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" As for Mac Ian of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the other Highlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves. "
The West of Scotland in History: Being Brief Notes Concerning Events, Family ... - Page 86
by Joseph Irving - 1885 - 359 pages
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The republic of letters, [ed.] by A. Whitelaw

Alexander Whitelaw - 1833
...devoted MaoIan who had already done all that was required of others. The words are remarkable:—"As for Maclan of Glencoe, and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders, it will bo proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that...
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The Republic of Letters: A Selection, in Poetry and Prose, from ..., Volume 3

Alexander Whitelaw - Literature - 1835
...devoted MacIan who had already done all that was required of others. The words are remarkable : — " As for Maclan of Glencoe, and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate ih:.i...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Tales of a grandfather

Walter Scott - France - 1836
...devoted Mac Ian, who had already done all that was required of others. The words are remarkable : — " As for Maclan of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that...
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Scotland, Volume 2

William Beattie - 1838
...; and that, " if the tribe of Glenco could be separated from the rest of the Highlanders, it would be proper for the vindication of public justice to extirpate that set of thieves !"* For the execution of this barbarous edict, care was taken to employ a detachment from the regiment...
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Memoirs of Sir Ewen Cameron of Locheill, Chief of the Clan Cameron: With an ...

John Drummond - 1842 - 412 pages
...article concerning Glencoe (which was the fourth) runs in these words : " WILLIAM R. " As for M'lan of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders. It will be proper, for vindication of publick justice, to extirpate that sett...
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Tragedies: To which are Added a Few Sonnets and Verses

Thomas Noon Talfourd - English poetry - 1844 - 276 pages
...who had already done all that was required of othars. The words are remarkable : — " As for Mac Ian of Glencoe, and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that...
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Tragedies: To which are Added a Few Sonnets and Verses

Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - English literature - 1846 - 267 pages
..."As for Mac Ian of Glencoe, and that tribe, if they cau be well distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication...public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." You will remark the hypocritical clemency and real cruelty of these instructions, which profess a readiness...
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Lives of the Queens of England, from the Norman Conquest: With ..., Volume 11

Agnes Strickland, Elisabeth Strickland - Great Britain - 1847 - 440 pages
...WILLIAM R.1 " As for the M'Donalds of Glencoe, if they can well be distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders, it will be proper for the vindication...of public justice to extirpate that set of thieves. WR" This extermination, which was extended in intention to the Frasers, and other clans in the Highlands,...
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 25

Sir Walter Scott - 1847
...devoted Maclan, who had already done all that was required of others. ' The words are remarkable : — " As for Maclan of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that...
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Lives of the queens of England, from the Norman conquest. By A ..., Volume 11

Agnes Strickland - 1847
...As for the M'Donalds of Glencoe, if they can well be distinguished from the rest of the Higblanders, it will be proper for the vindication of public justice to extirpate that set of thieves. WR" This extermination, which was extended in intention to the Frasers, and other clans in the Highlands,...
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