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The Scots in Sweden: Being a Contribution Towards the History of the Scot Abroad
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Page 163 - Blackwell, Elizabeth:* A curious herbal, containing five hundred cuts, of the most useful plants, which are now used in the practice of physick.
Page 189 - Corinthians was founded not on " the wisdom of men," but on " the power of God,
Page 5 - Constitution, those provisions which are more significant for what they do not say than for what they do say, and which have brought the Court its most difficult problems.
Page 4 - Th. A. Fischer, The Scots in Eastern and Western Prussia (Edinburgh, 1903), but there is no mention there of the Douglas arms or of 'little Scotland'.
Page 248 - And soe Wee bid you heartily Farewell. Given at Our Court at Windsor the 11th day of June, 1679, in the Six and Twentieth yeare of Our Reigne.
Page 83 - Herr Sinclair sailed across the sea, And steered his course to Norway's strand ; Mid Gudbrand's rocks his grave found he, There were broken crowns in Sinclair's band. Herr Sinclair sailed o'er the blue wave, That he might fight for Swedish gold ; God help thee man ! thyself now save, Thou'lt fall before the Norskman bold.
Page 80 - RM in Jorgen Lunge's regiment I sent at once to Elfsborg. What has further occurred in this matter is, as already stated, all to be ascertained from their own statements, which are written down. As to what knowledge can be obtained from the letters that were found on them, we can say nothing this time, for when...
Page 143 - For ten days we marched through a deserted country without seeing a human being, passing through forests and morasses which, I think, no foot ever trod before or after us. We tasted neither bread nor meat for nearly a fortnight, living on roots, turnips, and raw cabbage-stalks. Not even our generals had bread or salt.