An Exposure of the Spy System Pursued in Glasgow, During the Years 1816-17-18-19 and 20: With Copies of the Original Letters, &c., of Andrew Hardie, who was Executed for High Treason at Stirling, in September, 1820
Muir, Gowans & Company, 1833 - 242 Seiten
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Seite 111 - For Freedom's battle once begun, Bequeathed by bleeding Sire to Son, Though baffled oft is ever won.
Seite 207 - I'm weary of conjectures : — this must end them. [Laying his hand on his sword. Thus am I doubly armed : my death and life, My bane and antidote, are both before me. This in a moment brings me to an end; But this informs me I shall never die. The soul, secured in her existence, smiles At the drawn dagger, and defies its point.
Seite 66 - The noise subsided, and he was asked if he had anything to say why sentence of death should not be passed upon him.
Seite 191 - Where through the long-drawn aisle and fretted vault The pealing anthem swells the note of praise. Can storied urn or animated bust Back to its mansion call the fleeting breath? Can honour's voice provoke the silent dust, Or flattery soothe the dull cold ear of death?
Seite 191 - Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave. Await alike the inevitable hour: The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
Seite 224 - Watch therefore, for ye know neither the day nor the hour when the Son of man cometh.
Seite 127 - But there is yet a liberty, unsung By poets, and by senators unpraised, Which monarchs cannot grant, nor all the powers Of earth and hell confederate take away : A liberty, which persecution, fraud, Oppression, prisons, have no power to bind ; Which whoso tastes can be enslaved no more.
Seite 27 - ... that every person who shall, in any manner or form whatsoever, administer, or cause to be administered, or be aiding or assisting at the administering of any oath or engagement, purporting or intending to bind the person taking the same to commit any treason or murder, or any felony, punishable by law with death...
Seite 29 - June ; and in the report of the Secret Committee of the House of Lords on the...