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Walter Scott:Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet, FRSE(15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. Many of his worksremain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe,Rob Roy, Old Mortality, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothianand The Bride of Lammermoor.Although primarily remembered for his extensive literary works and his political engagement, Scott was an advocate, judge and legal administrator by profession,and throughout his career combined his writing and editing work with his daily occupation as Clerk of Sessionand Sheriff-Deputeof Selkirkshire.A prominent member of the Toryestablishment in Edinburgh, Scott was an active member of the Highland Societyand served a long term as President of the Royal Society of Edinburgh(1820–32).Classicists and Romanticists-differed in their views of nature. Classicism was based on the idea that nature and