Keywords: ― social life and customs ― 18th century
Year of publication: 2004
GUY MANNERING OR THE ASTROLOGER By Sir Walter Scott VOLUME I Tis said that words and signs have power Oer sprites in planetary hour But scarce I praise their venturous part Who tamper with such dangerous art. Lay of the Last Minstrel. INTRODUCTION The Novel or Romance of Waverley made its way to the public slowly, of course, at first, but afterwards with such accumulating popularity as to encourage the Author to a second attempt. He looked about for a name and a subject and the manner in which ...
Keywords: Scotland ― Social life and customs ― 18th century