History of the Rebellions in Scotland: Under the Viscount of Dundee, and the Earl of Mar, in 1689 and 1715, Volum 1

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Constable and Company, 1829 - 332 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 247 - And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space. 11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
Pàgina 246 - Therefore the redeemed of the Lord shall return, and come with singing unto Zion ; and everlasting joy shall be upon their head : they shall obtain gladness and joy ; and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.
Pàgina 246 - Make bright the arrows; gather the shields: the LORD hath raised up the spirit of the kings of the Medes: for his device is against Babylon, to destroy it; because it is the vengeance of the LORD, the vengeance of his temple.
Pàgina 189 - MANIFESTO, by the Noblemen, Gentlemen, and others, who dutifully appear at this time in asserting the undoubted right of their lawful Sovereign James the Eighth, by the grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, and for relieving this his ancient Kingdom from the oppressions and grievances it lies under.
Pàgina 186 - Ye was in the right not to come with the hundred men ye sent up to-night, when I expected four times the number. It is a pretty thing, when all the Highlands of Scotland are now rising upon their king and country's account, as I have accounts from them since they were with me, and the gentlemen of our neighbouring lowlands expecting us down to join them, that my men should be only refractory.
Pàgina 294 - His person was tall and thin, seeming to incline to be lean rather than to fill as he grows in years. His countenance was pale, yet he seems to be sanguine in his constitution, and has something of a vivacity in his eye that perhaps would have been more visible, if he had not been under dejected circumstances and surrounded with...
Pàgina 84 - It signifies little," replied the other, " what I would like ; but I recommend it to you to be prepared, or perhaps my father and his wild savages may be nearer to you before night than you would like.
Pàgina 86 - I ask nothing of you, that you shall not see me do before you ; and, if any of us shall fall upon this occasion, we shall have the honour of dying in our duty, and as becomes true men of valour and conscience : and such of us as shall live and win the battle, shall have the reward of a gracious King, and the praise of all good men. In God's name, then, let us go on, and let this be your word : King James and the Church of Scotland, which God long preserve.
Pàgina 241 - There's some say that we wan, Some say that they wan, Some say that nane wan at a', man ; But ae thing I'm sure, That at Sheriffmuir A battle there was, which I saw, man ; And we ran, and they ran, And they ran and we ran, And we ran, and they ran awa, man.