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Scotland. Illustrated and embellished with views of the world's famous places and people, being the identical discourses delivered during the past eighteen years under the title of the Stoddard lectures.

TitleScotland - John L. Stoddard's Lectures
AuthorJohn L. Stoddard
PublisherNorwood Press
Year1901
Copyright1901, John L. Stoddard
AmazonJohn L. Stoddard's Lectures 13 Volume Set
-Scotland
In Scotland Heroism and Romance go hand in hand. Its Heroism is like a mediaeval castle, still haughtily defiant of the wintry storms. Its Romance is the ivy, which covers the historic ruin with a...
-Scotland. Part 2
Shipbuilding On The Ciyde, Shipping On The Clyde. Dumbarton Castle. Wallace Statue, Aberdeen. Despite the centuries which have since elapsed, the world has not forgotten Wallace. Even this al...
-Scotland. Part 3
The Wallace Monument. The Statue Of Robert Bruce. Flagstaff Stone, Bannockburn. The Field Of Bannockburn. Ben Nevis And Ruins Of Inverlochy Castle. Scotland is so diminutive that it i...
-Scotland. Part 4
Tam O'shanter And Souter Johnny. The Tam O'shanter Inn, Ayr. Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious ! Not far away is the bridge across which the affr...
-Scotland. Part 5
The Burns Monument, Edinburgh. What wonder, then, that animated thus by poverty and pride the sympathy of Burns, in both the French and American Revolutions, was with the cause of freedom ? Once, a...
-Scotland. Part 6
Grave Of Highland Mary. Robert Burns. House Where Burns Died, Dumfries. From the birthplace of Burns, a journey of only a few hours brings the tourist into the very heart of Scotland, the reg...
-Scotland. Part 7
As a perfume doth remain In the folds where it hath lain, So the thought of you remaining Deeply folded in my brain, Will not leave me; all else leaves me, You remain. On leaving Loch Katrine and r...
-Scotland. Part 8
The Mountains Of Glencoe. Princes Street, Edinburgh. Edinburgh. Edinburgh Castle And Scotch Guards. What memories are hidden in the massive battlements of this abode of Scottish kings, lik...
-Scotland. Part 9
Sir Walter's Statue. A Scotch Piper. Now the windows are as bare and desolate as eyeless sockets, and only a few poor traces of their ornamentation still exist, where through exhaustion or capri...
-Scotland. Part 10
Abbotsford, South Front. One winter's morning, in 1826, a friend arrived at Abbots-ford and found the novelist in great mental agitation. As he approached, Sir Walter said to him: My friend, give ...
-Scotland. Part 11
Here, then, at the age of sixty-one, and attended by all his children, his gentle spirit passed away from earth; and while his family knelt around his bed, his eldest son kissed and closed his eyes. ...
-Scotland. Part 12
In Queen Mary's Country. Although Linlithgow Castle is at present nothing but a picturesque old ruin, one may yet stand within the very room (now desolate and roofless) which saw the advent of the ...
-Scotland. Part 13
It is pathetic to reflect that Mary's whole career might have been changed, if she had wedded a different kind of man; for the heart of a woman like Mary resembles a blank page on which one hand, and ...
-Scotland. Part 14
Lord Darnley's Room, Holyrood Castle. Holyrood Castle And Chapel. In The Interior Of Scotland. Courtyard, Holyrood Castle. Loch Lomond. Meeting Of Mary And Rizzio. Bothwell Castle....
-Scotland. Part 15
Mary's Bedroom. Murder Of Rizzio. The Spot Where Rizzio Was Slain. As for Mary, when all the uproar had subsided, and she had partially regained her senses, her lawless nobles told her that s...
-Scotland. Part 16
Dundrennan Abbey. What must have been the captive's suffering during those last months of suspense, when the decree of Parliament was known, and while Elizabeth still hesitated to enforce it! It is...
-Scotland. Part 17
Mary's Tomb, Westminster Abbey. A Highland Mill. The Edge Of The Atlantic. Especially conspicuous for desolate grandeur, off this western coast, are the Scotch islands called the Hebrides, th...
-Scotland. Part 18
Runic Cross, Iona. A Highland Hamlet. But, if Iona is interesting, Staffa is sublime. It is a child of Nature merely, wholly uninhabited by man, but its extraordinary natural phenomena bring tra...
-Scotland. Part 19
At length, we passed on far into the cave, and, turning, looked back toward the sea. As, motionless and speechless, I surveyed it, the thought which thrilled me to the heart was this: that Nature, hee...









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