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tions and forming, will make a very good figure. not the king, no, not in thy thought!-why, he an. As to her father, he is an original, it is true, and an swered, that truly he was glad I had made him my absurd one enough; but he has given such severe confident, to prevent more grievous disappointment, lessons to Sir Hew Halbert, that dear defunct the for he could assure me, upon the word of a prince, Laird of Balmawhapple, and others, that nobody that Miss Bradwardine's affections were engaged, dare laugh at him, so his absurdity goes for no and he was under a particular promise to favour tlung. I tell you there could have been no earthly them. • So, my dear Fergus,' said he, with his objection - none. I had settled the thing entirely most gracious cast of smile, ' as the marriage is in my own mind.”

utterly out of question, there need be no hurry, you * But liad you asked the Baron's consent,” said know, about the earldom.' And so he glided off, and Waverley, “ or Rose's?”

left me planté la." “ To what purpose ? To have spoke to the Baron “ And what did you do?” before I had assumed my title would have only “ I'll tell you what I could have done at that provoked a premature and irritating discussion on moment--sold myself to the devil or the Elector, the subject of the change of name, when, as Earl of whichever offered the dearest revenge. However I Glennaquoich, I had only to propose to him to carry am now cool. I know he intends to marry her to his d-d bear and boot-jack .party per pale, or some of his rascally Frenchmen, or bis Irish offiin a scutcheon of pretence, or in a separate shield cers: but I will watch them close; and let the man perhaps — any way that would not blemish my own that would supplant me look well to himself.- Bicoat-of-arms. And as to Rose, I don't see what sogna coprirsi, Signor." objection she could have made, if her father was After some further conversation, unnecessary to Satisfied."

be detailed, Waverley took leave of the Chieftain, " Perhaps the same that your sister makes to me, wliose fury had now subsided into a deep and strong you being satisfied.”

desire of vengeance, and returned home, scarce able Fergus gave a broad stare at the comparison to analyze the mixture of feelings which the narrawhich this supposition implied, but cautiously sup- tive had awakened in his own bosom. pressed the answer which rose to his tongue. “0, we should easily have arranged all that.-So, sir, I craved a private interview, and this morning was assigned ; and I asked you to meet me here, think

CHAPTER LIV. ing, like a fool, that I should want your countenance as bride's-man. Well — 1 state my pretensions

« To one thing constant nerer they are not denied--the promises so repeatedly “ I am the very child of caprice," said Waverley made, and the patent granted— they are acknow- to himself, as he bolted the door of his apartment, budged. But I propose, as a natural consequence, and paced it with hasty steps —" What is it to me to assume the rank which the patent bestowed-1 that Fergus Mac-Ivor should wish to marry Rose bave the old story of the jealousy of C --- and Bradwardine?- I love her not- I might have been M-trumpt up against me — I resist this loved by her perhaps, but I rejected her simple, pretext, and offer to procure their written acquies- natural, and affecting attachment, instead of checence, in virtue of the date of my patent as prior to rishing it into tenderness, and dedicated myself to their silly claims—I assure you I would have had one who will never love mortal man, unless old such a consent from them, if it lrad been at the point Warwick, thre King-maker, should arise from the of the sword — And then out comes the real truth; dead. The Baron too-- I would not have cared and he dares to tell me, to my face, that my pa- about his estate, and so the name would have been ient must be suppressed for the present, for fear no stumbling-block. The devil might have taken of disgusting that rascally coward and fainuant - the barren moors, and drawn off the royal caliu, (naming the rival chief of his own clan) who has for any thing I would have minded. But, framed no better title to be a chieftain than I to be Emperor as she is for domestic affection and tenderness, for of China; and who is pleased to shelter his dastardly giving ard receiving all those kind and quiet attenreluctance to come out, agreeable to his promise tions which sweeten life to those who pass it totwenty times pledged, under a preteuded jealousy gether, she is sought by Fergus Mac-Ivor. He will of the Prince's partiality to me. And, to leave not use her ill, to be sure-of that he is incapable this miserable driveller without a pretence for his - but he will neglect her after the first month; he cowardice, the Prince asks it as a personal favour will be too intent on subduing some rival chiefof ine, forsooth, not to press my just and reason tain, or circumventing some favourite at court, on able request at this moment. After this, put your gaining some heathy hill and lahe, or adding to his faith in princes !"

bands some new troop of caterans, to inquire what * And did your audience end here?

she does, or how she amuses herself. “ End? O no! I was determined to leave him no

