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It is assumed that it was Victor Alexander, as secretary of the club, who read out the minutes of the previous meeting. <br/> Material by kind permission of the XII Book Club. For further information and permission to quote this source, contact the Reading Experience Database (http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/contacts.php).

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Alexander, Victor
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&lt;p&gt;&lt;br/&gt;[...]&lt;br/&gt;&lt;br/&gt;&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;5. Francis E. Pollard then gave us an account of the life of Scott, interspersed with racy 
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&lt;p&gt;6. Alfred Rawlings, who is endeared to us among other reasons as the stormy petrel of the 
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slovenliness.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;7. Henry M. Wallis then entertained us with the later work of Scott. Speaking as one wizard of 
another he almost succeeed in making us believe that he had been Scott"s contemporary, &amp; 
under his spell we caught something of the dazzling popularity of Scott"s writings throughout 
the whole of Europe, and in particular of the cult for the Highlands and the Highlanders which 
sprang into being from his pen.&lt;/p&gt;
&lt;p&gt;8. Towards the end of the evening we heard three readings, the first from Ivanhoe by Charles 
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&lt;p&gt;All three readings held us enthralled, &amp; all three papers aroused the maximum of discussion 
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