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Kidnapped Being the Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...KIDNAPPED Being the Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751 by Robert Louis Stevens... ...KIDNAPPED Being the Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751 by Robert Louis Stevenson ... ...s Series Publication Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...eries Publication Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...nds; his acquaintance with Alan Breck Stewart and other notorious Highland Jacobites; with all that he suffered at the hands of his uncle, Ebenezer Ba... ...s account, that minded for nothing either in heaven or earth; one that, as people said, would “crack on all sail into the day of judgment;” rough, fie... ...are ye of the 53 Robert Louis Stevenson honest party?” (meaning, Was he a Jacobite? for each side, in these sort of civil broils, takes the name of h... ...” said I; and then, thinking that a man with so fine a coat must like fine people, I added for the first time, “of Shaws.” It never occurred to him to... ... to wonder what it was that sat so heavily upon the captain, when the brig rising suddenly on the top of a high swell, he pointed and cried to us to l...

...Excerpt: How he was kidnapped and cast away; his sufferings in a desert isle; his journey in the wild highlands; his acquaintance with Alan Breck Stewart and other notorious Highland Jacobites; with all that he suffered at the hands of his uncle, Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws, falsely so called Written by himself and now...

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Redgauntlet

By: Sir Walter Scott

...ssics Series Publication Redgauntlet by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...cs Series Publication Redgauntlet by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furnish... ...ty. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...thy from the world. It may be added, that the greater part of the banished Jacobites, and those of high rank and consequence, were not much within rea... ...d conduct, whether well regulated or otherwise. In the meantime that great Jacobite conspiracy, of which the insurrection of 1745-6 was but a small pa... ...you will say. He lays the blame of former inaccuracies on evil company—the people who were at the livery-stable were too seductive, I suppose—he denie... ...hich he wished to attain, by preserving me from the society of other young people, that, upon my word, I am always rather astonished how I should have... ... the collar with a black ribbon, which showed his strong and muscular neck rising from it like that of an ancient Hercules. His head was small, with a...

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Waverley or Tis Sixty Years Since

By: Sir Walter Scott

...n Waverley or ‘Tis Sixty Years Since by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...Waverley or ‘Tis Sixty Years Since by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor any- o... ... long with old-fashioned politics, and Whig and T ory, and Hanoverians and Jacobites, The truth is, I cannot promise them that this story shall be int... ...w and foolish fashion is introduced to break the natural dependence of the people upon their landlords.’ Sir Everard had done his best to correct this... ...ain sign, which, it seems, passed at that time current among the initiated Jacobites. The moment Mr. Pembroke had uttered the shibboleth, with the app... ...isaffected, and, showed little hospitality to the military guests; and the people of the town, chiefly engaged in mercantile pursuits, were not such a... ...lled; so that these enclosures presented declivities of every degree, here rising like terraces, there sinking like tan-pits. The dry-stone walls whic...

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The Black Dwarf

By: Sir Walter Scott

...Dwarf by Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Black Dwarf by Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State ... ...ssics Series Publication The Black Dwarf by Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Por- table Document file is furn... ...ty. This Por- table Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ted), must have seen more of the manners and customs of various tribes and people, than if I had sought them out by my own painful travel and bodily l... ...in the sequestered vale of the small river Manor, in Peeblesshire. The few people who had occasion to pass that way were much surprised, and some supe... ...se left that was concerned to take amends upon, and he’s a prelatist and a jacobite into the bargain—I can tell ye the country folk look for something... ...liot and he accordingly placed the stone, by their joint efforts, upon the rising wall. The Dwarf watched them with the eye of a taskmaster, and testi... ...information that a considerable force was drawn together under some of the Jacobite gentlemen in that district, and there were tidings of insurrection...

...Introduction: As I may, without vanity, presume that the name and official description prefixed to this Proem will secure it, from the sedate and reflecting part of mankind, to whom only I would be understood to address myself, such attention as is due to the sedulous instructo...

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Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency

By: The Duke of Saint Simon

...Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency By The Duke of Saint-Simon A Penn State Electronic Classics ... ...Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency By The Duke of Saint-Simon A Penn State Electronic Classics Ser... ...f Saint-Simon A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency by The Duke of Saint-Simon is... ...nic Classics Series Publication Memoirs of Louis XIV and His Court and of the Regency by The Duke of Saint-Simon is a publication of the Pennsylvania... ...e by eight months; and if the expression be allowed in speak- ing of young people, so unequal in position, friendship had united us. I made up my mind... ...cs due to various tradesfolk. He had written out false receipts from these people, and put them in his accounts. He was a little man, gentle, affable,... ...eing unfolded, he saw all the duchesses and princesses still standing; and rising in his chair, he said to Madame de Saint-Simon—”Madame, I have alrea... ...t seeing itself reduced into a province under the yoke of the English. The Jacobite party remained there; the vexation caused by this forced union had... ...doors to him. He vainly tried to force mine. But as for me I was a perfect Jacobite, and quite persuaded that it was the interest of France to give En...

