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" These, my lads, are the foes who expect to convey us in bonds to the English king ; but by your courage, and the help of God, they shall fail. Set yourselves in order, every man to his station. Charge, gunners ; let the crossbows be ready ; have the lime-pots... "
The History, Ancient and Modern, of the Sheriffdoms of Fife and Kinross ... - Page 332
by Sir Robert Sibbald - 1803 - 468 pages
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The Scotsman's Library: Being a Collection of Anecdotes and Facts ...

James Mitchell - Scotland - 1825 - 740 pages
...convey us in bomb to the English king : but by your courage, and the help ol God, they shall tail. Set yourselves in order, every man to his station....let the crossbows be ready : have the lime-pots and tire-balls to the tops : two-handed swords to the fore-rooms. Be stout, be diligent, for your own sakes,...
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The History of Dunbar, from the Earliest Records to the Present Period: With ...

James Miller - Castles - 1830 - 296 pages
...superior numbers, prepared for the attack. " These, my lads," he exclaimed, " are the foes who expect to convey us in bonds to the English king ; but, by...your courage, and the help of God, they shall fail. Charge, gunners : let the crossbows be ready ; have the lime-pots and fire-balls to the tops ; two-handed...
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History of the County of Fife: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 1

John M. Leighton - Fife (Scotland) - 1840
...encouragement to his men to meet the foe bravely. " These my lads," said he, " are the foes who expect to convey us in bonds to the English king : but by...Charge gunners : let the cross-bows be ready ; have the lime pots and fire balls to the tops ; and the two-handed swords to the fore-rooms. Be stout — be...
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Historical Tales of the Wars of Scotland, and of the Border Raids ..., Volume 1

Scotland - 1849
...lads, are the foes who expect to convey us in bonds to the King of England, but by your courage, and by the help of God, they shall fail. Set yourselves in order, every man to his station. Charge guns, let the cross-bows be ready; have the lime-pots and fire-balls to the tops ; two-handed swords...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 19

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1852
...mariner. •' My lads," he exclaimed, " these are the foes who would convey us in bonds to the foot of au English king ; but, by your courage and the help of God, they shall fail ! Set yourselves in order — repair every man to his station — chargo home, gunners — crossbowmen to the tops — two-handed...
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The history of Dunbar: from the earliest records to the present time

James Miller - Dunbar (Scotland) - 1859 - 320 pages
...prepared for the attack. " These, my lads," he exclaimed, " are the foes who expect to convey us iu bonds to the English king ; but, by your courage, and the help of God, they shall fail. Charge, gunners: let the cross-bows bo ready ; have the lime-pots and fire-balls to the tops ; two-handed...
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The Constable of France: And Other Military Historiettes

James Grant - Adventure and adventurers - 1866 - 366 pages
...mariner. " My lads," he exclaimed, " these are the foes who would convey us in bonds to the foot of an English king; but, by your courage and the help of God, they shall fail ! Set yourselves in order— repair every man to his station — charge home, gunners — crossbowmen to the tops — two-handed...
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British battles on land and sea, Volume 1

James Grant - Battles - 1873
...of the time. "My lads," said he, "these are the foes who would convey us in bonds to the foot of an English king; but, by your courage and the help of God, they shall fail ! Set yourselves in order ; repair every man to his station — crossbow-men to the tops — two-handed swords to the fore-rooms...
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The book of Scottish anecdote, collected and ed. by A. Hislop

Alexander Hislop (publisher) - 1874
...his men in the plain and boisterous phrase of the sea — "These, my lads, are the foes who expect to convey us in bonds to the English king ; but by...ready ; have the lime-pots and fire-balls to the tops ; two-handed swords z I THE BOOK OF SCOTTISH ANECDOTE. to the fore-rooms. Be stout, be diligent, for...
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The great triumphs of great men

1875
...addressed his men in the plain and boisterous phrase of the sea : " There, my lads, are the foes who expect to convey us in bonds to the English king; but by...ready ; have the lime-pots and fire-balls to the tops ; two-handed swords to the fore-rooms. Be stout, bediligent, for your own sakes, and for the honour...
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