Memorials and Letters Illustrative of the Life and Times of John Graham of Claverhouse, Viscount Dundee, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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T.G. Stevenson, 1862 - Scotland - 430 pages
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Page 464 - ... thou shalt not consent unto him, nor hearken unto him; neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him ; but thou shalt surely kill him ; thine hand shall be first upon him to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people.
Page 564 - Come as the winds come, when Forests are rended, Come as the waves come, when Navies are stranded: Faster come, faster come, Faster and faster, Chief, vassal, page and groom, Tenant and master ! Fast they come, fast they come; See how they gather ! Wide waves the eagle plume Blended with heather.
Page 637 - It is probable that few even of the chiefs were disposed to leave so rich a prize for the sake of King James. Dundee himself might at that moment have been unable to persuade his followers to quit the heaps of spoil, and to complete the great work of the day; and Dundee was no more.
Page 464 - ... thou shalt not consent unto him nor hearken unto him, neither shall thine eye pity him, neither shalt thou spare, neither shalt thou conceal him. But thou shalt surely kill him : thine hand shall be first upon him, to put him to death, and afterwards the hand of all the people.
Page 703 - ... and that he had come straight to this " house of his uncle's on Sunday morning. In " the time he was making this confession the " soldiers found out a house in the hill, under " ground, that could hold a dozen of men, and...
Page 540 - The march begins in military state, And nations on his eye suspended wait; Stern Famine guards the solitary coast, And Winter barricades the realms of Frost; He comes...
Page 632 - King, your religion, and your country, against the foulest usurpation and rebellion; and having, therefore, so good a cause in your hands, I doubt not but it will inspire you with an equal courage to maintain it. For there is no proportion betwixt loyalty and treason; nor should be any betwixt the valour of good subjects and traitors.
Page 676 - Kilsyth, and her child, as perfect as the hour they were entombed. " For some weeks this circumstance was kept secret, but at last it began to be whispered in several companies, and soon excited great and general curiosity. On the 12th of June, while I was from home, great crowds assembled, and would not be denied admission.
Page 507 - Away to the hills, to the caves, to the rocks, Ere I own an usurper, I'll couch with the fox ; And tremble, false Whigs, in the midst of your glee ; You have not seen the last of my bonnet and me...
Page 637 - At the beginning of the action he had taken his place in front of his little band of cavalry. He bade them follow him, and rode forward. But it seemed to be decreed that, on that day, the Lowland Scotch should in both armies appear to disadvantage. The horse hesitated. Dundee turned round, stood up in his stirrups, and, waving his hat, invited them to come on. As he lifted his arm, his cuirass rose, and exposed the lower part of his left side. A musket ball struck him ; his horse sprang forward and...

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