· And then will canker sorrow eat her bud, pretence for his ingratitude, and I therefore stated,

And chase the native beauty from her cheek; with all the composure I could muster,- for I pro

And she will look as hollow as a ghost, mie you I trembled with passion,- the particular

Aud diin and meagre as an ague tit,

And so she'll die.' reasons I had for wishing that his Royal Highness would impose upon me any other mode of exhibit And such a catastrophe of the most gentle creature ing my duty and devotion, as my views in life made, on earth might have been prevented, if Mr Edward wliat at any other time would have been a mere Waverley bad had his eyes ! - Upon my word, I tritle, at this crisis a severe sacrifice; and then I cannot understand how I thought Flora so much explained to him my full plan.”

that is, so rery much --- handsomer than Rose. She “And what did the Prince answer?”

is taller indeed, and her manner more formed; but " Answer? why- it is well it is written, Curse many people think Miss Bradwardine's more na

tural; and she is certainly much younger. I should of Roineo, but this opinion did not go undisputed think Flora is two years older than I am— I will The mistress of the house, and several other ladies, look at them particularly this evening."

severely reprobated the levity with which the hero And with this resolution Waverley went to drink transfers liis affections from Rosalind to Juliet. Flora tea (as the fashion was Sixty Years since) at remained silent until her opinion was repeatedly the house of a lady of quality, attached to the cause requested, and then answered, she thought the cirof the Chevalier, where he found, as he expected, cumstance objected to, not only reconcilable to naboth the ladies. All rose as he entered, but Flora ture, but such as in the highest degree evinced the immediately resumed her place, and the conversa art of the poet. “ Romeo described,” said she, tion in which she was engaged. Rose, on the con “ as a young man, peculiarly susceptible of the trary, almost imperceptibly made a little way in softer passions; his love is at first fixed upon a the crowded circle for his advancing the corner of woman who could afford it no return; this he rea chair." Her manner, upon the whole, is most peatedly tells you,engaging,” said Waverley to himself.

From love's weak childish bow she lives unharmed;' A dispute occurred whether the Gaelic or Italian and again, language was most liquid, and best adapted for

• She hath forsworn to love." poetry; the opinion for the Gaelic, which probably might not have found supporters elsewhere, was Now, as it was impossible that Romeo's love, suphere fiercely defended by seven Highland ladies, posing him a reasonable being, could continue to who talked at the top of their lungs, and screamed subsist without hope, the poet has, with great art, the company deaf, with examples of Celtic euphonia. seized the moment when he was reduced actually Flora, observing the Lowland ladies sneer at the to despair, to throw in his way an object more accomparison, produced some reasons to show that it complished than her by whom he had been rejected, was not altogether so absurd; but Rose, when asked and who is disposed to repay his attachment. I for her opinion, gave it with animation in praise of can scarce conceive a situation more calculated to Italian, which she had studied with Waverley's as enhance the ardour of Romeo's affection for Juliet, sistance. “She has a more correct ear than Flora, than his being at once raised by her from the state though a less accomplished musician,” said Waver- of drooping melancholy in which he appears first ley to hin:self. “ I suppose Miss Mac-Ivor will next upon the scene, to the ecstatic state in which he compare Mac-Murrough nan Fonn to Ariosto!” exclaimsLastly, it so befell that the company differed

"come what sorrow can, whether Fergus should be asked to perform on the It cannot countervail the exchange of joy flute, at which he was an adept, or Waverley in

That one short moment gives me in her sight.'" vited to read a play of Shakspeare; and the lady “ Good now, Miss Mac-Ivor," said a young lady of the house good-humouredly undertook to collect of quality,“ do you mean to cheat us out of our the votes of the company for poetry or music, under prerogative? will you persuade us love cannot subthe condition, that the gentleman whose talents were sist without hope, or that the lover must become not laid under contribution that evening, should fickle if the lady is cruel? O fie! I did not expect contribute them to enliven the next. It chanced such an unsentimental conclusion." that Rose had the casting vote. Now Flora, who “A lover, my dear Lady Betty,” said Flora,“ nay, seemed to impose it as a rule upon herself never I conceive, persevere in his suit under very disto countenance any proposal which might seem to couraging circumstances. Affection can (now and encourage Waverley, had voted for music, provid- then) withstand very severe storms of rigour, but ing the Baron would take his violin to accompany not a long polar frost of downright indifierence. Fergus.“ I wish you joy of your taste, Miss Mac-Don't, even with your attractions, try the experiIvor,” thouglit Edward, as they sought for his book. ment upon any lover whose faith you value. Love “I thought it better when we were at Glennaquoich; will subsist on wonderfully little hope, but not altobut certainly the Baron is no great performer, and gether without it.” Shakspeare is worth listening to."

