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Seite 249 - And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space. 11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
Seite 248 - Make bright the arrows; gather the shields: the LORD hath raised up the spirit of the kings of the Medes: for his device is against Babylon, to destroy it; because it is the vengeance of the LORD, the vengeance of his temple.
Seite 191 - MANIFESTO, by the Noblemen, Gentlemen, and others, who dutifully appear at this time in asserting the undoubted right of their lawful Sovereign James the Eighth, by the grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, and for relieving this his ancient Kingdom from the oppressions and grievances it lies under.
Seite 69 - ... the side of one clan, and anon by that of another : he amused them with jokes ; he flattered them with his knowledge of their genealogies ; he animated them by a recital of the deeds of their ancestors, and of the verses of their bards. It was one of his maxims that no general should fight with an irregular army, unless he was acquainted with every man he commanded. Yet, with these habits of familiarity, the severity of his discipline was dreadful : the only punishment he inflicted was death....
Seite 86 - It signifies little," replied the other, " what I would like ; but I recommend it to you to be prepared, or perhaps my father and his wild savages may be nearer to you before night than you would like.
Seite 319 - God's sake, assist us, though it be with such another detachment as you sent us before, especially of horse and dragoons ; and you will crown our beginnings with a complete success, and yourself with an entire possession of your ancient hereditary kingdom of Scotland. My wounds forbid me to enlarge to your Majesty at this time, though they tell me they are not mortal. However, 1 beseech your Majesty to believe, whether I live or die, I am entirely yours— DUNDEE.
Seite 293 - Marischal on his left, while nearly 300 gentlemen brought up the rear. He was hailed with loud and general acclamations, and, at the request of his friends, remained for an hour at the marketplace to gratify the eager affection of the people, who thronged to kiss his hands. Continuing his progress, he, on the 8th, arrived within two...
Seite 122 - We are faithful subjects to King William and Queen Mary, and enemies to their enemies ; and if you, who send these threats, shall make any hostile appearance, we will bum all that belongs to you, and otherwise chastise you as you deserve.