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Excerpt: “In the Highlands of Perthshire a deadly feud had existed, from time immemorial, between the Lisles of Inchavon and the Stuarts of Lochisla. In the days when the arm of the law was weak, the proprietors had often headed their kinsmen and followers in encounters with the sword, and for the last time during the memorable civil war of 1745-6. But between the heads of the families, towards the latter end of the last century, (the period when our tale commences,) although the era of feudal ideas and outrages had passed away, the spirit of transmitted hatred, proud rivalry and revenge, lurked behind, and a feeling of most cordial enmity existed between Stuart and Lisle, who were ever engaged in vexatious law-suits on the most frivolous pretences, and constantly endeavouring to cross each other''s interests and intentions,—quarrelling at public meetings,—voting on opposite sides,—prosecuting for trespasses, and opposing each other every where, ""as if the world was not wide enough for them both;"" and on one occasion a duel would have ensued but for the timely interference of the sheriff.""

GENRE
Biography
RELEASED
2021
31 July
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
627
Pages
PUBLISHER
OTB eBook publishing
SIZE
1.5
MB

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