The Spottiswoode Miscellany: A Collection of Original Papers and Tracts, Illustrative Chiefly of the Civil and Ecclesiastical History of Scotland, Volum 1

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James Maidment
Spottiswoode society, 1844 - 526 pÓgines
 

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PÓgina 244 - Nevertheless the people refused to obey the voice of Samuel; and they said, Nay; but we will have a king over us ; that we also may be like all the nations; and that our king may judge us, and go out before us, and fight our battles.
PÓgina 424 - above the middle size, but stoops excessively; he appears " bloated and red in the face ; his countenance heavy and " sleepy, which is attributed to his having given into excess " of drinking : but when a young man he must have been "esteemed handsome. His complexion is of the fair tint, "his eyes blue, his hair light brown, and the contour of his "face a long oval; he is by no means thin, has a noble per"son, and a graceful manner. His dress was scarlet laced
PÓgina 410 - Eighth, by the Grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c.
PÓgina 423 - I give you my word I will enter no more upon arguments of this kind with him, for he has too much wit and learning for me ; besides that, he speaks with such an air of sincerity, that I am apprehensive I should become half a Jacobite if I continued following these discoursings any longer.
PÓgina 367 - ... spectantibus seu juste spectare valentibus quomodolibet in futurum libere quiete plenarie integre honorifice bene et in pace sine...
PÓgina 421 - After we had eat and drank very heartily, the Princess told us we must go and see her son, which could not be refused. He is really a fine, promising child, and is attended by English women, mostly Protestants, which the Princess observed to us, saying that, as she believed he was to live and die...
PÓgina 416 - Such language at Rome appeared to me a jest ; I stared at the doctor, who added that the Pretender (whom he called King) had prevailed with the late Pope to grant licence for having divine service, according to the rules of the church of England, performed in his palace, for the benefit of the protestant gentlemen of his suite, his domesticks and travellers ; and that one Dr.
PÓgina 359 - Rex Scotorum omnibus probis hominibus totius terre sue clericis et laicis salutem. Sciatis nos cum avisamento autoritate et consensu carissimi consanguinei et tutoris nostri Johannis Ducis Albanie etc.
PÓgina 424 - Here is everything in the world to be found in these cards — the sun, moon, the stars ; and here, says he (throwing me a card), is the pope ; here is the devil, and, added he, there is but one of the trio wanting, and you know who that should be ! I was so amazed, so astonished, though he spoke this last in a laughing, good-humoured manner, that I did not know which way to look ; and as to a reply, I made none.
PÓgina 421 - ... common course of justice. He bemoaned the misfortune of England groaning under a load of debts, and the severest hardships contracted and imposed to support foreign interest. He lamented the...

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