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" A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic, a mere working mason ; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may venture to call himself an architect. "
The Novels of Walter Scott: With All His Introd. and Notes - Page 278
by Sir Walter Scott - 1846
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Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer, Volume 2

Walter Scott - Scotland - 1815 - 358 pages
...with books, the best editions of the best authors. " These," said Pleydell, " are my tools of trade ; a lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic,...; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may call himself an architect." But Mannering was chiefly delighted with the view from the windows, which...
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Guy Mannering; Or, The Astrologer

Walter Scott - 1820
...with books, the best editions of the best authors. ' These,' said Pleydell,' are my tools of trade; a lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic,...mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may call himself an architect.' But Mannering was chiefly delighted with the view from the windows, which...
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Novels and tales of the author of Waverley, Volume 3

sir Walter Scott (bart [novels, collected]) - 1822
...with books, the best editions of the best authors. " These," said Pleydell, " are my tools of trade. A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic,...mason; if he possesses some knowledge of these, he may call himself an architect." But Mannering was chiefly delighted with the view from the windows, which...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 2

Walter Scott - English literature - 1833
...in particular an admirable colleeiion of classics. " These," said Pleydell, " are my tools of trade. A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic,...delighted with the view from the windows, which commanded that incom• The father of Dr. Erakine wu &n eminent lawyer, and hit ImunilM of the Law of Scotland...
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Waverley Novels ...: Guy Mannering

Walter Scott - 1841
...particular, an admirable collection of classics. " These," said Pleydell, " are my tools of trade. A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic,...delighted with the view from the windows, which commanded that incomparable prospect of the ground between Edinburgh and the sea ; the Firth of Forth, with its...
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Stonehenge; or, The Romans in Britain, by Malachi Mouldy

Henry Godwin - 1842
...the .legal profession ; as I had long before learned from my friend, the late Mr. Pleydell, ' that a lawyer without history or literature, is a mechanic...these, he may venture to call himself an architect.'* Having passed through the usual period of probation, my poor Misraim undertook the arduous enterprise...
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Stonehenge; Or, The Romans in Britain: A Romance Or the Days of Nero, Volume 1

Malachi Mouldy (pseud.) - 1844
...for the legal profession ; as I had long before learned from my friend, the late Mr. Pleydell, ' that a lawyer without history or literature, is a mechanic...these, he may venture to call himself an architect.'* Having passed through the usual period of probation, my poor Misraim undertook the arduous enterprise...
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Waverley Novels, Volume 2

Walter Scott - Historical fiction, Scottish - 1852
...particular, an admirable collection of classies. " These," said Pleydell, " are my tools of trade. A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic,...delighted with the view from the windows, which commanded that incomparable prospect of the ground between Edinburgh and the sea ; the Frith of Forth, with its...
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Guy Mannering, Volume 2

Walter Scott - Scotland - 1857
...particular, an admirable collection of classics. " These," said Pleydell, " are my tools of trade. A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic,...delighted with the view from the windows, which commanded that incomparable prospect of the ground between Edinburgh and the sea; the Frith of Forth, with its...
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The Waverley Novels, Volume 4

Walter Scott - 1860
...particular, an admirable collection of classics. " These," said Pleydell, " are my tools of trade. A lawyer without history or literature is a mechanic,...delighted with the view from the windows, which commanded that incomparable prospect of the ground between Edinburgh and the sea ; the Frith of Forth, with its...
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