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WAVERLEY.

PRINTED BY JULES DIDOT, SENIOR, PRINTER TO HIS MAJESTY, No 6, RUE DU PONT-DE-LODI.

OR,

'TIS SIXTY YEARS SINCE.

BY SIR WALTER SCOTT.

Under which king, Bezonian? speak, or die!

Henry IV. Part II.

NEW EDITION,
WITH THE AUTHOR'S NOTES, ETC.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

PARIS:
PUBLISHED BY A. AND W. GALIGNANI,
AT THE ENGLISH, FRENCH, ITALIAN, GERMAN, AND SPANISHI LIBRARY,

N° 18, RUE VIVIENNE.

1830.

BIBLIOTHECA

REGIA MONACENSIS.

STAATS1113 LIOTHEK MUENCHEN

WAVERLEY;

OR,

'TIS SIXTY YEARS SINCE.

CHAPTER I.

A Stag-hunting and its Consequences.

SHALL this be a short or a long chapter?—This is a question in which you, gentle reader, have no vote, however much you may be interested in the consequences; just as probably you may (like myself) have nothing to do with the imposing a new tax, excepting the trifling circumstance of being obliged to pay it. More happy surely in the present case, since, though it lies within my arbitrary power to extend my materials as I think proper, I cannot call you into Exchequer if you do not think proper to read my narrative. Let me therefore consider. It is true, that the annals and documents in my

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