Historical Geography of the Clans of Scotland

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W. & A. K. Johnston, 1899 - 179 pÓgines
 

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PÓgina 126 - I have, I will erect the royal standard, and proclaim to the people of Britain, that Charles Stuart is come over to claim the crown of his ancestors ; to win it, or...
PÓgina 108 - There's some say that we wan, some say that they wan, Some say that nane wan at a', man : But one 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.
PÓgina 58 - God for this effect: we promise and swear, by the GREAT NAME OF THE LORD OUR GOD, to continue in the profession and obedience of the...
PÓgina 75 - The Covenant which I took I own it and adhere to it. Bishops, I care not for them. I never intended to advance their interest. But when the king had granted you all your desires, and you were every one sitting under his vine and under his...
PÓgina 109 - I must not conceal, that when we saw the man whom they called our King, we found ourselves not at all animated by his presence, and if he was disappointed in us, we were tenfold more so in him. We saw nothing in him that looked like spirit. He never appeared with cheerfulness and vigour to animate us. Our men began to despise him ; some asked if he could speak.
PÓgina 90 - 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, &c. and for relieving this, his ancient kingdom, from the oppressions and grievances it lies under.
PÓgina 175 - ... levelled with earth and gravel. There were betwixt the trees, growing naturally on their own roots,, some stakes fixed in the earth, which, with the trees, were interwoven with ropes, made of heath and birch twigs...
PÓgina 90 - 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'll expect them in their best accoutrements on horseback, and no excuse to be accepted of. Go about this with all diligence, and come yourself and let me know your having done so. All this is not only as ye will "be answerable to me, but to your king and country.
PÓgina 109 - ... disappointed in us, we were tenfold more so in him. We saw nothing in him that looked like spirit. He never appeared with cheerfulness and vigour to animate us. Our men began to despise him ; some asked if he could speak. His countenance looked extremely heavy. He cared not to come abroad amongst us soldiers, or to see us handle our arms or do our exercise.
PÓgina 46 - Day of August, to wear or put on the aforesaid Garments, or any part of them, every such Person so offending, being convicted thereof by the Oath of One or more credible Witness or Witnesses before any Court of Justiciary, or any One or more Justices...

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