History of the rebellion in Scotland in 1745,1746

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PÓgina 301 - The dead bodies of Thy servants have they given to be meat unto the fowls of the heaven, The flesh of Thy saints unto the beasts of the earth. Their blood have they shed like water round about Jerusalem ; And there was none to bury them.
PÓgina 184 - ... alive or dead. Dickson presented his blunderbuss, which was charged with slugs, threatening to blow out the brains of those who first dared to lay hands on himself or the two who accompanied him ; and by turning round continually, facing in all directions, and behaving like a lion, he soon enlarged the circle which a crowd of people had formed round them.
PÓgina 183 - Lochiel entered the lodgings assigned to him, his landlady, an old woman, threw herself at his feet, and, with uplifted hands, and tears in her eyes, supplicated him to take her life, but to spare her two little children. He asked her if she was in her senses, and told her to explain herself; when she .answered, that everybody said the Highlanders ate children, and made them their common food.
PÓgina 355 - call you a Pretender, but if you " be, I can tell you, you are the worst of your
PÓgina 488 - If I was surprised to find him there, I was still more astonished when he acquainted me with the motives which had induced him to hazard a journey to England at this juncture. The impatience of his friends who were in exile, had formed a scheme which was impracticable ; but although...
PÓgina 28 - Obrian forbid any of those who were sitting to rise ; he saluted none of us, and we only made a low bow at a distance. I chanced to be one of those who were standing when he came in, and he took his seat near me, but immediately started up again, and caused me sitt down by him upon a chest.
PÓgina 501 - Scotland, and to the occurrences which succeeded the failure of that attempt. The Prince manifested some reluctance to enter upon these topics, appearing at the same time to undergo so much mental suffering, that his guest regretted the freedom he had used in calling up the remembrance of his misfortunes. At length, however, the Prince seemed to shake off the load which oppressed him ; his eye brightened, his face assumed unwonted animation, and he entered upon the narrative of his Scottish campaigns...
PÓgina 183 - ... uplifted hands and tears in her eyes, supplicated him to take her life, but to spare her two little children. He asked her if she was in her senses, and told her to explain herself; when she answered, that every body said the Highlanders ate children, and made them their common food. Mr. Cameron having assured her that they would not injure either her, or her little children, or any person whatever, she looked at him for some moments with an air of surprise, and then opened a press, calling out...
PÓgina 95 - But if any opposition be made to us, we cannot answer for the consequences, being firmly resolved, at any rate, to enter the city ; and in that case, if any of the inhabitants are found in arms against us, they must not expect to be treated as prisoners of war.
PÓgina 149 - I, with my own money, hired a small vessel. Ill supplied with money, arms, or friends, I arrived in Scotland, attended by seven persons. I publish the King my father's declaration, and proclaim his title, with pardon in one hand, and in the other liberty of conscience, and the most solemn promises to grant whatever a free Parliament shall propose for the happiness of the people.

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