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Two Drovers


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Sir Walter Scott (1771—1832) poet and novelist

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A short story by Sir W. Scott, one of the Chronicles of the Canongate, published 1827.

It tells of the conflict between two drovers, the Highlander Robin Oig M'Combich and the Yorkshireman Henry Wakefield. Wakefield insults Robin's patriotism and picks a fight: Robin kills Wakefield, then surrenders himself to justice.

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