Wallace. James the First of Scotland. The British brothers

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Edmonston and Douglas, 1868
 

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Page 240 - Calater, he chanced to meet his deposed brother, wandering in a mean condition ; who had been long in vain beyond the seas, importuning foreign aids to his restorement; and was now, in a poor habit, with only ten followers, privately returned to find subsistence among his secret friends. At the unexpected sight of him, Elidure himself also then but thinly accompanied, runs to him with open arms ; and, after many dear and sincere welcomings, conveys him to the city Alclud ; there hides him in his...
Page 239 - Elidure, the next brother, surnamed the Pious, was set up in his place: a mind so noble, and so moderate, as almost is incredible to have been ever found. For, having held the sceptre five years, hunting one day in the forest of Calater, he chanced to meet his deposed brother, wandering in...
Page 240 - Whom after reconciliation made on all sides, he leads to York : and from his own Head, places the Crown on the Head of his Brother, who thenceforth, Vice itself dissolving in him, and forgetting her firmest hold with the admiration of a deed so Heroic, became a true converted man : rul'd...
Page 5 - Wallace on what in the earlier part of his career is known to have been...

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