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Page xvii - O let not our sins now cry against us for vengeance ; but hear us, thy poor servants, begging mercy and imploring thy help, and that thou wouldest be a defence unto us against the face of the enemy. Make it appear that thou art our Saviour and mighty Deliverer, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.
Page iii - WILLIAM GOTT, ESQ. ROBERT GRAHAM, ESQ. LORD GRAY. RIGHT HON. THOMAS GRENVILLE. THE EARL OF HADDINGTON. 40 THE DUKE OF HAMILTON AND BRANDON.
Page iv - THE EARL OF KINNOULL. DAVID LAING, ESQ. [SECRETARY.] THE EARL OF LAUDERDALE, KT THE REV. JOHN LEE, DD ALEXANDER WELLESLEY LEITH, ESQ.
Page xvii - Stir up thy strength, O Lord, and come and help us; for thou givest not alway the battle to the strong, but canst save by many or by few. O let not our sins now cry against us for vengeance; but hear us thy poor servants begging mercy, and imploring thy help, and that thou wouldest...
Page 28 - Dundee ufually aflured his Highland Chiefs of Clans, that he was fure of the dragoons, but that it was not yet time to call them, being more ufeful to him where they were ; that he faw him read letters from his Lady to the fame purpofe, naming particularly the forementioned officers, together with one Lieutenant Murray of the fame regiment, a young debauched fellow, but one of the aéliveft inftruments in that plot.
Page 60 - ... alter his refolution with thofe few men till he had conducted them into a place of fecurity, notwithftanding he was very well fatisfied of the truth of what they alledged. The reafon of the refolutions was, that he apprehended more the purfuit of Dundee (whom he knew not to have been killed) with his horfe, than that of the Highlanders, whom he knew to be fo greedy of plunder that their general would not get them that night to purfue us ; therefor he refolved to keep the moft inacceffible ground...
Page 303 - Cardrofs to be Colonell and Captain of one troop, Robert Jackfon to be Lieutenant Colonell and Captain of another troop, and Patrick Home of Polwart, to be Captain of the third troop, and Guthrie to be Major without any troop. 13. You are to modell three troops of horfe to be commanded by the Earle of Eglingtoun, the...
Page 57 - Highlanders, he turned about to fee how matters flood, and found that all his left had given way, and got down the hill which was behind our line, ranged a little above the brow thereof, fo that in the twinkling of an eye in a manner, our men, as well as the ennemy, were out of fight, being got doun pall mall to the river where our baggage flood. At which fad fpectacle it may be eafily judged how he was furprized, to fee at firft view himfelf alone upon the field...