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The Fair Maid of Perth or St. Valentine's Day

The Fair Maid of Perth or St. Valentine's Day

Walter Scott

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THE FAIR MAID OF PERTH or ST. VALENTINES DAY By Sir Walter Scott INTRODUCTORY. The ashes here of murderd kings Beneath my footsteps sleep And yonder lies the scene of death, Where Mary learnd to weep. CAPTAIN MARJORIBANKS. Every quarter of Edinburgh has its own peculiar boast, so that the city together combines within its precincts, if you take the word of the inhabitants on the subject, as much of historical interest as of natural beauty. Our claims in behalf of the Canongate are not the ...

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