“ It will be just like Duncan Mac-Girdie's marc," Romeo and Juliet was selected, and Edward read said Evan, “ if your ladyships please ; he wanted with taste, feeling, and spirit, several scenes from to use her by degrees to live without meat, and se that play. All the company applauded with their just as he had put her ou a straw a-day, the poor hands, and many with their tears. Flora, to whom thing died !” the drama was well known, was among the former; Evan's illustration set the company a-laughing, Rose, to whom it was altogether new, belonged to and the discourse took a different turn. Shortly the latter class of admirers. “ She has more feel afterwards the party broke up, and Edward reing too,” said Waverley internally.

turned home, musing on what Flora had said. “I The conversation turning upon the incidents of will love my Rosalind no more," said he: “she has the play, and upon the characters, Fergus declared given me a broad enough hint for that; and I will that the only one worth naming, as a man of fa- speck to her brother, and resign my suit. But for shion and spirit, was Mercutio. “ I could not,” he à Juliet --would it be handsome to interfere with said, “ quite follow all his old-fashioned wit, but he Fergus's pretensions ?-though it is impossible they must have been a very pretty fellow, according to can ever succeed : and should they miscarry, what the ideas of his time."

then ?- why then alors comme alors.” And with “ And it was a shame," said Ensign Maccombich, this resolution, of being guided by circumstances, who usually followed his Colonel everywhere, “ for did our hero commit himself to repose. that Tibbert, or Taggart, or whatever was his name, to stick him under the other gentleman's arm while he was redding the fray.”

The ladies, of course, declared loudly in favour

I an

“ Nothing, Mr Waverley : I was only thinkCHAPTER LV.

ing of home, and of some unpleasant occurrences

there." A Brare Man in Sorrou.

“ Good God, my uncle !” exclaimed Waverley. If my fair readers should be of opinion that my “ No,-it is a grief entirely my own. hero's levity in love is altogether unpardonable, I ashained you should have seen it disarm me so must remind them that all leis griefs and difliculties much; but it must lave its course at times, that it did not arise from that sentimental source. Even may be at others more decently supported. I would the lyric poet, who complains so feelingly of the have kept it secret from you ; for I think it will pains of love, could not forget, that, at the same grieve you, and yet you can administer no consotime, he was“ in debt and in drink,” whichi, doubt- lation. But you have surprised me,- I see you are kss, were great aggravations of his distress. There surprised yourself,--and I hate mystery. Read were indeed whole days in which Waverley thought that letter.” neither of Flora nor Rose Bradwardine, but which The letter was from Colonel Talbot's sister, and were spent in melancholy conjectures on the pro- in these words : kable state of matters at Waverley-Honour, and the dubious issue of the civil contest in which he

“ I received yours, my dearest brother, by Hodwas pleilged. Colonel Talbot often engaged him in ges. Sir E. W. and Mr R. are still at large, but discussions upon the justice of the cause he had

are not permitted to leave London. I wish to heaespoused. “ Not,” he said, “ tha: it is possible for in the square. But the news of the unhappy affair

ven I could give you as good an account of matters you to quit it at this present moment, for, come w liat will, you must stand by your rash, engage: that you were among the fallen. You know Lady

at Preston came upon us, with the dreadful addition ment. is not with you ; that you are fighting against ile Emily's state of health, when your friendship for real interests of your country; and that you ought, Sir E. induced you to leave her. She was much as an Englishman and a patriot, to take the first

harassed with the sad accounts from Scotland of opportunity to leave this unhappy expedition before the rebellion having broken out; but kept up her the snow-ball melts.”

spirits, as, she said, it became your wife, and for In such political disputes, Waverley nsually op

the sake of the future heir, so long hoped for in possed the common arguments of his party, with

vain. Alas, my dear brother, these hopes are now which it is unnecessary to trouble the reader. But

ended! Notwithstanding all my watchful care, this he had little to say when the Colonel urged him to unhappy rumour reached her without preparation. empare the strength by which they had under. She was taken ill immediately; and the poor infant

scarce survived its birth. Would to God this were taken to overthrow the Government, with that which mas now assembling very rapidly for its support. all! But although the contradiction of the horrible To this statement Waverley had but one answer:

report by your own letter has greatly revived her " }f the cause I have undertaken be perilous, there spirits, yet Dr-, apprehends, I grieve to say, would be the greater disgrace in abandoning it." serious, and even dangerous, consequences to her And in his turn he generally silenced Colonel Tal- health, especially from the uncertainty in which she but, and succeeded in changing the subject.

