Glasghu facies : a view of the city of Glasgow; or, An account og its origin [&c.] by J. M'Ure. mdccxxxvi. Comprising also every history hitherto published, ed. by J.F.S. Gordon

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Page 994 - Behold, I have created the smith that bloweth the coals in the fire, and that bringeth forth an instrument for his work; and I have created the waster to destroy.
Page 994 - See, I have called by name Bezaleel the son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah : and I have filled him with the spirit of God, in wisdom, and in understanding, and in knowledge, and in all manner of workmanship...
Page 1001 - Rights shall cease, and it shall be lawful for any person to carry on or deal in Merchandize, and to carry on or exercise any Trade or Handicraft, in any Burgh and elsewhere in Scotland, without being a burgess of such Burgh, or a Guild Brother, or a Member of any Guild, Craft or Incorporation...
Page 1006 - Street, to sell any thing pertaining to the crafts, or handy-work, but betwixt eight of the morning and two of the clock in the afternoon, under the penalty of forty shilling ; providing that tappers of linen and woolen cloth be suffered from morning to evening, at their pleasure, to sell.
Page 1191 - ... Glasgow owned one hundred and eleven vessels, amounting to 14,000 tons. In 1825 a fourth Act was got for deepening to thirteen feet at neap tides, and in fifteen years therefrom vessels of three hundred and four hundred tons, drawing twelve and thirteen feet water, were numerous in the harbour, although they could not pass the river in neap tides. The number of vessels had increased threefold, their tonnage fivefold, and the revenues had increased fivefold, amounting to upwards of 40,000 per...
Page 1095 - London, which indeed is a noble foundation : hut the house neither of that, nor Christ's Church, or any thing of that kind at Rome or Venice comes not up to the magnificence of this building, when it is finished, resembling more like a palace, than a habitation for necessitous old people and children.
Page 1246 - In 1744, appeared the celebrated edition of Horace, the proof sheets of which, it is well known, were hung up in the college, and a reward offered to any one who should discover an inaccuracy. It was printed under the care of George Ross, professor of humanity in the University, " a man ever to be remembered with respect and regret.
Page 978 - The surgeons took rank with the glovers, and others of a similar denomination only as barbers. They are mere offshoots of the barbers. Let others sneer at this as they may. Returning for a few moments longer to Mr. Carrick. He on another occasion (but we could give many similar droll stories about him,) was waited upon by a rising spruce customer of the Bank, with a batch of bills for discount . They seemed all to pass current, with the exception of one, the largest in amount. Robin shook his head....
Page 1179 - ... neede of, from time to time. Here hath likewise beene some who have adventured as farre as the Barbadoes ; but the losse they have sustayned by reason of theyr goeing out and comeing home late every yeare, have made them discontinue goeing thither any more.
Page 969 - Miles' distance from the Town by some Hundreds of the Inhabitants on Horseback, who conducted them into the City, where they were received with Ringing of Bells and other Demonstrations of Joy. Thus, Sir, I have gone through all the steps of this melancholy Story, and shall now conclude my Letter with some general Reflections upon the whole. 1st. The Provost of Glasgow seems to me to have acted the most prudent part in his whole Management with respect to these Disorders.

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