Miscellanea Scotica: I. Life of Archbishop Sharp. Donald Munro's ... Description of the Western Isles. II. Martin's Voyage to St. Kilda. Buchanan's Chamæleon. III. Account of the murthoure of King James I. of Scotland. Supplement to the feuds and conflicts of the clans. Buchan's Description of St. Kilda

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Page 22 - Then Amnon hated her exceedingly; so that the hatred wherewith he hated her was greater than the love wherewith he had loved her.
Page 82 - But and if ye suffer for righteousness' sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled...
Page 1 - For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass : for he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway forgetteth what manner of man he was.
Page 107 - Because thou hast let go out of thy hand a man whom I appointed to utter destruction, therefore thy life shall God's judgment against Ahab go for his Ufe, and thy people for his people.
Page 24 - ... breast, ie a bare spot from which the feathers have fallen off with the heat in hatching; its egg is twice as big as that of a Solan goose, and is variously spotted, black, green, and dark...
Page 114 - Stuarts of Bute's blood, callit Mr. James ; he and his bluid are the best men in that countrey. In Arran is a loche callit Lochrenasay, with three or four small waters : two paroch kirks, the ane callit Kilbride, the uther callit Kylmure.
Page 63 - The inhabitants of St. Kilda are much happier th an the generality of mankind, being almost the only people in the world who feel the sweetness of true liberty...
Page 10 - Lavy, and a greater number of the lesser eggs, as they differed in proportion ; the largest of the eggs is near in bigness to that of a goose, the rest of the eggs gradually of a lesser size. We had the curiosity, after three weeks...
Page 25 - ... that such big houses of stone were made with hands; and for the pavements of the streets, he thought it must needs be altogether natural, for he could not believe that men would be at the pains to beat stones into the ground to walk upon. He stood dumb at the door of his lodging with the greatest admiration; and when he saw a coach and two horses, he thought it to be a little house they were drawing at their tail, with men in it; but he condemned the coachman for a fool to sit so uneasy, for...
Page 129 - ... part of the parochin being upon the mayne shoar of Mull, being onlie ane half myle distant from the said ile, and the haill parochin of it pertains to the prioress of Colmkill.

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