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Waverley

[wey-ver-lee] /ˈweɪ vər li/
noun
1.
a city in New South Wales, SE Australia, near Sydney.
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  • You might as well publish an abridgement of Waverley or Ivanhoe.

  • Nothing at first could seem to be a greater contrast with Waverley than this tale.

    Sir Walter Scott George Saintsbury
  • But as a historical novel, it is a far greater one than Waverley.

    Sir Walter Scott George Saintsbury
  • It is all because the world has changed a good deal since Waverley's time.

    Barrington Charles James Lever
  • His only fault with that of Waverley was that so far he had done so little.

    Red Cap Tales Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • Instantly Waverley turned his horse, and rode straight up to Fergus.

    Red Cap Tales Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • It was quite impossible for Waverley to break through to their assistance.

    Red Cap Tales Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • At last it seemed to Waverley as if he had reached a place of rest and safety.

    Red Cap Tales Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • Frequent mention is made of Heber in the notes to the Waverley novels.

    The Book-Hunter in London William Roberts
  • He liked Waverley, yet the thought of the other's peril did not sway him for a moment.

    The Grell Mystery Frank Froest

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