The Celtic magazine, conducted by A. Mackenzie and A. MacGregor, Volum 9

Alexander Mackenzie

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Pàgina 412 - The mistress and servants of each family take a sheaf of oats and dress it up in women's apparel, put it in a large basket, and lay a wooden club by it, and this they call Briid's Bed : and then the mistress and servants cry three times, Briid is come, Briid is welcome.
Pàgina 411 - ... particular being, the supposed preserver of their flocks and herds, or to some particular animal, the real destroyer of them : each person then turns his face to the fire, breaks off a knob, and flinging it over his shoulders, says, ' This I give to thee, preserve thou my horses ; this to thee, preserve thou my sheep ; and so on.
Pàgina 230 - I am very much obliged to you for the kind way in which you have responded to the toast of Celtic Literature, as well as for your reception of the name of the Celtic Magazine and the looming ''Scottish Highlander...
Pàgina 260 - Where falls not hail, or rain, or any snow, Nor ever wind blows loudly; but it lies Deep-meadow'd, happy, fair with orchard-lawns And bowery hollows crown'd with summer sea, Where I will heal me of my grievous wound.
Pàgina 529 - Wallace's undaunted heart; Who dared to nobly stem tyrannic pride, Or nobly die, the second glorious part, (The patriot's God peculiarly thou art, His friend, inspirer, guardian, and reward!) O, never, never Scotia's realm desert ; But still the patriot and the patriot bard In bright succession raise, her ornament and guard!
Pàgina 71 - The demand for labour increases with the increase of stock, whatever be its profits ; and after these are diminished, stock may not only continue to increase, but to increase much faster than before. It is with, industrious nations, who are advancing in the acquisition of riches, as with industrious individuals. ^ great stock, though with small profits, generally increases faster than a small stock with great profits.
Pàgina 131 - Both ground- rents and the ordinary rent of land are a species of revenue which the owner, in many cases, enjoys without any care or attention of his own. Though a part of this revenue should be taken from him in order to defray the expences of the state, no discouragement will thereby be given to any sort of industry.
Pàgina 260 - For so the whole round earth is every way Bound by gold chains about the feet of God.
Pàgina 384 - Highness's army are gone home since the battle of Falkirk ; and notwithstanding all the endeavours of the commanders of the different corps, they find that this evil is increasing hourly, and not in their power to prevent. And as we are afraid Stirling Castle cannot be taken so soon as was expected, if the enemy should march before it fall into your Royal Highness's hands, we can foresee nothing but utter destruction to the few that will remain, considering the inequality of our numbers to that of...
Pàgina 71 - According, therefore, as the usual market rate of interest varies in any country, we may be assured that the ordinary profits of stock must vary with it, must sink as it sinks, and rise as it rises. The progress of interest, therefore, may lead us to form some notion of the progress of profit.

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