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Walter Scott
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Scottish poet and author of historical novels such as Ivanhoe, and Rob Roy (1771-1832)
  • "But Sir Walter Scott—I suppose Mr. Lydgate knows him," said young Plymdale, a little cheered by this advantage.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (47% in)
  • "It is by the author of 'Waverley': that is Sir Walter Scott.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (93% in)
  • They numbered scarce eight summers when a name Rose on their souls and stirred such motions there As thrill the buds and shape their hidden frame At penetration of the quickening air: His name who told of loyal Evan Dhu, Of quaint Bradwardine, and Vich Ian Vor, Making the little world their childhood knew Large with a land of mountain lake and scaur, And larger yet with wonder love belief Toward Walter Scott who living far away Sent them this wealth of joy and noble grief.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (34% in)

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