Constable's miscellany of original and selected publications, Volume 42

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Page 249 - And there are seven kings: five are fallen, and one is, and the other is not yet come; and when he cometh, he must continue a short space. 11 And the beast that was, and is not, even he is the eighth, and is of the seven, and goeth into perdition.
Page 248 - Therefore the redeemed of the Lord shall return, and come with singing unto Zion ; and everlasting joy shall be upon their head : they shall obtain gladness and joy ; and sorrow and mourning shall flee away.
Page 248 - Make bright the arrows; gather the shields: the LORD hath raised up the spirit of the kings of the Medes: for his device is against Babylon, to destroy it; because it is the vengeance of the LORD, the vengeance of his temple.
Page 137 - MY own misfortunes are not so nigh my heart as yours ; it grieves me beyond what I can express, to see so many brave and worthy gentlemen, who had once the prospect of being the chief officers in my army, reduced to the stations of private sentinels. Nothing but your loyalty, and that of a few of my subjects in Britain, who are forced from their allegiance by the Prince of Orange, and who, I know, will be ready on all occasions to serve me and my distressed family, could make me willing to live.
Page 191 - MANIFESTO, by the Noblemen, Gentlemen, and others, who dutifully appear at this time in asserting the undoubted right of their lawful Sovereign James the Eighth, by the grace of God, King of Scotland, England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, and for relieving this his ancient Kingdom from the oppressions and grievances it lies under.
Page 297 - Some said the circumstances he found us in dejected him ; I am sure the figure he made dejected us; and, had he sent us but 5000 men of good troops, and never himself come amongst us, we had done other things than we have now done...
Page 88 - Such of us as shall live and win the battle, will have the reward of a gracious king, and the praise of all good men. In God's name, then, let us go on ; and let this be your word : King James and the Church of Scotland, which God long preserve...
Page 296 - His person was tall and thin, seeming to incline to be lean rather than to fill as he grows in years. His countenance was pale, yet he seems to be sanguine in his constitution, and has something of a vivacity in his eye that perhaps would have been more visible, if he had not been under dejected circumstances and surrounded with...
Page 330 - To this petition the king answered, that on this, and all other occasions, he would do what he thought most consistent with the dignity of his crown and the safety of his people.
Page 86 - It signifies little," replied the other, " what I would like ; but I recommend it to you to be prepared, or perhaps my father and his wild savages may be nearer to you before night than you would like.

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