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Sir Walter Scott as a judge

John Chisholm

Sir Walter Scott as a judge

his decisions in the Sheriff Court of Selkirk

by John Chisholm

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Published by W. Green & son, limited in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland.
    • Subjects:
    • Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832 -- Career in law,
    • Law -- Scotland,
    • Judicial opinions -- Scotland

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John Chisholm.
      ContributionsScotland. Sheriff Court (Selkirkshire)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 221 p.
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6617073M
      LC Control Number19009907
      OCLC/WorldCa2948472

      Ivanhoe, historical romance by Sir Walter Scott, published in It concerns the life of Sir Wilfred of Ivanhoe, a fictional Saxon knight. Despite the criticism it received because of its historical inaccuracies, the novel was one of Scott’s most popular works. Ivanhoe, a chivalrous knight.   Walter Scott, the wrecker of culture—the man who substitutes mushy illusion for sober reason. Walter Scott, the man who left a whole generation of Southerners thinking about the idyllic life and plantation agriculture, with its natural order of aristocracy and slavery. Walter Scott, the enemy of modernity, of technology and democracy.

      With his father's support, Scott soon resolved to aim for the Bar. After attending lectures in Moral Philosophy and Universal History (see School and University) in , he enrolled in a Scots Law class at Edinburgh University in His lecturer was David Hume, nephew of the philosopher and the major writer on criminal law in Scotland during the late Enlightenment period.   Ivanhoe Sir Walter SCOTT ( - ) Follows the fortunes of the son of a noble Saxon family in Norman England as he woos his lady, disobeys .

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