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Page 105 - I'll strive to be at you with a stronger party ; if I do not come to you at five, you are not to tarry for me, but to fall on. This is by the king's special command, for the good and safety of the country, that these miscreants may be cut off, root and branch.
Page 166 - An act for the more effectual preserving the King's person and government, by disabling papists from sitting in either house of parliament.
Page 231 - And the Acts lately made in England and Scotland mutually for the Union of the Two Kingdoms or that the Kings or Queens of this Realm with and by the Authority of Parliament are not able to make Laws and Statutes of sufficient Force and Validity to limit and bind the Crown and the Descent Limitation Inheritance and Government thereof...
Page 232 - Do truly and sincerely acknowledge, profess, testify and declare in my conscience before God and the world that our Sovereign Lord King George is lawful and rightful King of this realm and all other his Majesty's dominions and countries thereunto belonging.
Page 105 - You are to have especial care,' that the old fox and his sons do upon no account escape your hands. You are to secure all the avenues, that no man escape. This you are to put in execution at...
Page 118 - King touching the required steps for quieting them. On the 9th January, a week before the signing of the Instructions, he writes to Livingstone : ' We have an account that Lockart and Macnaughten, Appin and Glencoe, took the benefit of the indemnity at Inverary. ... I have been with the King ; he says your Instructions shall be despatched on Monday.' This proves not merely that the King had duly considered the Instructions, but that he was aware of the precise position of Mac Ian in having virtually,...
Page 31 - She answered, That her soul was God's, and her faith she would not change, nor dissemble her opinion with contrary doings. It was said I constrained not her faith, but willed her not as a king to rule, but as a subject to obey ; and that...
Page 176 - And there is none of you but will easily believe me, who have suffered for conscience' sake, incapable of so great a villany to the prejudice of my own children, and I thank God that those who know me, know well that it is my principle to do as I would be done by, for that is the law and the prophets ; and I would rather die a thousand deaths than do the least wrong to any of my children.

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