What aunty saw in Scotland, by mrs. Lovechild

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Стр. 105 - Moses in the cloud and in the sea; and did all eat the same spiritual meat; and did all drink the same spiritual drink, for they drank of that spiritual rock which followed them, and that rock was Christ.
Стр. 140 - Return to your friends, and tell them that we came here with no peaceful intent, but ready for battle, and determined to avenge our own wrongs and set our country free. Let your masters come and attack us ; we are ready to meet them beard to beard.
Стр. 133 - ... their chief. Superior rank, for as yet none of the nobility or barons had joined them, his uncommon courage and personal strength, and his unconquerable thirst of vengeance against the English, naturally influenced their choice, and the result proved how well it had fallen. His plans were laid with so much judgment, that in his first attacks against straggling parties of the English, he was- generally successful ; and if surprised by unexpected numbers, his superior strength and bravery, and...
Стр. 133 - He was proclaimed a traitor, banished his home, and driven to seek his safety in the wilds and fastnesses of his country. It was here that he collected by degrees a little band, composed at first of a few brave men of desperate fortunes, who had forsworn their vassalage to their lords, and refused submission to Edward, and who at first carried on that predatory warfare against the English, to which they were impelled, as well by the desire of plunder, and the necessity of subsistence, as by the love...
Стр. 28 - Crown in her lap ; and, on her return, the English general himself helped her to her horse, which she had left in the camp, as the Castle cannot be approached on horseback. Her maid followed her on foot, bearing the Sword and Sceptre concealed in hards, as they are called, that is, bundles of lint, which Mrs Granger pretended were to be spun into thread.
Стр. 131 - Alderman of Coleman Street Ward. (Ibid.) || William Wallace, or Walays, was the second son of Sir Malcolm Wallace of Ellerslie, near Paisley, a simple knight, whose family was ancient, but neither rich nor noble. After escaping from the hands of his enemies for some time, he at last fell a victim to the confidence which he reposed in a friend and countryman, and was betrayed by Sir John Menteth, a Scottish baron of high rank, and governor...
Стр. 149 - A crown of laurel was placed on his head in mockery, because he had been heard to say, that he ' deserved to wear a crown in that hall.
Стр. 130 - ... Actually, Yalta in winter is a cross that not everyone can bear. It abounds in drabness, slanders, intrigue and the most shameless calumny. . . . Your letter contains a text from the scriptures. To your complaint regarding the tutor and various failures, I will also reply quoting chapter and verse: put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man. . . . And I recall yet another expression concerning the sons of man, those very ones who make life so difficult for you: they are children of...
Стр. 156 - It was about the year 78 that he built a chain of forts from the Clyde to the Forth, to prevent the incursions of the inhabitants of the North.
Стр. 6 - They are rocks, dear, and are just the tops or heads of a rocky mountain, rising out of the deep sea. They are called the Fame Islands, and I have something interesting to tell you about them.

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