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A TALE OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY.
BY THE AUTHOR OF “ WAVERLEY.”
Master, go on; and I will follow thee,
ds You Like it.
IN THREE VOLUMES.
AND HURST, ROBINSON, AND CO.
DARSIE LATIMER TO ALAN FAIRFORD.
Dumfries... CUR me exanimas querelis tuis ? In plain Eng. lish, 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 nara row chamber and my musty books."