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Wilson's Tales of the Borders and Scotland, Volume XXIII

Historical, Traditionary, & Imaginative

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Author: Various Authors
Language: English
Wordcount: 78,960 / 222 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.1
LoC Category: PR
Series: Wilson's Tales
Downloads: 545
Added to site: 2004.06.30
mnybks.net#: 8107
Origin: gutenberg.org

The Dundee Advertiser says:--"Considering how attractive are these tales, whether regarded as illustrating Scottish life, or as entertaining items of romance, there can be no doubt of their continued popularity. We last read them in volumes the size of a family Bible, and we are glad to have an opportunity to renew our acquaintance with them in a form so much more handy and elegant."

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THE LAWYER'S TALES (Alexander Leighton)--LORD KAMES'S PUZZLE.
THE ORPHAN (John Mackay Wilson).
THE BURGHER'S TALES (Alexander Leighton)--THE BROWNIE OF THE WEST BOW.
GLEANINGS OF THE COVENANT (Professor Thomas Gillespie)--THE LAST SCRAP.
THE STORY OF MARY BROWN (Alexander Leighton).
TIBBY FOWLER (John Mackay Wilson).
THE CRADLE OF LOGIE (Alexander Leighton).
THE DEATH OF THE CHEVALIER DE LA BEAUTÉ (John Mackay Wilson).
THE STORY OF THE PELICAN (Alexander Leighton).
THE WIDOW'S AE SON (John Mackay Wilson).
THE LAWYER'S TALES (Alexander Leighton)--THE STORY OF MYSIE CRAIG.
THE TWIN BROTHERS (John Mackay Wilson).
THE GIRL FORGER (Alexander Leighton).
THE TWO RED SLIPPERS (Alexander Leighton).
THE FAITHFUL WIFE (Alexander Leighton).

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