10 Reasons to Read The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott

Here presented are 10 reasons to read the novel The Antiquary by Sir Walter Scott:

10. The word “gaberlunzie.”

9. A grumpy old man and his “womankind.”

8. A secret marriage.

7. A secret passage.

6. A secret identity.

5. A deathbed confession and a crazy countess.

4. A buried treasure in a graveyard.

3. A duel fought with pistols.

2. A midnight funeral in a ruined abbey.

1. A nighttime rescue of persons stranded by a high tide on an oceanside cliff in a storm.