"Most men, when drawn to speak about themselves,
Are moved by little and little to say more
Than they first dream'd; until at last they blush
And can but hope to find secret excuse
in the self-knowledge of their auditors."
WALTER SCOTT'S Old Play.
IN TWO VOLUMES. VOL. II.
NEW YORK: HARPER & BROTHERS, PUBLISHERS, 329 & 331 PEARL STREET, FRANKLIN SQUARE. 1855.