Waverley, by Sir Walter Scott

Table of Contents


  1. Introductory
  2. Waverley-Honour — a retrospect
  3. Education
  4. Castle-Building
  5. Choice of a profession
  6. The adieus of Waverley
  7. A Horse-Quarter in Scotland
  8. A Scottish Manor-House sixty years since
  9. More of the Manor-House and its environs
  10. Rose Bradwardine and her father
  11. The banquet
  12. Repentance and a reconciliation
  13. A more rational day than the last
  14. A discovery — Waverley becomes domesticated at Tully-Veolan
  15. A Creagh, and its consequences
  16. An unexpected ally appears
  17. The hold of a highland robber
  18. Waverley proceeds on his journey
  19. The chief and his mansion
  20. A highland feast
  21. The chieftain’s sister
  22. Highland minstrelsy
  23. Waverley continues at Glennaquoich
  24. A Stag-hunt and its consequences
  25. News from England
  26. An eclaircissement
  27. Upon the same subject
  28. A letter from Tully-Veolan
  29. Waverley’s reception in the lowlands after his highland tour
  30. Shows that the loss of a horse’s shoe may be a serious inconvenience
  31. An examination
  32. A conference and the consequence
  33. A confidant
  34. Things mend a little
  35. A volunteer sixty years since
  36. An incident
  37. Waverley is still in distress
  38. A nocturnal adventure
  39. The journey is continued
  40. An old and a new acquaintance
  41. The mystery begins to be cleared up
  42. A soldier’s dinner
  43. The Ball
  44. The March
  45. An incident gives rise to unavailing reflections
  46. The eve of battle
  47. The conflict
  48. An unexpected embarrassment
  49. The English prisoner
  50. Rather unimportant
  51. Intrigues of love and politics
  52. Intrigues of society and love
  53. Fergus a suitor
  54. ‘To one thing constant never’
  55. A brave man in sorrow
  56. Exertion
  57. The march
  58. The confusion of King Agramant’s camp
  59. A skirmish
  60. Chapter of accidents
  61. A journey to London
  62. What’s to be done next?
  63. Desolation
  64. Comparing of notes
  65. More explanation
  66. “Now is Cupid a child of conscience”
  67. “Happy’s the wooing That’s not long a doing”
  68. “To morrow? O that’s sudden!”
  69. “A darker departure is near”
  70. Dulce Domum
  71. “This is no mine ain house”
  72. A postscript which should have been a preface


  1. Fragment of a romance which was to have been entitled Thomas the Rhymer.
  2. Conclusion of Mr. Strutt’s romance of Queen-Hoo Hall.
  3. Anecdote of school days, upon which Mr. Thomas Scott proposed to found a tale of fiction.


List of Illustrations.

  1. Portrait of Sir Walter Scott
    Painted by Raeburn, Etched by Batley
  2. Tully-Veolan
    Painted by W. J. Leitch, Etched by H. W. Batley
  3. “Eh, Sirs!”
    Original Etching by George Cruickshank
  4. Waverley and Rose Bradwardine
    Etched by Ben. Damman
  5. The hold of a Highland robber
    Original Etching by R. W. Macbeth
  6. Flora MacIvor at the waterfall
    Original Etching by R. W. Macbeth
  7. Prince Charles Edward in shelter
    Etched by H. M. Raeburn
  8. Stirling Castle
    Etched by John Andrew and Son
  9. Bonnie Prince Charlie
    Painted by Pettie, Etched by Raeburn
  10. Colonel Gardiner
    Original Etching by H. Macbeth Raeburn
  11. Disbanded
    Painted by John Pettie, Etched by F. Huth
  12. Bailie MacWheeble
    Painted by J. Lauder, Etched by H. Lefort
  13. “Lady Wauverley! Ten thousand a year!”
    Etching by Cruickshank
  14. Waverley’s last visit to Flora MacIvor
    Painted by Herdman
  15. Doune Castle (from the Teith)
    Etched by John Andrew and Son
  16. Abbotsford (from the Tweed)
    Etched by D. Y. Cameron


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