Domestic Annals of Scotland from the Reformation to the Revolution, Volum 1

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W. & R. Chambers, 1858
 

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Pāgina 283 - If you can look into the seeds of time, And say, which grain will grow, and which will not, Speak then to me, who neither beg, nor fear, Your favours, nor your hate.
Pāgina 445 - I am slain !" seconding his speech with all the force he had to cast me. But being too weak, after I had defended his assault, I easily became master of him, laying him on his back ; when being upon him, I re-demanded if he would request his life, but it seemed he prized it not at so dear a rate to be beholden for it; bravely replying "he scorned * Levelling.
Pāgina 493 - Then after we had stayed there three hours or thereabouts, we might perceive the deer appear on the hills round about us (their heads making a show like a wood), which being followed close by the...
Pāgina 8 - Sir, this is a busy day with us. We cannot hear you; it is Robin Hood's Day."' The parish are gone abroad to gather for Robin Hood. I pray you let them not.
Pāgina 445 - ... each other by what means we could ; I made a thrust at my enemy, but was short ; and in drawing back my arm I received a great wound thereon, which I interpreted as a reward for my short shooting ; but...
Pāgina 492 - Lycurgus had been there, and made laws of equality; for once in the year, which is the whole month of August, and sometimes part of September, many of the nobility and gentry of the kingdom (for their pleasure) do come into these Highland countries to hunt...
Pāgina 187 - Spaniards had humbly obeyit ; therefore desirit me to rise and hear their petition with them. Up I got with diligence, and assembling the honest men of the town, came to the tolbooth ; and after consultation taken to hear them, and what answer to make, there presents us a very reverend man of big stature, and grave and stout countenance...
Pāgina 446 - Lord's sword; and had not mine with my sword interposed himself, I had been slain by those base hands; although my Lord Bruce, weltering in his blood, and past all expectation of life, conformable to all his former carriage, which was undonbtq edly noble, cried out,
Pāgina 272 - ... height that should be found thereon, how near soever they might be to one another ; by which means he made it appear that he was able, with the help of this machine alone, to kill 30,000 Turks, without the hazard of one Christian.
Pāgina 528 - ... the brain. The smoke of it is one of the wholesomest scents that is against all contagious airs, for it o'ermasters all other smells, as King James, they say, found true when, being once ahunting, a shower of rain drove him into a pigsty for shelter, where he caused a pipeful to be taken on purpose.

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