History of the Rebellions in Scotland: Under the Viscount of Dundee, and the Earl of Mar, in 1689 and 1715, Volum 1

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Constable and Company, 1829 - 332 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 255 - And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space. 11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
Pàgina 254 - Therefore the redeemed of the Lord shall return, and come with singing unto Zion ; and everlasting joy shall be upon their head : they shall obtain gladness and joy ; and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.
Pàgina 254 - Make bright the arrows; gather the shields: the LORD hath raised up the spirit of the kings of the Medes: for his device is against Babylon, to destroy it; because it is the vengeance of the LORD, the vengeance of his temple.
Pàgina 189 - MANIFESTO, by the Noblemen, Gentlemen, and others, who dutifully appear at this time in asserting the undoubted right of their lawful Sovereign James the Eighth, by the grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, and for relieving this his ancient Kingdom from the oppressions and grievances it lies under.
Pàgina 86 - I ask nothing of you, that you shall not see me do before you ; and, if any of us shall fall upon this occasion, we shall have the honour of dying in our duty, and as becomes true men of valour and conscience : and such of us as shall live and win the battle, shall have the reward of a gracious King, and the praise of all good men. In God's name, then, let us go on, and let this be your word : King James and the Church of Scotland, which God long preserve.
Pàgina 302 - He cared not to come abroad amongst us soldiers, or to see us handle our arms or do our exercise. Some said the circumstances he found us in dejected him ; I am sure the figure he made dejected us; and, had he sent us but 5000 men of good troops, and never himself come amongst us, we had done other things than we have now done...
Pàgina 249 - There's some say that we wan, Some say that they wan, Some say that nane wan at a', man ; But ae thing I'm sure, That at Sheriffmuir A battle there was, which I saw, man ; And we ran, and they ran, And they ran and we ran, And we ran, and they ran awa, man.
Pàgina 325 - God's sake, assist us, though it be with such another detachment as you sent us before, especially of horse and dragoons ; and you will crown our beginnings with a complete success, and yourself with an entire possession of your ancient hereditary kingdom of Scotland. My wounds forbid me to enlarge to your Majesty at this time, though they tell me they are not mortal. However, 1 beseech your Majesty to believe, whether I live or die, I am entirely yours— DUNDEE.
Pàgina 187 - I'll put it in execution, let my loss be what it will, that it may be an example to others. You are to tell the gentlemen that I expect them in their best accoutrements on horseback, and no excuse to be accepted of.
Pàgina 302 - His person was tall and thin, seeming to incline to be lean rather than to fill as he grows in years. His countenance was pale, yet he seems to be sanguine in his constitution, and has something of a vivacity in his eye that perhaps would have been more visible, if he had not been under dejected circumstances and surrounded with...