MAJOR MELVILLE of Cairnyreckan , an elderly gentleman , who had spent his
youth in the military service , received Mr. Morton with great kindness , and our
hero with civility , which the equivocal circumstances wherein Edward was
Major Melville accordingly perused the letters of Richard Waverley , of Sir
Everard , and of Aunt Rachel ; but the inferences he drew from them were
different from what Waverley expected . They held the language of discontent
with government ...
This person , whom they call Gifted Gilfillan , has been long a leader among them
, and now heads a small party , which will pass here to - day , or to - morrow , on
their march towards Stirling , under whose escort Major Melville proposes you ...
He dared not urge to him the real motive , which was a good - natured wish to
secure a favourable report of Waverley's case from Major Melville to Governor
Blakeney . He remarked , from the flashes of our hero's spirits , that touching
upon this ...
Six grenadiers of Ligonier's , thought the Major to himself , as his mind reverted to
his own military experience , would have sent all these fellows to the right about .
Greeting , however , Mr. Gilfillan civilly , he requested to know if he bad ...
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Review: WaverleyReseña de usuario - Lauren - Goodreads
It was better than his Tales from my Landlord series, but I guess there's still a little too much random Scottish battles in this one for me, though this was much easier to read than some of his others. Leer reseña completa
Review: WaverleyReseña de usuario - L'Orpailleuse - Goodreads
I read that one in a rush. Couldn't put it down! Leer reseña completa