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Red Cap Tales

Stolen from the Treasure Chest of the Wizard of the North

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Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 86,782 / 253 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.7
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 536
Added to site: 2007.09.18 18273

fession. Be brave like them, but not rash. Remember you are the last of the Waverleys and the hope of the house. Keep no company with gamblers, with rakes, or with Whigs. Do your duty to God, to the Church of England, and--" He was going to say "to the King," when he remembered that by his father's wish Edward was going to fight the battles of King George. So the old Jacobite finished off rather lamely by repeating, "to the Church of England and all constituted authorities!"

Then the old man, not trusting himself to say more, broke off abruptly and went down to the stables to choose the horses which were to carry Edward to the north. Finally, he delivered into the hands of his nephew an important letter addressed as follows:--

"To Cosmo Comyne Bradwardine, Esquire of Bradwardine, at his principal mansion of Tully-Veolan in Perthshire, North Britain,--These.--"

For that was the dignified way in which men of rank directed their letters in those days.

The leave-taking of Mr.



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