Sir Andrew Wylie, Of That Ilk, By The Author Of 'annals Of The Parish'.

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1822. Excerpt: ... the Doctor and the Dowager, was heard in the court; and in little more than a minute after, her Ladyship, leaning on his arm, agitated and depressed, entered the library. Andrew perceived that they had caught, as he anticipated, either a baukie-bird or a yerd taed, and brought it home for a fish j but he said nothing. The Dowager, on observing a stranger in the room, immediately retired, followed by the Earl. The moment they were gone, and the door shut, our hero sidled up to the little prim physician, and without preface, said at once to him, "Noo, sir, what hae ye got by this gowk's errand?" Dr. Trefoil started aghast, and bending forward, looked as if he examined some reptile of which he was afraid. He then resumed his wonted erect and precise air, saying, "May I presume to ask whom I have the honour to address, and to what you allude?' Andrew, whose quick insight of character was. instinctive, saw the self-sufficiency of the Doctor, and determined to take the upper hand of him, replied, "Ye're speaking to Andrew Wylie, sir, -- I tlinna think there's mickle honour in't,--ami what I was asking anent, is the affair of my Lord and my Leddy, that ye hae been thrashing the water, and raising bells about." "I do not understand you, sir," said the Doctor, somewhat confounded. "But if you mean wliat has been the result of my journey with the Countess-Dowager to Castle Rooksborough, I regret to say, that it has been attended with most unhappy effects. Her Ladyship and I happened to stroll into the garden, where we discovered the unfortunate Lady Augusta Spangle,--for she can no longer now be called the Countess of Sandyford" "Hoot, toot, toot, Doctor; no sae fast, no sae fast,"interrupted Andrew. "What did ye see?" "We saw her and Mr. Ferrers in a most unpleasant situation." "Noo, Dr. Tre...

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Book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1822. Excerpt: ... the Doctor and the Dowager, was heard in the court; and in little more than a minute after, her Ladyship, leaning on his arm, agitated and depressed, ente...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:56 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:January 3, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217875912

ISBN - 13:9780217875912

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