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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 history of England from the landing of Csar to the reign of ..., Volume 2

Emily Cooper - Great Britain - 1877
...Maclan of Glencoe and his tribe could be well distinguished from the other Highlanders, ' it would be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves.' The fact that Maclan had taken his oath of allegiance was concealed from the king. Armed with this...
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The history of England from the accession of James the second. (Vol.5 ed. by ...

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1877
...and that tribe, if they can be XVIIL well distinguished from the other Highlanders, it will be 1692. proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." These words naturally bear a sense perfectly innocent, and would, but for the horrible event which...
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The annals of England, an epitome of English history [by W.E ..., Volume 5

William Edward Flaherty - 1877
...supposing that he signed it without perusing it. It runs thus : — "WILLIAM R. — 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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Contributions to the North British and Edinburgh reviews, 1844-1874 [by J ...

James Moncreiff (1st baron.) - 1878
...blaming him. That order, directed to the Commander of the Forces in Scotland, runs thus : " As for Mac Lm of Glencoe and " that tribe, if they can be well distinguished from the other Highlanders, it will he proper, for the vindication of publiu justice, to "extirpate that set of thieves." These words naturally...
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English history for the use of public schools, Volume 3

James Franck Bright - 1878
...instructions to the commander of the army in Scotland, were these words with regard to the clan of Glencoe : " It will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set ol thieves." William signed the order, probably without carefully reading it, almost certainly without...
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The History of England from the Accession of James II.

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1879
...blaming him. That order, directed to the Commander of the Forces in Scotland, runs thus: "As for MatIan of Glencoe and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished...from the other Highlanders, it will be proper. for Btirnet, ii., 89. Burnrt, in 1693. wrote thus about \Yilliam: "Ho suffers matters to run till there...
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A History of England, Volume 3

James Franck Bright - Great Britain - 1880
...instructions to the commander of the army in Scotland, were these words with regard to the clan of Glencoe : " It will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." William signed the order, probably without carefully reading it, almost certainly without understanding...
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English history for the use of public schools, Volume 3

James Franck Bright - 1880
...instructions to the commander of the army in Scotland, were these words with regard to the clan of Glencoe : " It will be proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves." William signed the order, probably without carefully reading it, almost certainly without understanding...
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A history of England for family use and the upper classes of schools, by the ...

Augusta Theodosia Drane - 1881 - 829 pages
...Mactlonnlds of Glencoe, if they can be well distinguished from tlic rest of the Highlanders, it will bo proper, for the vindication of public justice, to extirpate that set of thieves. WR" Dalrymple afterwards appealed to this double signature of the king's ns proving that it had more...
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History of England for Schools

E. Neville Johns - Great Britain - 1882
...alone had refused to take the oath, and asking him to sign an order -which ran thus : " As for Mac Ian of Glencoe, and that tribe, if they can be well distinguished...public justice to extirpate that set of thieves." William signed this paper, some think without carefully reading it, most probably without understanding...
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