The history of Scotland, Volume 6 (Google eBook)

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Blackie, Fullarton, 1829 - Scotland
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Page 612 - For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake ; 30 Having the same conflict which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me.
Page 571 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Take all the heads of the people, and hang them up before the LORD against the sun, that the fierce anger of the LORD may be turned away from Israel. 5 And Moses said unto the judges of Israel, Slay ye every one his men that were joined unto Baal-peor.
Page 558 - This whole fabric hung, as it were, by a large tree, which reclined from the one end all along the roof to the other, and which gave it the name of the Cage, and by chance there happened to be two stones at a small distance from one another, in the side next the precipice, resembling the pillars of a chimney, where the fire was VOL.
Page 709 - Evans negligent on this important occasion, who had always been so punctual on the smallest trifles ; that I saw no other remedy than to go in person ; that if the Tower were still open when I finished my business, I would return that night ; but that he might be assured I would be with him as early in the morning, as I could gain admittance into the Tower ; and I flattered myself I should bring favourable news. Then before I shut the door, I pulled through the string of the latch, so that it could...
Page 436 - Act, Declaration, and Testimony for the doctrine, worship, discipline, and government of the Church of Scotland, agreeable to the Word of God, the Confession of Faith, the National Covenant of Scotland, and the Solemn League and Covenant of the three nations...
Page 162 - ... shall be granted before the party produces a certificate of his having received the sacrament, according to the communion of the Church of England, within the last year, and also subscribed the oaths of allegiance and supremacy.
Page 441 - He said, that by wrapping myself so close in my plaid, I would be unprepared for any sudden defence in the case of a surprise. I answered, that in such times of danger or during a war, we had a different method of using the plaid...
Page 132 - Majesty with advice aforesaid expressly declares and statutes that none of the subjects of this kingdom shall be liable to, but all and every one of them for ever free of, any oath, test or subscription within this kingdom contrary to or inconsistent with the foresaid true Protestant religion and Presbyterian Church government, worship and discipline as above established...
Page 418 - Leuconomus (beneath well-sounding Greek , I slur a name a poet must not speak) Stood pilloried on infamy's high stage, And bore the pelting scorn of half an age ; The very butt of slander, and the blot For every dart that malice ever shot.
Page 199 - 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.

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