The life and diary of Lieut. Col. J. Blackader: of the Cameronian regiment, and deputy governor of Stirling castle (Google eBook)

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Published by H.S. Baynes, 1824 - Jacobite Rebellion, 1715 - 578 pages
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Page 439 - For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers : our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is none abiding.
Page 503 - His divine pleasure, and in his good time, restoring health and comfort to my family : " teach me so to number my days, that I may apply my heart to wisdom...
Page 512 - And the man of God said, Let her alone; for her soul is vexed within her : and the Lord hath hid it from me, and hath not told me.
Page 539 - Wait on the LORD, and keep his way, and he shall exalt thee to inherit the land: when the wicked are cut off, thou shalt see it.
Page 493 - For our rejoicing is this, the testimony of our conscience, that in simplicity and godly sincerity, not with fleshly wisdom, but by the grace of God, we have had our conduct in the world, and more abundantly to you-ward.
Page 349 - Thou hast put gladness in my heart, more than in the time that their corn and their wine increased. 8 I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep: for thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety.
Page 322 - When a man's ways please the Lord, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him.
Page 383 - Not to us, O Lord, not to us : but to thy name give glory.
Page 475 - 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 475 - I must not conceal, that when we saw the man whom they called our King, we found ourselves not at all animated by his presence, and if he was disappointed in us, we were tenfold more so in him. We saw nothing in him that looked like spirit.

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