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subscribers and for private circulation, T.D. Morison, 1885 - Libraries - 448 pages

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Page 255 - The legend of Mary, queen of Scots, and other ancient poems; now first published from mss. of the sixteenth century. With an introduction, notes, and an appendix. [By Thomas Wenman?] London: Longman, Hurst, Rees & Orme, 1810.
Page 299 - Hell beneath, & a mighty & awful change threatened the Earth. The American War began. All its dark horrors passed before my face Across the Atlantic to France. Then the French Revolution commenc'd 10 in thick clouds, And My Angels have told me that seeing such visions I could not subsist on the Earth, But by my conjunction with Flaxman, who knows to forgive Nervous Fear.
Page 159 - The Booke of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and other parts of divine Service for the use of the Church of Scotland.
Page 253 - A Defence of the Honorable Sentence and Execution of the Queene of Scots, exempled with analogies and diverse presidents of emperors, kings and popes ; with the opinions of learned men in the...
Page 55 - History of the Civil Wars between the Houses of York and Lancaster ; the unfinished state of which he frequently laments.
Page 231 - An Argument to prove that the Tragedy of Douglas ought to be publicly burnt by the Hands of the Hangman.
Page 121 - BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER for the use of the Church of Scotland...
Page 158 - As it is necessary to discriminate between these, we shall speak of them separately. NATIONAL COVENANT. — This was a bond of union or agreement, drawn up at Edinburgh in 1638, by the leading Presbyterian ministers, and subscribed by vast numbers of persons of all ranks of life. It embodied the Confession of Faith of 1580 and 1581, subscribed by James VI. in his youth, and again...
Page 229 - Scourge ; or, a detection of the ranting prophanity and regnant impiety of stage plays, and their wicked encouragers and frequenters ; and especially against the nine prophane pagan priests, falsely called ministers of the Gospel, who countenanced the thrice-cursed tragedy called Douglas.
Page 107 - form the nucleus of a fund for the establishment and endowment of a large Public Library in Glasgow, with all the modern accessories connected herewith...

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