEY made its way to the public slowly, of course, at first, but afterwards with such accumulating popularity as to encourage the author to a second attempt. He looked about for a name and a subject; and the manner in which the novels were composed cannot be better illustrated than by reciting the simple narrative on which Guy Mannering was originally founded ; but to which, in the progress of the work, the production ceased to bear any, even the most distant resemblance. The tale was originally told me by an old servant of my father's, an excellent old Highlander, without a fault, unless a

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