must necessarily remain for some time, aggravated One night, when, after a long dispute of this na

by the ideas she has formed of the ferocity of those ture, the friends had separated, and our hero had

with whom you are a prisoner. retired to bed, he was awakened about midnight by

“ Do therefore, my dear brother, as soon as this a suppressed groan. He started up and listened; it reaches you, endeavour to gain your release, by came from the apartment of Colonel Talbot, which parole, by ransom, or any way that is practicable. was divided from his own by a wainscotted parti- I do not exaggerate Lady Emily's state of health ; tion, with a door of communication. Waverley

but I must not --- dare not--- suppress the truth. approached this door, and distinctly heard one or

Ever, my dear l'hilip, your most affectionate sister, tuo deep drawn sighs. What could be the matter?

“ Lucy TALBOT." The Colonel had parted from him, apparenily, in Edward stood motionless when he bad perused his usual state of spirits. He must have been taken this letter; for the conclusion was inevitable, that suddenly ill. Under this impression, he opened the by the Colonel's journey in quest of him, he had indoor of communication very gently, and perceived curred this heavy calamity. It was severe enough, the Colonel, in his nighit-gown, seated by a table, even in its irremediable part; for Colonel Talbot on which lay a letter and a picture. He raised his and Lady Emily, long without a family, had fondly head hastily, as Edward stood uncertain whether' exulted in the hopes which were now blasted. But to advance or retire, and Waverley perceived that this disappointment was nothing to the extent of his cheeks were stained with tears.

the threatened evil; and Edward, with horror, reAs if aslıamed at being found giving way to such garded himself as the original cause of both. emotion, Colonel Talbot rose with apparent displea Ere he could collect himself sufficiently to speak, sure, and said, with some sternness, “ I think, Mr Colonel Talbot had recovered his usual composure Waverley, my own apartment, and the hour, might of manner, though his troubled eye denoted his have secured even a prisoner against ”.

mental agony. “ Do not say intrusion, Colonel Talbot; I heard “ She is a woman, my young friend, who may you breathe bard, and feared you were ill ; that justify even a soldier's tears.” He reached him alone could have induced me to break in upon the miniature, exhibiting features which fully jusyou."

tified the eulogium ; " and yet, God knows, what “ I am well,” said the Colonel,“ perfectly well.” you see of her there is the least of the charms she

" But you are distressed,” said Edward : “ is possesses -- possessed, I shoiud perhaps say-- But there any thing can be done f”

God's will be done!"

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* You must fly- you must fly instantly to her “ In the name of God," said the Colonel, his relief. It is not-it shall not be too late."

eyes sparkling with eagerness, “ how did you ob“ Fly!—how is it possible ? I am a prisoner-tain this ?” upon parole.”

“ I was at the Chevalier's levee as soon as he “ I am your keeper- I restore your parole-I usually rises. He was gone to the camp at Dud. am to answer for you.”

dingston. I pursued him thither; asked and ob“ You cannot do so consistently with your duty; tained an audience, but I will tell you not a word nor can I accept a discharge from you with due more, unless I see you begin to pack.” regard to my own honour- you would be made re “ Before I know whether I can avail myself of sponsible.”

this passport, or how it was obtained ?" " I will answer it with my head, if necessary," “O, you can take out the things again, you know, said Waverley, impetuously. “I have been the - Now I see you busy, I will go on. When I first unhappy cause of the loss of your child — make me mentioned your name, his eyes sparkled almost as not the murderer of your wife.”

bright as yours did two minutes since. Had you, “ No, my dear Edward,” said Talbot, taking he earnestly asked, 'shown any sentiments favourhim kindly by the hand,“ you are in no respect to able to his cause !! • Not in the least, nor was there blame; and if I concealed this domestic distress for any hope you would do so.' His countenance fell. two days, it was lest your sensibility should view it I requested your freedom. Impossible,' he said; in that light. You could not think of me, hardly — your inportance, as a friend and confidant of knew of my existence, when I left England in quest such and such personages, made my request altoof you. It is a responsibility, Heaven knows, suf- gether extravagant.'. I told him my own story and ficiently heavy for mortality, that we must answer yours ; and asked him to judge what my feelings for the foreseen and direct result of our actions, must be by his own. He has a heart, and a kind for their indirect and consequential operation, the one, Colonel Talbot, you may say what you please. great and good Being, who alone can foresee the He took a sheet of paper, and wrote the pass with dependence of human events on each other, hath Iris own hand. "I will not trust myself with my not pronounced his frail creatures liable.”

