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" ... inviolable, and to deliver up the succession peaceably to his Tanist, and then hath a wand delivered unto him by some whose proper office that is... "
The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ... - Page 433
by Edward Cave, John Nichols - 1865
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The Works of Walter Scott, Esq: Rokley; a poem

Sir Walter Scott - Poetry - 1813
...rites ? '• Jren. They use to place him that shall be their captaine upon a stone, always reserved to that purpose, and placed commonly upon a hill. In...the measure of their first captaine's foot ; whereon hee standing, receives an oath to preserve all the ancient former customes of the countrey inviolable,...
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Rokeby;: a poem

Sir Walter Scott - Marston Moor, Battle of, England, 1644 - 1813 - 333 pages
...always reserved to that purpose, and placed commonly upon a hill. In some of which I have seen form5 ed and engraven a foot, which they say was the measure of their first captaine's foot ; whereon hee standing, receives an oath to preserve all the auncient former customes of the countrey inviolable,...
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Bibliotheca Ms. Stowensis: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the ...

Charles O'Conor, John Stow - Manuscripts - 1818
...diguitatis insigne, hejns virga; candoreni rectitudioemque moribus referre memento," &c. p. 316. " some of which I have seen formed and engraven a foot, which they say was the measure of " their first Captaines foot, whereon he standing receives an oath to preserve all the ancient former " customes...
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The poetical works of Walter Scott, esq, Volume 5

Sir Walter Scott - History - 1818
...that shall he their captaine npon a stone, always reserved to that pnrpose, and placed commonly npon a hill. In some of which I have seen formed and engraven a foot, which they say was the measnre of their first captained foot; whereon hee standing, receives an oath to preserve all the anncient...
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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 3

Parishes - 1819
...their captaine upon a stone, always reserved to that purpose, and placed commonly upou * hill ; in *ome of which I have seen formed and engraven a foot, which they say was the measure of their first captain's foot ; whereon her standing, receives an oath to preserve all the anocient former casloou...
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Survey of Tullaroan, or Grace's Parish, in the cantred of Grace's Country ...

William Shaw Mason - Tullaroan (Ireland : Parish) - 1819 - 160 pages
...a stone, always reserved to that purpose, and placed commonly upon a bill ; in some of which I hare seen formed and engraven a foot, which they say was the measure of their Г.Ы captain's foot ; whereon bee standing, receives an oath to preserve all the auocient former custom«...
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The poetical works of Walter Scott

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1820
...rites ? " Iren. They use to place him that shall be their captaine upon a stone, always reserved to that purpose, and placed commonly upon a hill. In...the measure of their first captaine's foot ; whereon hee standing, receives an oath to preserve all the auncient former customes of the countrey inviolable,...
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The poetical works of sir Walter Scott

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1823
...rites ? " Iren. They use to place him that shall be their captaine upon a stone, always reserved to that purpose, and placed commonly upon a hilL In some...the measure of their first captaine's foot ; whereon hee standing, receives an oath to preserve all the auncient former customes of the countrey inviolable,...
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The poetical works of Sir Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott - Literary Criticism - 1831 - 490 pages
...shall be (heir captaine upon a slonc, always reserved lo tlut purpose, and placed commonly upon a bill. In some- of which I have seen formed and engraven a foot, wliirti they say was tbe measure of their first captaine's foot; whereupon hf-e standing, receives...
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Historical and descriptive notices of the city of Cork and its vicinity

John Windele - 1839
...on which the ceremony of inaugurating the chieftains was performed. On these, he says, he found, " formed and engraven, a foot, which, they say, was the measure of their first captain's foot, whereon he, standing, received an oath, to preserve all the auncient former customs...
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