- 318 pages
- Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Vol. 3
- John Gibson Lockhart
- 27 May 2017 John Gibson Lockhart
Excerpt From Memoirs Of The Life Of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Vol 3He Had, However, Some Taste, And He At Least Fancied Himself To Have Some Talent For Literature If And The Rise Of His Elder Brother, Who Also Had Met With No Success In His Original Profession, Was Before Him He Had Acquired In London Great Apparent Dexterity In Book Keeping And Accounts He Was Married By This Time And It Might Naturally Be Hoped, That With The Severe Lessons Of The Past, He Would Now Apply Sedulously To Any Duty That Might Be Intrusted To Him The Concern In The Canon Gate Was A Growing One, And James Ballantyne S Some What Indolent Habits Were Already Severely Tried By Its Multifarious Management The Company Offered John A Salary Of 200 A Year As Clerk And The Destitute Ex Merchant Was Too Happy To Accept The Proposal.1 About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.