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The Tapestried Chamber, and Death of the Laird's Jock

The Tapestried Chamber, and Death of the Laird's Jock


Walter Scott

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Year of publication: 1999

THE TAPESTRIED CHAMBER by Sir Walter Scott INTRODUCTION. This is another little story from The Keepsake of 1828. It was told to me many years ago by the late Miss Anna Seward, who, among other accomplishments that rendered her an amusing inmate in a country house, had that of recounting narratives of this sort with very considerable effectmuch greater, indeed, than any one would be apt to guess from the style of her written performances. There are hours and moods when most people are not ...

Keywords: 1771-1832 Ghost stories Scotland -- Social life and customs -- Fiction Scott Sir Walter
Chronicles of the Canongate

Chronicles of the Canongate


Walter Scott

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Year of publication: 0

CHRONICLES OF THE CANONGATE. By Sir Walter Scott, Bart. INTRODUCTION TO CHRONICLES OF THE CANONGATE. The preceding volume of this Collection concluded the last of the pieces originally published under the NOMINIS UMBRA of The Author of Waverley and the circumstances which rendered it impossible for the writer to continue longer in the possession of his incognito were communicated in 1827, in the Introduction to the first series of Chronicles of the Canongate, consisting besides a biographical ...

Keywords: Scotland -- Social life and customs -- Fiction Scots -- Foreign countries -- Fiction