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Sabbath Morning Walk-Country Church-The Old

Preacher-The Interval of Worship_Conversation in the

Church-yard-Going Home from Church-Sabbath Eve-

ning . . . . . . . . . . . 244

CHAPTER XVII.

Lochleven-Escape of Queen Mary from Lochleven Castle

-Michael Bruce--Sketch of his LifeBoyhood-Col-

lege Life - Poetry _'Lochleven' - Sickness — Ode to

Spring'-Death-Ode to the Cuckoo' . . . 260

CHAPTER XVIII.

Dunfermline-Ruins of the Abbey-Grave of Robert Bruce

-Malcolm Canmore's Palace William Henryson, the

poet-William Dunbar-Stirling Castle-Views from its

Sunmit-City of Stirling-George Buchanan and Dr. Ar-

thur Johnston-Falkirk-Linlithgow-Story of the Cap-

ture of Linlithgow Castle—Spirit of War-Arrival in

Edinburgh ... . . . . . . 284

CHAPTER XIX.

Journey to Peebles—Characters-Conversation on Politics-

Scottish Peasantry - Peebles - Christ's Kirk on the

Green'-A Legend-An old Church-The Banks of the

Tweed-Its ancient CastlesThe Alarm Fire-Excursion

to the Vales of Ettrick and Yarrow-Stream of Yarrow

-St. Mary's Lake and Dryhope Tower—The Dowie

Dens of Yarrow-Growth of Poetry–Ballads and Poems

on Yarrow by Hamilton, Logan and Wordsworth . . 295

CHAPTER XX.

Hamlet and Church-yard of Ettrick-Monument to Thomas

Boston-Birth-place of the Ettrick Shepherd-Altrieve

Cottage-Biographical Sketch of the Ettrick Shepherd

The Town of Selkirk-Monument to Sir Walter Scott

Battle-field of Philiphaugh . . . . . . 319

CHAPTER XXI.

Return to the Banks of the Tweed --Abbotsford—The

Study-Biographical Sketch of Sir Walter Scott-His

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