Such was the creation of Scott's Abbotsford, a real 'romance in stone and lime,' to use the Frenchman's hackneyed phrase.
A few copies of these letters were printed for the use of the Abbotsford Club.
Footnote 91: A cocklaird adjoining Abbotsford at the eastern side.
This was the simple beginning of the magnificent Abbotsford home.
His journey did him no good, and he died at Abbotsford on the 25th of November.
This may well take the form of an imaginary visit to Abbotsford.
He did not persevere in literary labours, his time becoming wholly occupied in superintending improvements at Abbotsford.
Thus Abbotsford grew, of which all the critics have talked as if its, alas!
This "new building" became in time the mansion now known as Abbotsford.
We shall be at Abbotsford on the 12th, and hope soon to see you there.