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Title: Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Volume V (of 10)
Author: John Gibson Lockhart
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MEMOIRS OF THE LIFE
SIR WALTER SCOTT
BOSTON AND NEW YORK
HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY
The Riverside Press, Cambridge
BY HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED
Progress of The Lord of the Isles. \u2014 Correspondence with Mr. Joseph Train. \ue000 Rapid completion of The Lord of the Isles. \ue001 "Refreshing the Machine." \ue002 "Six Weeks at a Christmas." \ue003 Publication of the Poem, \ue004 and of Guy Mannering. \ue005 Letters to Morritt, Terry, and John Ballantyne. \ue006 Anecdotes by James Ballantyne. \ue007 Visit to London. \ue008 Meeting with Lord Byron. \ue009 Dinners at Carlton House. 1814-1815.1
Battle of Waterloo \ue00a Letter of Sir Charles Bell. \ue00b Visit to the Continent. \ue00c Waterloo. \ue00d Letters
from Brussels and Paris. \ue00e Anecdotes of Scott at Paris. \ue00f The Duke of Wellington. \ue010 The Emperor
Alexander. \ue011 Bl\u00fccher. \ue012 Platoff \ue013 Party at Ermenonville, etc. \ue014 London. \ue015 Parting with Lord
Byron. \ue016 Scott's Sheffield Knife. \ue017 Return to Abbotsford. \ue018 Anecdotes by Mr. Skene and James
Field of Waterloo published. \ue019 Revision of Paul's Letters, etc. \ue01a Quarrel and Reconciliation with
Hogg. \ue01b Football Match at Carterhaugh. \ue01c Songs on the Banner of Buccleuch. \ue01d Dinner at
Bowhill. \ue01e Design for a Piece of Plate to the Sutors of Selkirk. — Letters to the Duke of
Buccleuch, Joanna Baillie, and Mr. Morritt. 1815.76
(p. vi) Publication of Paul's Letters to his Kinsfolk. — Guy Mannering "Terry-fied." —
Death of Major John Scott. — Letters to Thomas Scott. — Publication of The
Antiquary. — History of 1814 for the Edinburgh Annual Register. — Letters on the
History of Scotland projected. — Publication of the First Tales of my Landlord by Murray and
Blackwood. — Anecdotes by Mr. Train. — Quarterly Review on the Tales. —
Building at Abbotsford begun. — Letters to Morritt, Terry, Murray, and the Ballantynes.
Harold the Dauntless published. — Scott aspires to be a Baron of the Exchequer. —
Letter to the Duke of Buccleuch concerning Poachers, etc. — First Attack of Cramp in the
Stomach. — Letters to Morritt, Terry, and Mrs. Maclean Clephane. — Story of The
Doom of Devorgoil. — John Kemble's retirement from the Stage. — William Laidlaw
established at Kaeside. — Novel of Rob Roy projected. — Letter to Southey on the
Relief of the Poor, etc. — Letter to Lord Montagu on Hogg's Queen's Wake, and on the Death
of Frances, Lady Douglas. 1817.135
Excursion to the Lennox, Glasgow, and Drumlanrig. — Purchase of Toftfield. —
Establishment of the Ferguson Family at Huntly Burn. — Lines written in Illness. —
Visits of Washington Irving, Lady Byron, and Sir David Wilkie. — Progress of the Building at
Abbotsford. — Letters to Morritt, Terry, etc. — Conclusion of Rob Roy. 1817.173
Rob Boy published. — Negotiation concerning the Second Series of Tales of my Landlord.
— Commission to search for the (p. vii) Scottish Regalia. — Letters to the Duke of
Buccleuch, Mr. Croker, Mr. Morritt, Mr. Murray, Mr. Maturin, etc. — Correspondence on
Rural Affairs with Mr. Laidlaw, and on the Buildings at Abbotsford with Mr. Terry. — Death
of Mrs. Murray Keith and Mr. George Bullock. 1818.202
Dinner at Mr. Home Drummond's. — Scott's Edinburgh Den. — Details of his Domestic Life in Castle Street. — His Sunday Dinners. — His Evening Drives, etc. — His Conduct in the General Society of Edinburgh. — Dinners at John Ballantyne's Villa, and at James Ballantyne's in St. John Street, on the appearance of a new Novel. — Anecdotes of the Ballantynes, and of Constable. 1818.236
Publication of the Heart of Mid-Lothian. — Its Reception in Edinburgh and in England.
— Abbotsford in October. — Melrose Abbey, Dryburgh, etc. — Lion-Hunters
from America. — Tragedy of the Cherokee Lovers. — Scott's Dinner to the Selkirkshire
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