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India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy
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Page xi - Histoire abregee de tous les Roys de France, Angleterre et Escosse, mise en ordre par forme d'Harmonie : contenant aussi un brief discours de 1'ancienne alliance, et mutuel secours entre la France et 1'Escosse.
Page v - THE EARL OF GLASGOW, [PRESIDENT.] ROBERT ADAM, ESQ. ROBERT AIRD, ESQ. JOHN BAIN, ESQ. [TREASURER.] 5 JOSEPH BAIN, ESQ. ROBERT BELL, ESQ. THE MARQUIS OF BUTE. LORD JOHN CAMPBELL. JOHN D. CARRICK, ESQ. 10 HENRY COCKBURN, ESQ. JAMES. DENNISTOUN, ESQ. JOHN DILLON, ESQ. JAMES DOBIE, ESQ. RICHARD DUNCAN, ESQ. 15 JAMES EWING, ESQ. [VICE.PRESIDENT.] KIRKMAN FINLAY, ESQ. JOHN FULLARTON, ESQ. JAMES HILL, ESQ. LAURENCE HILL, ESQ.
Page 162 - Maiefty, out of his awin mowth, declairis the haill forme of this treftoune to the pepill ; and defyrit the Minifteris of Edr to fchaw the famin to the pepill out of pulpett on the nixt Sabothe ; the quhilk thay refuifiet, faying, ' it wea nocht pertinent to thame,4 nor thay had no warrand of the Word for thame to preiche fie doctreyne.
Page 157 - This Sir James wes ane Scottis man of bluid, albeit his landis lyis in Yrland. He was ane braw man of persone and behaviour, bot had nocht the Scottis tong, nor na language bot...
Page 175 - King compell him to tak him be the hand, he was in ane grit reside aganis the Lard of Johneftoune, bot buir the fame within him felff. And on the wther pairt, the Laird of Johneftoune, thinking that this wes the beft tyme to 1 Advocates
Page 162 - The toune of Sanct Johneftoune ryffis and cumis to the 3ett of Gowreyis lions, and cryis for their Proweft ; and be mekill ado, was pacifeyit, be the Kingis mowth. The quhilk being done, the King lowpis on horfe and cumis to Falkland ; and than our the wattir to Edinbrughe. And on the nynt day of Augnft, Mr Patrik Galloway maid ane preitching at the Corfe of Edr, giffand God thankis for the delyueranci!
Page 160 - Kingis perfoun ; hewand ane rewendge hairt for the bluid of his fader: ffor, being inquiritt be fum, ' Gif he wes to beir querrell at Crowner5 Stewartt,' quha had beine the principall taker of his fader, at the tyme of his executioune? His anfuer wes, that ' ane egill killed na fleis,'6 meaning that his rewendge fuld nocht be fo law.7 And heaffing to his fecund broder, ane gallant manne, quha wes ftyllit ' Maifter,' and had to name Mr Allexander Ruthwene.