- 340 pages
- Darien or the Merchant Prince, Vol. 1 of 3
- Eliot Warburton
- 23 September 2018 Eliot Warburton
Excerpt From Darien Or The Merchant Prince, Vol 1 Of 3 A Historical RomanceA Less Interesting Incident Than This Would Have Served For An Introduction To A Scot S Hospitality In Any Part Of The World, Much Upon His Native Mountain, In The Sight Of His Home Before Long I Was Seated In The Cottage, My Large Trout Smok Ing On A Pewter Platter, Anked By A Dish Of Broiled Grouse, And A Bowl Of Mealy Potatoes, That Tipperary Might Envy We Applied Ourselves To These Dishes With So Exemplary An Appetite That We Talked But Little After A While, However, The Eatables Were Transferred To An Old Crone, Who Lived In A Sort Of Back Kitchen, And Formed My New Friend S Sole Establishment Then With A Gusto, In Itself A Provocative To Thirst, In Scotland Salmon Are Fish Par Excellence The Inferior Members Of The Salmon Tribe Are Merely Trout, Sac.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.