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A TALE OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.
BY THE AUTHOR OF "WAVERLEY."
Master, go on; and I will follow thee,
To the last gasp, with truth and loyalty.
As You Like it.
IN THREE VOLUMES.
PRINTED FOR ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND CO. EDINBURGH;
AND HURST, ROBINSON, AND CO.
DARSIE LATIMER TO ALAN FAIRFORD.
CUR me exanimas querelis tuis ?—In plain English, Why do you deafen me with your croaking? The disconsolate tone in which you bade me farewell at Noble-House, and mounted your miserable hack to return to your law-drudgery, still sounds in my ears. It seemed to say, "Happy dog! you can ramble at pleasure over hill and dale, pursue every object of curiosity that presents itself, and relinquish the chase when it loses interest; while I, your senior and your better, must, in this brilliant season, return to my nar row chamber and my musty books."