A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans, Volumen3

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A. Fullarton, 1838
 

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Página 43 - LORD will have mercy on Jacob, and will yet choose Israel, and set them in their own land: and the strangers shall be joined with them, and they shall cleave to the house of Jacob.
Página 414 - I, A. B , do swear, and as I shall answer to God at the great day of judgment...
Página 147 - An immediate rush was made upon the Bank of England, which it is said 'only escaped bankruptcy by paying in sixpences, to gain time. The shops in general were shut...
Página 398 - If I was surprised to find him there, I was still more astonished when he acquainted me with the motives which had induced him to hazard a journey to England at this juncture. The impatience of his friends who were in exile had formed a scheme which was impracticable ; but although it had been as feasible as they had represented it to him, yet no preparation had been made, nor was anything ready to carry it into execution.
Página 343 - The judgment of the law is, and this high court doth award, that you, William, earl of Kilmarnock; George, earl of Cromarty ; and Arthur Lord Balmerino, and every of you, return to the prison of the Tower from whence you came : from thence you must be drawn to the place of execution : when you come there, you must be hanged by the neck, but not till you are dead...
Página 270 - ... violation, and then turned out naked, with their children, to starve on the barren heaths. One whole family was enclosed in a barn, and consumed to ashes. Those ministers of vengeance were so alert in the execution of their office, that in a few days there was neither house, cottage, man, nor beast, to be seen within the compass of fifty miles; all was ruin, silence, and desolation.
Página 300 - M'Kenzie who sat watching at the door of the hut, and overheard the debate, said in Erse, " Well, well ; he must be shot. You are the king, but we are the parliament, and will do what we choose.
Página 339 - Common for high treason; and had he been acquitted, or after condemnation found the royal mercy, the day of his enlargement was to have been that of their marriage. " I will not prolong the narrative by any repetition of what she suffered on sentence being passed...
Página 402 - ... proceeded so far as to assure him, according to his instructions, that an immediate interruption of all correspondence with his most powerful friends in England, and in short that the ruin of his interest, which was now daily increasing, would be the infallible consequence of his refusal ; yet he continued inflexible, and all M'Namara's entreaties and remonstrances were ineffectual.
Página 167 - ... said the Highlanders ate children, and made them their common food. Mr. Cameron having assured her that they would not injure either her, or her little children, or any person whatever, she looked at him for some moments with an air of surprise, and then opened a press, calling out with a loud voice, ' Come out, children, ' the gentleman will not eat you...

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