Annals of Aberdeen, from the Reign of King William the Lion ...: With an Account of the City, Cathedral, and University of Old Aberdeen ...

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Longman, 1818
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Page 367 - ... barbarity. His history is written with elegance and vigour, but his fabulousness and credulity are justly blamed. His fabulousness, if he was the author of the fictions, is a fault for which no apology can be made ; but his credulity may be excused in an age when all men were credulous.
Page 404 - ... appointed to reprove him for a behaviour so unbecoming a Covenanted monarch. The spokesman of the committee, one Douglas, began with a severe aspect, informed the king that great scandal had been given to the godly, enlarged on the heinous nature of sin, and concluded with exhorting his majesty, whenever he was disposed to amuse himself, to be more careful, for the future, in shutting the windows. This delicacy, so unusual to the place and to the character of the man, was remarked by the king,...
Page 420 - Beatorum Petri et Pauli, apostolorum eius, se nouerit incursurum. Datum Rome, apud Sanctum Petrum, anno incarnationis Dominice millesimo quingentesimo decimoseptimo, idus februarii, pontificatus nostri anno quinto.
Page 140 - Lennox came to the conclusion that he was a man who had seen a good deal of the world, and had been acquainted with several phases of life of a more or less curious kind.
Page 469 - ... spectare valentibus quomodolibet in futurum libere quiete plenarie integre honorifice bene et in pace Sine aliquo...
Page 199 - They were sent to him in a box of curious workmanship, and he regarded them as so valuable an acquisition as to be worthy of the acceptance of the Empress of Russia, to whom he afterwards presented them.
Page 435 - IN QUORUM OMNIUM ET SINGULORUM FIDEM et testimonium premissorum presentes literas siue presens...
Page 350 - March 8tb, 1803. During his life he testified his affection to his native City By founding and amply endowing AN HOSPITAL, For Ten Old Women, Daughters and Widows of Burgesses, Or of Gentlemen, in Old Aberdeen; And also, in gratitude to the University and Marischal College, Where he was educated, He bestowed 2000, in the three per Cent. Stocks, For maintaining and educating Six Young Men. ' Conscientia bene acta vitae, multorumque Benefactorum recordalio jucwulistiina est.
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