The History of Scotland: From Agricola's Invasion to the Extinction of the Last Jacobite Insurrection, Band 5

W. Blackwood, 1873 - 100 Seiten

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Seite 364 - Queen which had been bestowed on his garments, such as wine, cream, jelly, beverage, cakes, spices and other good matters. The entertainment and show went forward, and most of the presenters went backward, or fell down, wine did so occupy their upper chambers. Now did appear, in rich dress, Hope, Faith and Charity; Hope did...
Seite 425 - Mass in English ; they want nothing of the Mass but the liftings. I charge you, my good...
Seite 308 - Sir, as divers times before I have told you, so now again I must tell you, there are two kings and two kingdoms in Scotland: there is King James, the head of...
Seite 375 - He was very witty, and had as many ready witty jests as any man living, at which he would not smile himself, but deliver them in a grave and serious manner.
Seite 374 - ... as being out of countenance; his beard was very thin: his tongue too large for his mouth, which ever made him...
Seite 365 - Now did Peace make entry, and strive to get foremost to the king ; but I grieve to tell how great wrath she did discover unto those of her attendants ; and, much contrary to her semblance, most rudely made war with her olive branch, and laid on the pates of those who did oppose her coming.
Seite 50 - Ballanden, his servant, holding up the other oxter (armpit) from the abbey to the parish kirk, and, by the said Richard and another servant, lifted up to the pulpit where he behoved to lean at his first entry ; but ere he had done with his sermon, he was so active and vigorous that he was like to ding the pulpit in blads (splinters) and fly out of it.
Seite 426 - God (at which words he put off his hat) for bringing him into the promised land, where religion was purely professed, where he sat among grave, learned, and reverend men, not as before elsewhere, a King without state, without honour, without order, where beardless boys would brave him to his face...
Seite 377 - Ariosto; praised my utterance, and said he had been informed of many as to my learning in the time of the queen. He asked me what I thought pure wit was made of, and whom it did best become? Whether a King should not be the best clerk in his own country; and if this land did not entertain good opinion of his learning and good wisdom? His Majesty did much press for my opinion touching the power of Satan in matter of witchcraft, and asked me with much gravity if I did not understand why the devil did...
Seite 397 - I do wonder that so brave a prince as King James should be born in so stinking a town as Edinburgh, in lowsy Scotland.

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