Ascanius; Or the Young Adventurer: Containing an Impartial History of the Rebellion in Scotland in the Years, 1745-46

J. Fraser, 1825 - 162 pàgines

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Pàgina 10 - Whitney, who was shot through the arm here, and a few months after fell nobly at the battle of Falkirk, and by Lieutenant West, a man of distinguished bravery, as also by about fifteen dragoons, who stood by him to the last. But after a faint fire, the regiment in general was seized with a panic; and though their Colonel and some other gallant officers did what they could to rally them once or twice, they at last took a precipitate flight.
Pàgina 109 - ... to get some refreshment ; however, as soon as they could, they set forwards again, lest the alarm given to the village should bring down the people upon them, which would have been the case had they staid, for they had not gone far, before they observed the people approaching to the place they had so lately quitted.
Pàgina 119 - Sir, whom you mean by the young Pretender, I do not pretend to guess ; but I can assure you it is not the fashion in Sky to lay mistress and maid in the same bed together.
Pàgina 69 - I have involved my eldest son, whose infancy and regard to his parents hurried him down the stream of rebellion — I have involved also eight innocent children, who must feel their parent's punishment before they know his guilt. Let them, my lords, be pledges to his majesty — let them be pledges to your lordships — let them be pledges to my country for mercy — let the silent eloquence of their grief and tears, let...
Pàgina 112 - O'Neil, after parting from the Prince and Miss Flora, went and met Sullivan, who was yet upon the island. About two days after the Prince and O'Noil had parted, a French cutter, having 120 men on board, went to the isle of South Uist, intending to carry off the Prince, who they were informed, was there. Sullivan went immediately on board, while...

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