Cargill is startled when Meg says it is believed at the Well that Clara intends to marry. He instructs Micklewhame to order a shawl for Clara from Edinburgh.
After deliberately losing a large sum, Etherington informs Mowbray that a condition attached to his uncle's legacy means that he must marry Clara. Reflecting favourably on this proposal, Mowbray decides to postpone mentioning it to his sister till after the theatricals.
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Each accused the other of breaking an agreement to keep away from the Well; they duelled, and Tyrell was wounded. Etherington urges Jekyl to come to the Well, with Mrs Binks as an inducement. Approaching Etherington, he recognises him as Valentine Bulmer, which the earl denies. Touchwood assures him of the earl's identity.
Lady Penelope raises with Cargill the question of Clara's match, but he retreats in embarrassment. Lady Penelope determines to avenge herself on the Mowbrays. Etherington disappears, leading to general frustration.
Clara agrees to see him, but only with the intention of rejecting him. The earl persuades Clara to agree to see him again, threatening to kill Tyrrel otherwise. He is rescued from a ditch by Tyrrel, whom he had assisted financially in Smyrna.
Tyrrel presents as a counter-proposal that he leave Etherington in undisturbed possession of the disputed estate provided he agrees to have no further communication with Clara. He writes off for the original documents. After investigating the workings of the office Etherington has an awkward encounter with his half-brother. He tells Jekyl he is determined to continue with his plan to marry Clara. Touchwood is now uncommunicative to Jekyl. Lady Penelope and Etherington hear the ailing Hannah Irwin confess that she was complicit in Clara's ruin.
He instructs Solmes to arrange for Hannah's removal from the locality. Mowbray loses deeply to Etherington and prepares to speak to his sister. Rejecting Touchwood's attempts to calm him, Mowbray rides off furiously. Mowbray agrees to be guided by him. Clara briefly appears and pardons her before proceeding to Tyrrel's room at the Cleikum Inn where she expires. Touchwood arrives to announce that Mowbray has killed Etherington in a duel.
Mowbray has the Well demolished.
Two-thirds of the reviewers judged Saint Ronan's Well adversely, and only two or three were really enthusiastic. There was also distress at the needlessly tragic ending at least in part the result of Scott's elimination of Clara's fall from virtue. The story was often found hackneyed, improbable, and ill-conducted. Several reviewers were disappointed when the title's suggestion of a medieval romance evaporated. But even the most severe critics mostly found at least traces of the author's characteristic virtues.
Meg Dods and Touchstone attracted general praise, and in a number of reviews the major scene between Mowbray and his sister was singled out for commendation. The novel is mentioned in Fyodor Dostoevsky 's first and unfinished novel Netochka Nezvanova , written in This article incorporates text from the revised edition of Henry Grey's A Key to the Waverley Novels , now in the public domain. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Saint Ronan's Well First edition title page. Walter Scott. Chronicles of the Canongate , 1st series " The Keepsake Stories " Morritt Robert Southey William Wordsworth.
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Saint Ronan's Well is a novel by Sir Walter Scott. It is the only novel he wrote with a 19th-century setting. Contents. 1 Composition and sources; 2 Editions; 3 Plot. St. Ronan's Wells is an attractive pavilion situated on the hillside overlooking the Leithen valley. St. Ronan's Wells is a vital part of the heritage of Innerleithen.
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