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

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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. 1822 Excerpt: ...vanity--I may take my place with him at the same board ony where, and no be thought an intruder j 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 home, I'll no make an obstacle wi' my ain objections; but ye ken the Laird himself, poor silly carl, has an unco rouse o' his family; and Miss Mizy, though she's vera discreet in some things, looks down on a' poor folk, and was ne'er overly well pleased when Miss Mary visited me with her hamely familiarity. Howsever, I'll gang wi' ye, but I would an mist take it a kindness if ye 'didna insist." Our hero, however, had a motive in pressing her acceptance of the invitation; for retaining a distinct recollection of the peculiarities both of the Laird and Miss Mizy, he was desirous to see how far they had infected Mary with their prejudices; being determined to make her behaviour towards his venerable parent in some measure a test of her character, in order to govern himself in the indulgence of that regard, which, although at no period so strong as to merit the epithet of passion, was undoubtedly warmer, while it was as constant as fraternal affection. Accordingly, at the close of the afternoon-service, his grandmother, on his reiterated request, walked with him to the mansion-house. On approaching the well-known entrance to the avenue which opened from the high road, he was struck with the air of renovation which every object had been made to assume. The square pillars were not only rebuilt, but the two stone globes which had lain for many years on the ground were replaced on their summits. The iron gates, which had not been painted for years before his young remembrance,--and one of which ...

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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. 1822 Excerpt: ...vanity--I may take my place with him at the same board ony where, and no be thought an intruder j and, therefore, if it wasna pu...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:50 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.1 inPublished:May 21, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217990290

ISBN - 13:9780217990295

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