Memoirs Of The Life Of Sir Walter Scott [by J.g. Lockhart]. by John Gibson LockhartMemoirs Of The Life Of Sir Walter Scott [by J.g. Lockhart]. by John Gibson Lockhart

Memoirs Of The Life Of Sir Walter Scott [by J.g. Lockhart].

byJohn Gibson Lockhart

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1839 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. First Expedition into Liddesdale--Study of German--Political Trials, fyc.--'Specimen of Law Papers--Burger's Lenore translated--Disappointment in Love. 1792-1796. Scott was called to the bar only the day before the closing of the session, and he appears to have almost immediately escaped to the country. On the 2d of August I find his father writing,--" I have sent the copies of your thesis as desired;" and on the 15th he addressed to him at Rosebank a letter, in which there is this paragraph, an undoubted autograph of Mr Saunders Fairford, anno cetatis sixty-three:--"Dear Walter, ".... I am glad that your expedition to the west proved agreeable. You do well to warn your mother against Ashestiel. Although I said little, yet I never thought that road could be agreeable; besides, it is taking too wide a circle. Lord JusticeClerk is in town attending the Bills. He called here yesterday, and enquired very particularly for you. I told him where you was, and he expects to see you at Jedburgh upon the 21st. He is to be at Mellerstainf on the 20th, and will be there all night. His Lordship said, in a very pleasant manner, that something might cast up at Jedburgh to give you an opportunity of appearing, and that he would insist upon it, and that in future he meant to give you a share of the criminal business in this Court, all which is very kind. I told his Lordship that I had dissuaded you from appearing at Jedburgh, but he said I was wrong in doing so, and I therefore leave the matter to you and him. / think it is probable he will breakfast with Sir H. H. MacDougall on the 2st, on his way to Jedburgh." This last quiet hint, that the young lawyer might as well be at Makerstoun (the seat of a relation) when His Lordship breakfasted there, and of cours...
Title:Memoirs Of The Life Of Sir Walter Scott [by J.g. Lockhart].Format:PaperbackDimensions:86 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.18 inPublished:February 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217512607

ISBN - 13:9780217512602