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Edinburgh Past and Present


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THE OLD TOWN: ITS REMARKABLE FEATURES AND HISTORICAL REMINISCENCES, INCLUDING A GLANCE AT THE CELEBRITIES OF THE CITY. BY THE REV. GEORGE GILFILLAN. IN a former chapter we described Edinburgh in a general way-in its tod memble and bold outstanding aspects. We come now to speak of some of the remarkable features of the Old Town, its picturesque points and historical reminiscences, including a glance at some of the cdebrities of the city. RIDDLE'S COVRT. It is told of George Crabbe the poet, -that whiIe admiring the New Town he geatiypreferred the Old. The one he would have been content with worshipping afar 06 but he delighted to explore and lose himself in the I
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