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Chronicles of the Canongate

By: Sir Walter Scott

...lter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Chronicles of the Canongate by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...r Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Chronicles of the Canongate by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania Stat... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ..., and replied that the secret had now of necessity become known to so many people that I was indifferent on the subject. Lord Meadowbank was thus in- ... ..., to which many of them were committed prisoners at the period of Argyle’s rising. Their place of confinement is still called the Whigs’ Vault. Mr. T ... ... by the faithful zeal of his retainers. But as he had been a distinguished Jacobite, his family and property were exposed to the system of vindictive ... ...y their petty squabbles and mutual irritability, the laughing-stock of the people of the world. I resolved, therefore, in this respect to guard my bre... ...mily with those she entertained for the present. In fact, like many an old Jacobite, she was contented to be some- what inconsistent on the subject, c...

...Excerpt: 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 wri...

...Contents INTRODUCTION TO CHRONICLES OF THE CANONGATE. .......................................................................... 4 INTRODUCTION ........................................................................................................................

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A Legend of Montrose

By: Sir Walter Scott

...Walter Scott A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication A Legend of Montrose by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State ... ... Publication A Legend of Montrose by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ... for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei- ther the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...f conventicles, and was made prisoner by the insurgent Covenanters in that rising which was fol- lowed by the battle of Pentland. Sir James is a perso... ...to come. It is true, the Sergeant had his inconsistencies. He was a steady jacobite, his father and his four uncles having been out in the forty-five;... ...s compotators some- times contrived to flatter his partialities by singing jacobite songs, and drinking confusion to Bonaparte, and the health of the ... ...domination, had fired the train, by attempting to impose upon the Scottish people church ceremonies foreign to their habits and opinions. The success ... ...allowances unchallengeable; but then, sir, they are a preceese, scrupulous people, and will allow nothing for peccadilloes. So that if a boor complain...

...Excerpt: I. Introduction to a legend of Montrose. The Legend of Montrose was written chiefly with a view to place before the reader the melancholy fate of John Lord Kilpont, eldest son of William Earl of Airth and Menteith, and the singular circumstances attendi...

...Contents I. INTRODUCTION TO A LEGEND OF MONTROSE. .............................................................. 4 II. INTRODUCTION (Supplement). ............................................................................................. 16 III. A LEGEND OF MO...

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Guy Mannering

By: Sir Walter Scott

...ics Series Publication Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ... Series Publication Guy Mannering by Sir Walter Scott is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...n predicted by the Astrologer; and thus his confi- dence, which, like most people of the period, he had freely given to the science, was riveted and c... ...prevail on her to accept so much as a single guinea. “I have heard the old people at Jedburgh say, that all Jean’s sons were condemned to die there on... ...s, or merits, as the reader may choose to rank it, that of being a staunch Jacobite. She chanced to be at Carlisle upon a fair or market- day, soon af... ...d have voted there for the Laird of Balruddery; but ye see my father was a Jacobite, and out with Kenmore, so he never took the oaths; and I ken not w... ...road had lain on the preceding evening, was excluded from the view by some rising ground, and the landscape showed a pleasing alternation of hill and ...

...Excerpt: Introduction To Guy Mannering. 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 subjec...

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Young Folks, History of England

By: Charlotte Mary Yonge

...te M. Yonge A Penn State Classics Series Publication Young Folks’ History of England by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State... ... Young Folks’ History of England by Charlotte M. Yonge is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...esar. The sol diers he led to battle were very strong, and con- quered the people wherever they went. They had no gun or gunpowder then; but they had ... ...le way off there was a country nobody knew anything about, except that the people were very fierce and savage, and that a sort of pearl was found in t... ... more of the English lands, nor break the English laws. So they were often rising up against him; and each time he had to put them down he grew more h... ...arm. The Latin word for James is Jacobus, and, therefore, they were called Jacobites. All Roman Catholics were, of course, Jacobites; and there were o... ...t his weak chest so much that he died in a few days, in the year 1702. The Jacobites were very glad to be rid of him, and used to drink the health of ...

Excerpt: Young Folks? History of England by Charlotte M. Yonge.

...Contents Young Folks? History of England ..................................... 6 CHAPTER I JULIUS CAESAR. B.C. 55 ........................................................................................ 6 CHAPTER II THE ROMANS IN BRITAIN. A.D. 41?418........

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Letters on England

By: Voltaire, 1694-1778

...n Letters on England by Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...Letters on England by Voltaire (Francois Marie Arouet) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...RS I WAS OF OPINION that the doctrine and history of so ex- traordinary a people were worthy the attention of the curious. T o acquaint myself with t... ...l do me the honour to inform me of the particulars of your religion.” “The people of thy country,” replied the Quaker, “are too full of their bows and... ...is, it deserves only to be hooted at. Methinks I see a crowd of schoolboys rising up in arms against their master, and afterwards whipped for it. Card... ...r quantity of matter com- bined with their nearness. From hence Sir Isaac, rising by de- grees to discoveries which seemed not to be formed for the hu... ...tters on England affirm Father Bourdaloue to have been a mere babbler. The Jacobites consider Mary Queen of Scots as a pious heroine, but those of an ...

...Introduction: Francois Marie Arouet, who called himself Voltaire, was the son of Francois Arouet of Poitou, who lived in Paris, had given up his office of notary two years before the birth of this his third son, and obtained some years afterwards a treasurer?s office in the Chambre des Comptes....

...Contents LETTER I.?ON THE QUAKERS .............................................................................................................................. 6 LETTER II.?ON THE QUAKERS .............................................................

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