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Scott, Sir Walter
(b. Edinburgh, August 15th, 1771; d. Abbotsford, September 21st, 1832). Translation of Bürgers Ballads (1796); a version of Goethes Goetz von Berlichingen (1799); The Eve of St. John, Glenfinlas, and The Grey Brothers (1800); The Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border (18023); The Lay of the Last Minstrel (1805); Ballads and Lyrical Pieces (1806); Marmion (1808); The Lady of the Lake (1810); The Vision of Don Roderick (1811); Rokeby (1812); The Bridal of Triermain (1813); Waverley (1814); The Lord of the Isles (1815); The Field of Waterloo (1815); Guy Mannering (1815); Pauls Letters to his Kinsfolk (1815); The Antiquary (1816); Old Mortality (1816); The Black Dwarf (1816); Harold the Dauntless (1817); Rob Roy (1817); The Heart of Midlothian (1818); The Bride of Lammermoor (1819); The Legend of Montrose (1819); Ivanhoe (1819); The Monastery (1820); The Abbot (1820); Kenilworth (1821); The Pirate (1821); The Fortunes of Nigel (1822); Halidon Hill (1822); Peveril of the Peak (1822); Quentin Durward (1823); St. Ronans Well (1823); Redgauntlet (1824); The Betrothed (1825); The Talisman (1825); Lives of the Novelists (1825); Woodstock (1826); The Life of Napoleon (1827); The Two Drovers (1827); The Highland Widow (1827); The Surgeons Daughter (1827); Tales of a Grandfather (182730); The Fair Maid of Perth (1828);
Anne of Geierstein (1829); Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft (1830); a History of Scotland (182930); The Doom of Devorgoil (1830); Auchindrane (1830); Count Robert of Paris (1831); and Castle Dangerous (1831); besides editions of Dryden (1808), Swift (1814), Strutts Queenhoo Hall (1808), Carletons Memoirs of the War of the Spanish Succession (1808); Memoirs of the Earl of Monmouth (1808); Original Memoirs written during the Great Civil Wars, The State Papers and Letters of Sir Ralph Sadler (1809); The Somers Tracts (180915), and Pauls Letters to his Kinsfolk (1815); Border Antiquities of Scotland (1818); Letters of Malachi Malagrowther (1826); and Sir Tristram, a romance (1804). For Biography, see Life by Lockhart (183739), Gilfillan (1870), Rossetti (1870), Chambers (1871), Hutton (1878), and Yonge, etc. See Hazlitts Spirit of the Age, Jeffreys Essays, Kebles Occasional Papers, Carlyles Essays, Seniors Essays on Fiction, Massons Novelists and their Styles, Jeaffresons Novels and Novelists, Taines English Literature, Stephens Hours in a Library, Mortimer Collinss Introduction to the Miniature Edition of the Poems, and F. T. Palgraves preface to the Globe Edition. See also Scott Dictionary, by Mary Rogers, New York (1879), and Cannings Philosophy of the Waverley Novels.