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PROSE WORKS

OF

SIR WALTER SCOTT.

VOL. IV.

Paul's Letters to his Rinsfolk.

Essays on Chivalry, Komance, and the Drama.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME IV.

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LETTER I.-PACL TO HIS SISTER MARGARET.

Introductory-Sea-sickness — The Flemings-Houses-Women-Dress

-Cottages.

LETTER II.-PAUL TO HIS COUSIN THE MAJOR.

Bergen-op-Zoom-British Attack-General Skerret-Night Scene.

LETTER III.-PAUL TO HIS COUSIN PETER.

Retrospect-Surrender of Paris-Bourbons Restored-Emigrants--No-

blesse-Clergy-Liberalists.

LETTER IV.-TO THE SAME,

Retrospect—The Army-Unpopularity of Louis—the Army dissatisfied-

Irritation of the French-Departure of Allied Troops--Insults offered

to Foreigners-Hostile Feelings of Government--Conspiracy in the

Army-Bonaparte's Return—The Army join him-His Arrival at Paris

-All hopes of Peace removed--Liberals join Bonaparte-The Roy-

alists.

LETTER V.-PacL TO THE MAJOR.

Promptitude of Napoleon—Military Preparations-Defeat of Murat-

Dispositions of the French Army-Artillery-Cavalry-Cuirassiers

lofantry-Bonaparte's Plan for opening the Campaign-Proposed Ad-

vance into Belgium-Self-importance of the Soldiery-Their Feuds-

The Army assembled-Bonaparte's Address.

LETTER VI.-PAUL TO THE MAJOR-IN CONTINUATION.

Campaign opens-British and Prussian Positions-Treachery of Fouché

-Bonaparte's advance-Occupation of Charleroi-Crossing of the

Sambre-Ney commands the Lest Wing-Bonaparte the Centre and

the Right-Advance of the Allied Troops Cameron's Gathering

Black Brunswickers-Brussels-Action at Quatre Bras-French oc-

cupy Le Bois du Bossu-Are repulsed by General Maitland-Post at
Quatre Bras-Charge by French Cavalry-Gallant defence of the 420

-Loss of the British-Confidence inspired by their success.

LETTER VII.-PAUL TO THE MAJOR—IN CONTINUATION.

BATTLE OF LIGNY-Bonaparte's Plan for attacking Blucher--Blucher's

Position Number of Troops on both sides- Mutual hostility of the

Prussians and the French--The two Armies join Battle-Vicissitudes

of the Contest—Storming of St Amand-Taking of Ligny-Charge of

the Imperial Guards—Charge of the French Cavalry-Blucher's Horse
shot-Repulse of the French Cavalry-Prussians retreat-Concentra- i
tion of the Prussian Army at Wavre-Loss of the Prussians--British

Army retreats-Bonaparte resolves to turn his whole Force against the

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