Redgauntlet: A Tale of the Eighteenth Century, 第 1 巻

Archibald Constable and Company Edinburgh; and Hurst, Robinson, and Company London., 1824 - 331 ページ

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260 ページ - ... very far in tampering with dangerous matters, yet as he had refused the devil's arles (for such was the offer of meat and drink), and had refused to do homage by piping at his bidding, he hoped that, if he held a circumspect walk hereafter, Satan could take little advantage by what was come and gane. And, indeed, my gudesire, of his ain accord, lang...
255 ページ - I will delate you for a warlock to the Privy Council!
67 ページ - A hard and harsh countenance ; eyes far sunk under projecting eyebrows, which were grizzled like his hair ; a wide mouth, furnished from ear to ear with a range of unimpaired teeth of uncommon whiteness, and a size and breadth which might have become the jaws of an ogre, completed this delightful portrait.
232 ページ - Are ye come light-handed, ye son of a toom whistle ?" said Sir Robert. " Zounds ! if you are " My gudesire, with as gude a countenance as he could put on, made a leg, and placed the bag of money on the table wi' a dash, like a man that does something clever.
226 ページ - Carrifra-gawns* — and muckle to the same purpose, of whilk mair anon. The best blessing they wared on him was,
227 ページ - It's a' deserted now; and I sat on the broken door-cheek three days since, and was glad I couldna see the plight the place was in; but that's a' wide o
249 ページ - MacKenyie, who, for his worldly wit and wisdom had been to the rest as a god. And there was Claverhouse, as beautiful as when he lived...
238 ページ - ... address, and the hypocritical melancholy of the laird's reply. His grandfather, he said, had, while he spoke, his eye fixed on the rental-book, as if it were a mastiff-dog that he was afraid would spring up and bite him.) ' I wuss ye joy, sir, of the head seat, and the white loaf, and the braid lairdship.
260 ページ - if you be so much distressed in mind, you may speak to our minister of the parish; he is a douce man, regards the honour of our family, and the mair that he may look for some patronage from me.