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Lives of Simon Lord Lovat and Duncan Forbes of Culloden: From Original Sources
John Hill Burton
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Page 329 - Of social glee, and wit humane though keen, Turning the night to day, and day to night : For him the merry bells had rung, I ween, If, in this nook of quiet, bells had ever been.
Page 7 - Know ye not that there is a prince and a great man fallen this day in Israel?
Page 295 - HERE continueth to rot The Body of FRANCIS CHARTRES, Who, with an INFLEXIBLE CONSTANCY, and INIMITABLE UNIFORMITY of Life PERSISTED, In spite of AGE and INFIRMITIES, In the Practice of EVERY HUMAN VICE, Excepting PRODIGALITY and HYPOCRISY: His insatiable AVARICE exempted him from the first, His matchless IMPUDENCE from the second.
Page 171 - Erdock, and we were forced to sit in the hill with a boisterous day, till chamberlain Drummond was so kind as to go down to the Strath, and bring wrights, and carts, and smiths, to our assistance, who dragged us to the plain, where we were forced to stay five or six hours, till there was a new axletree made; so that it was dark night before we came to Dunblaine, which is but eight miles from Castle Drummond ; and we were all much fatigued.
Page 375 - Costume in England. A HISTORY OF DRESS, from the Earliest Period until the close of the Eighteenth Century ; with a Glossary of Terms for all Articles of Use or Ornament worn about the Person. "By FW FAIRHOLT, FSA With upwards of 600 Engravings, drawn on Wood by the Author.
Page 362 - ... all the fine ladies, if you will except one or two, became passionately fond of the young adventurer, and used all their arts and industry for him in the most intemperate manner.
Page 354 - Scots officer of undoubted loyalty to be colonel of each regiment, and naming the lieutenant-colonels, majors, captains and subalterns from this list in my hand, which comprehends all the chiefs and chieftains of the disaffected clans, who are the very persons whom France and Spain will call upon...
Page 338 - Edinburgh, from enjoying any office or place of magistracy in the city of Edinburgh, or elsewhere in Great Britain...
Page 209 - King in suppressing that great Rebellion more than any one of my rank in the island of Britain. But my clan and I have been so neglected these many years past, that I have not twelve stand of arms in my country, though I thank God I could bring twelve hundred good men to the field for the King's service, if I had arms and other accoutrements for them.