Memorials of the Earl of Stirling and of the House of Alexander, Τόμος 1

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W. Paterson, 1877 - 264 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 247 - Sincere, though prudent; constant, yet resign'd; Honour unchang'd, a principle profest, Fix'd to one side, but moderate to the rest: An honest courtier, yet a patriot too, Just to his prince, and to his country true, Fill'd with the sense of age, the fire of youth, A scorn...
Σελίδα 169 - The Booke of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments and other parts of divine Service for the use of the Church of Scotland.
Σελίδα 264 - God one thousand sixe hundred thirty and fower and in the tenth yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne lord Charles by the Grace of God of England Scotland Fraunee and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c.
Σελίδα 247 - Fix'd to one side, but moderate to the rest: An honest courtier, yet a patriot too, Just to his prince, and to his country true, Fill'd with the sense of age, the fire of youth, A scorn of wrangling, yet a...
Σελίδα 203 - Acres, confirmed to them and theirs for ever, under the great seal, the affixing whereof was to cost each of them but thirty pieces more, finding that the society was not...
Σελίδα 60 - Being much encouraged hereunto by Sir Ferdinando Gorge and some others of the undertakers for New England, I shew them that my countrymen would never adventure in such an enterprise unless it were as there was a New France, a New Spain, and a New England, that they might likewise have a New Scotland...
Σελίδα 52 - Scotland sent us hither, for our own, That man whose name I ever would have known To stand by mine, that most ingenious knight, My Alexander, to whom in his right I want extremely, yet in speaking thus I do but show the love that was 'twixt us, And not his numbers, which were brave and high, So like his mind was his clear poesy...
Σελίδα 55 - Though I have twice been at the doors of death, And twice found shut those gates which ever mourn, This but a light'ning is, truce ta'en to breath, For late-born sorrows augur fleet return. Amidst thy sacred cares and courtly toils, Alexis, when thou shalt hear...
Σελίδα 160 - America, and to their successors and assigns for ever, all that part of America, lying and being in breadth, from forty degrees of northerly latitude from the equinoctial line, to forty-eight degrees of the said northerly latitude inclusively, and in length, of and within all the breadth aforesaid, throughout the main lands from sea to sea...
Σελίδα 54 - I received your last letter, with the Psalm you sent ; which I think very well done. I had done the same long before it came ; but He prefers his own to all else, though ;.<rchance, when you see it, you will think it the worst of the three. No man must meddle with that subject ; and therefore I advise you to take no more pains therein...

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