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Page 355 - I have seen the walls of Balclutha, but they were desolate. The fire had resounded in the halls : and the voice of the people is heard no more. The stream of Clutha was removed from its place by the fall of the walls. The thistle shook there its lonely head ; the moss whistled to the wind. The fox looked out from the windows, the rank grass of the wall waved round its head. Desolate is the dwelling of Moina, silence is in the house of her fathers.
Page 136 - He left the name, at which the world grew pale, To point a moral, or adorn a tale.
Page 350 - I look upon all the world as my parish ; thus far I mean, that in whatever part of it I am, I judge it meet, right, and my bounden duty, to declare unto all, that are willing to hear, the glad tidings of salvation.
Page 98 - ... me to the scaffold. My blood was to have been the cement of a new alliance, nor could my innocence be any security, after it had once been demanded from abroad, and resolved on at home, that it was necessary to cut me off.
Page 14 - This opinion however, not availing in oppofition to that of the majority of the Bench, the prifoners were remanded ; in confequence of which, they moved for a writ of error, to bring the matter before the Lords. As this, agreeably...
Page 3 - I will only add this, if you do in good earnest desire to see England hold the balance of Europe, and to be indeed at the head of the Protestant interest, it will appear by your right improving the present opportunity."* His speech elicited applause.
Page 151 - Spain had accepted the conditions stipulated in the quadruple alliance ; for it was there expressly said, that his majesty, the king of Great Britain did not seek to aggrandize himself by any new acquisitions, but was rather inclined to sacrifice something of his own to procure the general quiet and tranquillity of Europe.
Page 204 - ... an infatuation not to be accounted for* — Your own intereft and welfare call upon you to defend yourfelves. — I...
Page 206 - Jerufalem ; infomuch as that field is called, in their proper tongue, Aceldama, that is to fay, the field of blood. For it is written in the book of Pfalms, Let his habitation be defolate, and let no man dwell therein ; and, His bifhoprick let another take.