council,' he said; ' they will argue me out of what “ But that you should have left Lady Emily," is right. I will not endure that a friend, valued as said Waverley, with much emotion, “ in the situa- I value you, should be loaded with the painful retion of all others the most interesting to a husband, flections which must afflict you in case of further to seek a

misfortune in Colonel Talbot's family; nor will I “ I only did my duty,” answered Colonel Tal- keep a brave enemy a prisoner under such circum. bot, calmly, “ and I do not, ought not, to regret it. stances. Besides,' said he, “I think I can justify If the path of gratitude and honour were always myself to my prudent advisers, by pleading the smooth and easy, there would be little merit in good effect such lenity will produce on the minds following it; but it moves often in contradiction to of the great English families with whom Colonel our interest and passions, and sometimes to our Talbot is connected.' better affections. These are the trials of life, and “ There the politician peeped out," said the Colonel. this, though not the least bitter” (the tears came “ Well, at least he concluded like a king's son: unbidden to his eyes), “ is not the first which it has - Take the passport; I have added a condition been my fate to encounter-But we will talk of this for form's sake; but if the Colonel objects to it, let to-morrow," he said, wringing Waverley's hands. him depart without giving any parole whatever. I “ Good-night; strive to forget it for a few hours. come here to war with men, but not to distress or It will dawn, I think, by six, and it is now past endanger women.'” two. Good-night."

“ Well, I never thought to have been so much Edward retired, without trusting his voice with indebted to the Pretenda reply.

“ To the Prince," said Waverley, smiling.

“ To the Chevalier,” said the Colonel ; " it is a

good travelling name, and which we may both freely CHAPTER LVI.

use. Did he say any thing more?" Exertion.

Only asked if there was any thing else he could

oblige me in; and when I replied in the negative, WHEN Colonel Talbot entered the breakfast-par- he shook me by the land, and wished all his folJour next morning, he learned from Waverley's lowers were as considerate, since some friends of servant that our hero had been abroad at an early mine not only asked all he had to bestow, but many hour, and was not yet returned. The morning things which were entirely out of his power, or that was well advanced before he again appeared. He of the greatest sovereign upon earth. Indeed, he arrived out of breath, but withi an air of joy that said, no prince seemned, in the eyes of his followers, astonished Colonel Talbot.

so like the Deity as himself, if you were to judge • There," said he, throwing a paper on the table. I from the extravagant requests which they daily “ there is my morning's work. — Alick, pack up the preferred to him." Colonel's clothes. Make haste, make haste.” “ Poor young gentleman,” said the Colonel, “ I

The Colonel examined the paper with astonish suppose he begins to feel the difficulties of his situament. It was a pass from the Chevalier to Colonel tion. Well, dear Waverley, this is more than kind, Talbot, to repair to Leith, or any other port in pos- and shall not be forgotten while Philip Talbot can session of his Royal Highness's troops, and there to remember anything. My life-pslaw -— let Emily embark for England or elsewhere, at his free plea- thank you for that -- this is a favour worth fifty sure ; he only giving his parole of honour not to lives. I cannot hesitate on giving my parole in bear arms against the house of Stuart for the space the circumstances: there it is — (he wrote it out in of a twelvemonth.

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"All that is settled: your baggage is packed, my when you are fairly out of Edinburgh, and not yet horses wait, and a boat has been engaged, by the come to Leith, as is our case at present." Prince's permission, to put you on board the Fox In a short time they arrived at the seaport:-trigate. I sent a messenger down to Leith on pur “ The boat rock'd at the pier of Leith, pose."

