Sir Andrew Wylie, of that ilk, by the author of 'Annals of the parish'. by John GaltSir Andrew Wylie, of that ilk, by the author of 'Annals of the parish'. by John Galt

Sir Andrew Wylie, of that ilk, by the author of 'Annals of the parish'.

byJohn Galt

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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. 1841. Excerpt: ... with whom Jamie was a favourite, gave one of these sudden great roaring laughs, which are so well known by the generic term of a guffaw, observing, when he stopped, which he did almost as abruptly as he began, "Really, he's a ready-witted fool that." CHAPTER LXXXIX THE LAIRD'S DRAWING-ROOM. t When Sir Andrew returned to his grandmother's cottage, and informed her how he had been pressed, both by the laird himself and Miss Mizy, to bring her with him to dinner, she said, "It's a great honour and testification, my lad, that ye should be invited to dine at The Place; and no you only, but even me. I never thought to see the like o' that; but ye maunna be overly lifted up wi't." "But will ye come wi' me? What say ye to that, grannie?" "'Deed no, my bairn," was the judicious and humble reply; "I'm no used to the ceremonials at the banquetings o' the great, and I'm ouer auld noo to learn; but I'm blithe and thankful to see sae great a respect paid to you; for wha that has seen the eydent hand and unwearied foot wi' which I have so long ca'd at my wheel, no to be a cess, would ever hae thought that I would be requeeshted to tak my dinner in the Craiglands diningroom wi' the family." Our hero felt his heart glow with veneration at the motives by which his grandmother was actuated, and he sat for some time in silence; at last he said, "I'm nae dout vera muckle obligated to the laird for his civeelity; but--and I dinna say it out of ostentation and vanity--I may take my place with him at the same board ony where, and no be thought an intruder; and therefore, if it wasna putting you to an excess o' trouble, I wish ye would go with me to The Place." "If it's to pleasure you, Andrew, as it's your welcome hamo, Tll no make an obstacle wi' my ain objections; but ye ken t...
Title:Sir Andrew Wylie, of that ilk, by the author of 'Annals of the parish'.Format:PaperbackDimensions:158 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.34 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217050085

ISBN - 13:9780217050081