Publications, Issue 2; Issue 42

Front Cover

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages


Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 441 - His nom de guerre seems to have been derived from the dance called the Galliard. The word is still used in Scotland, to express an active, gay, dissipated character.
Page 622 - Trials and also in the Historical and Genealogical Account of the principal Families of the Name of Kennedy, recently published, all the incidents then discovered relative to the accumulated acts of villainy perpetrated by THE I, Arm.
Page 604 - Hattock with my top,' and immediately they all saw the top lifted up from the ground, but could not see which way it was carried, by reason of a cloud of dust which was raised at the same time. They sought for the top all about the place where it was taken up, but in vain ; and it was found afterwards in the churchyard, on the other side of the church.
Page 604 - Murray) his predecessors; of whom it is reported that, upon a time, when he was walking abroad in the fields, near to his own house, he was suddenly carried away, and found the next day at Paris, in THE FRENCH KING'S cellar, with a silver cup in his hand. That, being brought into THE KING'S presence, and questioned by him,
Page 390 - ... the strenth of ane act and decreit of the lordis thairof ; and be thir presentis, commandis and ordanis Mr.
Page 604 - ... (this is the word which the fairies are said to use when they remove from any place), whereupon he cried 'Horse and Hattock' also, and was immediately caught up and transported through the air by the fairies, to that place, where, after he had...
Page 604 - ... turn round, which motion continued advancing till it came to the place where they were, whereupon they began to bless themselves ; but one of their number being, it seems, a little more bold and confident than his companions, said ' Horse and Hattock with my top...
Page 590 - He was created an English Peer, by the titles of Baron of Ennerdale, in Cumberland, and Earl of Cambridge...
Page 379 - JAMES, be the Grace of God King of Scottis, to all and sindry quhom it efferis.
Page 604 - CUP," — but has nothing engraven upon it except the arms of the Family. ' The gentleman by whose means I came to know the Lord Duffus's sentiment of the foregoing story, being tutor to his lordship's eldest son, told me another little passage of the same nature, whereof he was an eye-witness. He reports, that when he was a boy at school, in the town of FORRES, yet not so young but that he had years and capacity both to observe...

Bibliographic information