Full loud the wind blew down the ferry; * That will do excellently well. Captain Beaver

The ship rode at the Berwick Law" is my particular friend: he will put me ashore at “ Farewell, Colonel; may you find all as you Berwick or Shields, from whence I can ride post would wish it! Perhaps we may meet sooner than to London;- and you must intrust me with the you expect: they talk of an immediate route to packet of papers which you recovered by means of England.” your Miss Bean Lean, I may have an opportunity “ Tell me nothing of that," said Talbot;“ I wish of using them to your advantage. — But I see your to carry no news of your motions.” Highıland friend, Glen what do you call his Simply, then, adicu. Say, with a thousand barbarous name? and liis orderly with him-1 kind greetings, all that is dutiful and affectionate to must not call him his orderly cut-throat any more, Sir Everard and Aunt Rachel — Think of me as I suppose. See how he walks as if the world were kindly as you can-speak of me as indulgently as his own, with the bonnet on one side of his head, your conscience will permit, and once more adieu." and his plaid puffed out across his breast! I should “ And adieu, my dear Waverley !--many, many like now to meet that youth where my hands were thanks for your kindness. Unpaid yourself on the not tied: I would tame his pride, or he should tame first opportunity. I shall ever think on you with mine."

gratitude, and the worst of my censure shall be, “ For shame, Colonel Talbot ! you swell at sight Que diable alloit il faire dans cette galere ?" of tartan, as the bull is said to do at scarlet. You And thus they parted, Colonel Talbot going on and Mac-Ivor have some points not much unlike, board of the boat, and Waverley returning to Edinso far as national prejudice is concerned.” burgh.

The latter part of this discourse took place in the street. They passed the Chief, the Colonel and he sternly and punctiliously greeting cach other, like two duellists before they take their ground. It was

CHAPTER LVII evideat the dislike was mutual. “ I never see that

The March. surly fellow that dogs his heels," said the Colonel, afier he had mounted his horse, “ but he reminds It is not our purpose to intrude upon the prome of lines I have somewhere heard-upon the vince of history. We shall therefore only remind stage, I think:

our readers, that about the beginning of November • Close behind him

the Young Chevalier, at the liead of about six thouStalks suilen Bertram, like a sorcerer's fiend, sand men at the utmost, resolved to peril his cause Pressing to be employed.""

on an attempt to penetrate into the centre of Eng“I assure you, Colonel,” said Waverley, “ that land, although aware of the mighty preparations you judge too harslıly of the Highlanders.” which were made for his reception. They set for

* Noi a whit, not a whit; I cannot spare them a ward on this crusade in weather which would have jo: -- I cannot bate them an ace. Let them stay in rendered any other troops incapable of marching, their own barren mountains, and puff and swell, but which in reality gave these active mountaineers and hang their bonnets on the horns of the moon, advantages over a less liardy enemy. In defiance if they have a mind; but what business have they of a superior army lying upon the Borders, under to come where people wear breeches, and speak an Field-Marshal Wade, they besieged and took Carintelligible language ?- I mean intelligible in com- lisle, and soon afterwards prosecuted their daring parison to their gibberish, for even the Lowlanders march to the southward. talk a kind of English little better than the Negrocs As Colonel Mac-Ivor's regiment marched in the in Jamaica. I could pity the Pr, I mean the van of the clans, he and Waverley, who now equal. Chevalier himself, for having so many desperadoes led any Highlander in the endurance of fatigue, and about him. And they learn their trade so early. was become somewhat acquainted with their lanThere is a kind of subaltern imp, for example, a guage, were perpetually at its head. They marked sort of sucking devil, whom your friend Glenna the progress of the army, however, with very difGlenamuck there, has sometimes in his train. To ferent eyes. Fergus, all air and fire, and confident book at him, he is about fifteen years; but he is a against the world in arms, measured vothing but century old in mischief and villany. Ile was play- that every step was a yard nearer London. He ing at quoits the other day in the court; a gentle- neither asked, expected, nor desired any aid, exman-a decent-looking person enough-came past, cept that of the claus, to place the Stuarts once and as a quoit hit luis shin, he lifted his cane: But more on the throne; and when by chance a few admy young bravo whips out his pistol, like Beau herents joined the standard, he always considered Clineler in the Trip to the Jubilee, and had not a them in the light of new claimants upon the favours kream of Gardez l'eau from an upper window, set of the future monarch, who, he concluded, must ail parties a scampering for fear of the inevitable therefore subtract for their gratification so much eonsequences, the poor gentleman would have lost of the bounty which ought to be shared among liis his life by the hands of that little cockatrice.” Highland followers.

* A fine character you'll give of Scotland upon Edward's views were very different. He could your return, Colonel Talbot."

not but observe, that in those towns in which they “ 0, Justice Shallow," said the Colonel, “ will proclaimed James the Third," no man cried, Gol save me the trouble - Barren, barren - beggars bless liim.” The mob stared and listened, heartall, iseggars all. Marry, good air,'--and that only less, stupified, and dull, but gave few sigus even

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