History of Scotland, from the earliest period to the present time


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Seite 257 - God, endeavour in our several places and callings, the preservation of the reformed religion in the Church of Scotland, in doctrine, worship, discipline and government, against our common enemies; the reformation of religion in the kingdoms of England and Ireland, in doctrine, worship, discipline and government, according to 'the Word of God, and the example of the best reformed Churches...
Seite 257 - Ireland, in doctrine, worship, discipline and government, according to the Word of God. and the example of the best reformed Churches ; and we shall endeavour to bring the Churches of God in the three kingdoms to the nearest conjunction and uniformity in religion, confession of faith, form of Church government, directory for worship and catechising, that we, and our posterity after us, may, as brethren, live in faith and love, and the Lord may delight to dwell in the midst of us.
Seite 229 - If ,you aim at a Scottish Presbytery, it agreeth as well with monarchy as God and the devil. Then Jack, and Tom, and Will, and Dick, shall meet, and at their pleasure censure me and my council, and all our proceedings ; then Will shall stand up and say, It must be thus ; then Dick shall reply, Nay, marry, but we will have it thus.
Seite 223 - An air of peeping wind. All trees and simples, great and small, That balmy leaf do bear, Than they were painted on a wall, No more they move or steir.
Seite 338 - so struck with the horror of the fact, that I put myself in deep mourning, and with the danger of my life, attended the innocent but unfortunate men to the scaffold, where they died with the most affecting protestations of their innocence. I did not stop here, for I carried the head of Captain Green to the grave ; and in a few months after, letters came from the captain for whose murder, and from the very ship for whose capture, the unfortunate men suffered, informing their friends that they were...
Seite 150 - Then looking towards the cardinal, he said, " He who in such state from that high place feedeth his eyes with my torments, within few days shall be hanged out at the same window, to be seen with as much ignominy as he now leaneth there in ,pride.
Seite 224 - So silent is the cessile air, That every cry and call, The hills and dales and forest fair Again repeats them all. The flourishes and fragrant flowers, Through Phoebus' fostering heat, Refreshed with dew and silver showers, Cast up an odour sweet.
Seite 224 - Should auld acquaintance be forgot, And never thought upon ? The flames of love extinguished, And freely past and gone ? Is thy kind heart now grown sae cauld, In that loving breast o...
Seite 176 - Majesty shall be quit of him without prejudice of your son ; and albeit that my Lord of Murray here present be little less scrupulous for a Protestant than your Grace is for a Papist, I am assured he will look through his fingers thereto, and will behold our doings, saying nothing to the same.
Seite 161 - The gentlemen, barons, earls, lords, and others, must be content to live upon their just rents, and suffer the Church to be restored to her right and liberty; that by her restitution, the poor, who heretofore, by the cruel Papists, have been spoiled and oppressed, may now receive some comfort and relaxation, that their teinds and other exactions may be clean discharged, and no more taken in time coming.

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