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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 Living Age ..., Volume 16

1848
...Glencoe, which were issued on 16th January, 1692, are as follows : — " 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 public justice to extirpate that set of thieves." "WR"...
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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 39

Great Britain - 1849
...these people should be swept off with an open, though a ruthless hand. His words are, — 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 public justice to extirpate that set of thieves. —...
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Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers and Other Poems

William Edmondstoune Aytoun - Scotland - 1849 - 351 pages
...Glencoe, which were issued on 16th January 1692, are as follows : — " 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 public justice to extirpate that set of thieves. ...
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History of Scotland for junior classes

Henry White - 1850
...obtained to documents, by which the inhabitants of Glencoe were to be sacrificed on the ground that " it will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." In the secretary's letter of instructions it was laid down that the best time for the attack was " in...
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The Scottish magazine, and churchman's review, Volume 3

1851
...regarding Glencoe, which were issued on 16th January 1692, are as follows:— " 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 public justice to extirpate that set of thieyes. WR"...
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The Martyrs, Heroes and Bards of the Scottish Covenant

George Gilfillan - Covenanters - 1852 - 256 pages
...— "As for Maclan of Glencoe, and that tribe, if they can well be distinguished from the rest of the highlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication...public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." In order to procure such savage and wholly needless proclamations (for be it observed all the highlanders,...
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The Dramatic Works of Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd

Sir Charles Noon Talfourd - 1852 - 381 pages
..." As for Mae Ian of Glencoe, and that tribe, if they can he 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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The Dramatic Works of Sir Thomas Noon Talfourd, D.C.L.

Thomas Noon Talfourd - English drama - 1852 - 369 pages
...who had already done all that was required of others. 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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The Scottish Christian journal, Volumes 1-2

1853
...— 'As for Maolan of Glencoe, and that tribe, if they can well be distinguished from the rest of the Highlanders, it will be proper, for the vindication...public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves. ' In order to procure such savage and wholly needless proclamations (for be it observed all the Highlanders,...
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Tales of a grandfather. Second series

Walter Scott - 1853
...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, ij will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that...
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