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The History of Scotland: During the Life of Queen Mary, and Until the ...
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Page 21 - If I do not the works of my Father, believe me not. But if I do, though ye believe not me, believe the works : that ye may know, and believe, that the Father is in me, and I in him.
Page 64 - The which our duty being well considered, we do promise, before the majesty of God and His Congregation, that we (by His grace) shall with all diligence continually apply our whole power, substance, and our very lives, to maintain, set forward, and establish the most blessed Word of God...
Page 447 - world is but vanity, subject to more sorrow than an ** ocean of tears can bewail. But I pray thee, report " that I die a true woman to my religion, to Scotland " and to France. May God forgive them that have " long thirsted for my blood, as the hart doth for the " brooks of water. O God, thou art the author of truth, " and truth itself. Thou knowest the inward chambers " of my thoughts ; and that I always wished the union
Page 301 - English court for the examination of this great cause were, the Duke of Norfolk, the Earl of Sussex, and Sir Ralph Sadler ; and York was named as the place of conference.
Page 433 - If I should say unto you that I mean not to grant your petition, by my faith I should say unto you more than perhaps I mean.
Page 445 - ... her, she thanked Heaven that her sufferings were now so near an end, and prayed that she might be enabled to endure what still remained with decency and with fortitude.
Page 138 - Amen, amen, I say to thee, unless a man be born again of water and the Holy Ghost, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
Page 447 - Good Melville, cease to lament; thou hast rather cause to joy than mourn; for thou shalt see the end of Mary Stuart's troubles. Know that this world is but vanity, subject to more sorrow than an ocean of tears can bewail. But, I pray thee, report that I die a true woman to my religion, to Scotland, and to France. May God forgive them that have long thirsted for my blood, as the hart doth for the brooks of water.
Page 449 - She bore without shrinking the gaze of the spectators, and the sight of the scaffold, the block, and the executioner, and advanced into the hall with that grace and majesty which she had so often displayed in her happier days, and in the palace of her fathers. To aid her as she mounted the scaffold, Paulet offered his arm. " I thank you, sir," said Mary ; " it is the last trouble I shall give you, and the most acceptable service jou have ever rendered me.
Page 447 - God, thou art the author of truth, and truth itself. Thou knowest the inward chambers of my thoughts, and that I always wished the union of England and Scotland. Commend me to my son, and tell him that I have done nothing prejudicial to the dignity or independence of his crown, or favourable to the pretended superiority of our enemies.