The History of Scotland from the Union to the Abolition of the Abolition of the Heritable Jurisdictions in MDCCXLVII: To which is Subjoined a Review of Ecclesiastical Affairs, the Progress of Society, the State of the Arts, &c., to the Year MDCCCXXVII.

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Blackie, Fullarton & Company, 1828
 

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Pàgina 586 - For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake ; 30 Having the same conflict which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me.
Pàgina 92 - The whole counsel of God concerning all things necessary for his own glory, man's salvation, faith and life, is either expressly set down in scripture, or by good and necessary consequence may be deduced from scripture ; unto which nothing at any time is to be added, whether by new revelations of the Spirit or traditions of men.
Pàgina 447 - M'Namara returned to London, and reported the Prince's answer to the gentlemen who had employed him, they were astonished and confounded. However, they soon resolved on the measures which they were to pursue for the future, and determined no longer to serve a man who could not be persuaded to serve himself, and chose rather to endanger the lives of his best and most faithful friends, than part with an harlot, whom, as he often declared, he neither loved nor esteemed.
Pàgina 129 - Stuart is come over to claim the crown of his ancestors ; to win it, or to perish in the attempt ; Lochiel, who, my father has often told me, was our firmest friend, may stay at home, and learn from the newspapers the fate of his prince.
Pàgina 446 - M'Namara, the gentleman who was sent to him, who has a natural eloquence, and an excellent understanding, urged the most cogent reasons, and used all the arts of persuasion to induce him to part with his mistress, and even proceeded so far as to assure him, according to his instructions...
Pàgina 586 - I may hear of your state, that ye stand fast in one spirit, with one soul striving for the faith of the gospel ; and in nothing affrighted by the adversaries : which is for them an evident token of perdition, but of your salvation, and that from God ; because to you it hath been granted in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer in his behalf: having the same conflict which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me.
Pàgina 133 - Charles, by the grace of God, King of England, Scotland, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c.
Pàgina 189 - King's troops ; but the Highland garb favoured them much, as it showed their naked limbs, which were strong and muscular : that their stern countenances, and bushy uncombed hair, gave them a fierce, barbarous, and imposing aspect.
Pàgina 179 - Being now in a condition to make our way into the capital of his Majesty's ancient kingdom of Scotland, we hereby summon you to receive us, as you are in duty bound to do...
Pàgina 328 - The lieutenant (Home himself) standing by the wall of the castle, called to the volunteer, whose turn it was to come down next, not to attempt it ; for that twenty or thirty feet were broken off from the rope. Notwithstanding this warning, which he heard distinctly, he put himself upon the rope, and coming down as far as it lasted, let go his hold : his friend Douglas and the lieutenant, (who were both of them above the middle size,) as soon as they saw him upon the rope (for it was moonlight) put...

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