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" The bull's head was in those days a token of death, say our histories; but how it hath come in use to be taken and signify, neither do they, nor any else tell us; neither is it to be found, that I remember, anywhere in history, save in this one place... "
The historie and cronicles of Scotland: from the slauchter of King James the ... - Page 338
by Robert Lindsay, Ae. James George Mackay - 1899
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 2

Labor unions - 1818
...Hebus Gestis, &cp. 286. Under the year 1447, the MS. contains an account of the eldest daughter * " The bull's head was in those days a token of death, say our historians ; but how it hath come in use so to be taken, and signify, neither do they nor any else...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 2

England - 1818
...Williame had bot ane sister quha was callit the fair maidin of galloway, and was march on Williame * " The bull's head was in those days a token of death, say our historians ; but now it hath come in use so to be taken, and signify, neither do they nor any else...
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The History of the House and Race of Douglas and Angus

David Hume - History - 1820 - 321 pages
...dinner, they compass him about with armed men, and cause present a bull's head before him on the board: the bull's head was in those days a token of death, say our histories, but how it hath come in use so to be taken, and signify, neither do they, nor any else tell us; neither is it to be found that...
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A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement, Volume 1

John Jamieson - English language - 1825 - 712 pages
...armed men, and cause present a built head before him on the boord : the bulls head was in those dayes a token of death (say our Histories), but how it hath come in use so to bee taken, and signifie, neither doe they, nor any else tell us, neither is it to be found (that...
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Notices relative to the Bannatyne club ... including critiques on some of ...

Bannatyne club - 1836
...for defence thairof the ogiluyes of angus covenit to the abbay, quhair it chansed the erle of • " The bull's head was in those days a token of death, say our historians; but how it hath come in use so to be taken, and signify, neither do they nor any else tell...
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Notices relative to the Bannatyne club, instituted in February, M.DCCC.XXIII ...

James Maidment, Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland) - 1836 - 277 pages
...for defence thairof the ogiluyes of angus covenit to the abbay, quhair it chansed the erle of • " The bull's head was in those days a token of death, say our historians; but how it hath come in use so to be taken, and signify, neither do they nor any else tell...
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Historical Tales of the Wars of Scotland, and of the Border Raids ..., Volume 3

Scotland - 1849
...dinner, they compass him about with armed men, and cause present a bull's head before him on the board. The bull's head was in those days a token of death,...histories; but how it hath come in use to be taken and signify, neither do they, nor any else tell us; neither is it to be found, that I remember, anywhere...
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The sea kings of Orkney, and other historical tales

Charles Alfred Maxwell - Orkney (Scotland) - 1870 - 436 pages
...they compass him about with armed men, and cause present a bull's head before him on the board. Tl\e bull's head was in those days a token of death, say...histories ; but how it hath come in use to be taken and signify, neither do they, nor any else tell us ; neither is it to be found, that I remember, anywhere...
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An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is ..., Volume 1

John Jamieson - English language - 1879
...armed men, and cause present a bull» head before him on the boord : the I mil* head was in those dayes a token of death (say our Histories), but how it hath come in use so to bee taken, and signifie, neither doe they, nor any else tell us, neither is it to be found (that...
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Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography ..., Volume 2

Francis Hindes Groome - Scotland - 1882
...dinner, they compass him about with armed men, and cause present a bull's head before him on the board. The bull's head was in those days a token of death,...histories ; but how it hath come in use to be taken and signify, neither do they nor any else tell us ; neither is it to be found, that I remember, anywhere...
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