The Marquis of Lossie

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Published: 1877
Language: English
Wordcount: 173,087 / 476 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.5
LoC Category: PR
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rman to take charge of the marquis's yacht, whence, by degrees, he had, in his helpfulness, grown indispensable to him and his daughter, and had come to live in the house of Lossie as a privileged servant. His book education, which he owed mainly to the friendship of the parish schoolmaster, although nothing marvellous, or in Scotland very peculiar, had opened for him in all directions doors of thought and inquiry, but the desire of knowledge was in his case, again through the influences of Mr Graham, subservient to an almost restless yearning after the truth of things, a passion so rare that the ordinary mind can hardly master even the fact of its existence.

The Marchioness of Lossie, as she was now called, for the family was one of the two or three in Scotland in which the title descends to an heiress, had left Lossie House almost immediately upon her father's death, under the guardianship of a certain dowager countess. Lady Bellair had taken her first to Edinburgh, and then to London. Tidings of her Mal

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2007.06.17
Suzy
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Fantastic sequel to Malcolm! Everyone needs their Malcolm! Great read! Try it with a Scottish brogue accent in your mind.


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