chapter  X
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GALLANT ACCRA IN THE BRAVE DAYS OF YORE

MEN do not expect to be admired but by their friends. Praise is the confession and acknowledgment of excellencies, it is inspired by lovable qualities, but unstinted praise that is instinctive and spontaneous when wrung from the unwilling lips of implacable foes is praise indeed. That is what in " The Lady of the Lake," Scott meant by:—