Historical Geography of the Clans of Scotland

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

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Pàgina 50 - And there is a further provision that the names of the proprietors shall be entered in a book to be kept for that purpose by the clerk of the concern.
Pàgina 128 - 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...
Pàgina 60 - 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...
Pàgina 77 - 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...
Pàgina 111 - 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.
Pàgina 92 - 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.
Pàgina 181 - ... 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...
Pàgina 92 - 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.
Pàgina 111 - ... 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.
Pàgina 136 - But if any opposition be made to us, we cannot answer for the consequences, being firmly resolved, at any rate, to enter the city ; and in that case, if any of the inhabitants are found in arms against us, they must not expect to be treated as prisoners of war.

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